This book explores the reconfiguration of economic spaces in the 'new Europe' with a focus on the post-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. It brings together new perspectives on the economic transformations in post-socialist countries as they struggle with the development of market mechanisms.
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Author Biography - John Pickles
JOHN PICKLES is the Earl N. Phillips Distinguished Professor of International Studies in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. His main research interests are in regional economic transformation in Eastern Europe, the political economy of European integration, geographies of the global apparel industry, and cultural studies. He has published numerous articles in these fields, as well as several books, the most recent of which are A History of Spaces: Cartographic Reason, Mapping, and the Geo-Coded World and State and Society in Post-Socialist Economies.