Jane Pollard’s research interests embrace geographies of money and finance and their intersection with regional economic development. Recent work explores the role of different financial intermediaries in regional economic development, entrepreneurs’ construction and navigation of their financial networks and the diversity of financial and other knowledges that generate economic co-ordination in different social, cultural, religious and viagra discounts demographic contexts. Over the last decade she has published articles in journals such as Antipode, Area, the Journal of Economic Geography, Environment and Planning A, Geoforum, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers and Urban Studies. Her recent book chapters include pieces in Pike et al. (2010) Handbook of local and regional economic development, Phillips (2009) Spaces of hope for Muslims (Zed Books) and Fuller et al. (2009) Interrogating alterity (Ashgate). She sits on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Economic Geography, Geography Compass and Growth and Change.
Books by Jane Pollard
Edited by Alex Hughes, Cheryl McEwan, Jane Pollard
Postcolonial approaches to understanding economies are of increasing academic and political significance as questions about the nature of globalisation, transnational flows of capital and workers and the making and re-making of territorial borders assume centre stage in debates about contemporary economies and policy. Despite the growing academic and political urgency in understanding how ‘other’ cultures encounter ‘the west’, economics-oriented approaches within social… (more information)