Kevin Cox

Kevin R. Cox is a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Geography at the Ohio State University. Born in England in 1939, he now lives in the United States, since 1961. He is the author of numerous books including, more recently, Making Human Geography (2014) and The Politics of Urban and Regional Development and the American Exception (2016). He has a personal website, Unfashionable Geographies. His interests include the politics of development, geographic thought and South Africa. He is a Guggenheim Fellow.

The State and Varieties of Space Economy. Peer review

Kevin Cox | 09.08.2018

The Varieties of Capitalism literature is relatively aspatial. The focus is on differences between countries rather than within. Yet one can identify processes, varying from one country to another, that help create differences in development between cities and regions, albeit in quite different ways. The contrast between the United States and the countries of Western Europe is stark. In the latter, development policy has been subject to strong central government intervention. In the United States, development is more a [...]