Erik Swyngedouw

Dr. Erik Swyngedouw is Reader in Economic Geography and Fellow of St. Peter's College, Oxford University. He has previously worked at the University of Leuven, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Washington (Marshall-Monet Fellow in European Studies), and the Universities of Seville and Thessaloniki. He has a background in Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, and Geography. Over the past twenty years, he has worked extensively on questions of urban and regional development, theories of economic development, spatial development theories and perspectives, regulation theory. He has been particularly interested in the spatial dynamics of urban and regional change in capitalist societies. Empirical research has focused on Europe and the US. He has published over fifty academic articles and several books.



Recent Publications:

  • 2004 Glocalisations: The Political-Economy of Rescaling, Temple University Press, (forthcoming).
  • 2003 (with F. Moulaert and A Rodriguez) Globalising Urbanisation, Oxford University Press.
  • 2003 Flows of Power, Oxford University Press, Oxford.



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