Papers in Journals since 2001


“A classic in human geography: William Bunge’s (1971) Fitzgerald: Geography of a Revolution”  Progress in Human Geography. [pdf]


“‘Nothing includes everything’: Towards engaged pluralism in Anglophone economic geography.”  Progress in Human Geography 34, 193-214. [pdf]

“Taking the pulse of the dead.” Progress in Human Geography 34, 668-677. [pdf]


"Obituaries, war, ‘corporeal remains, and life." Progress in Human Geography 33, 693-701.  [pdf]

"Situating the new economy: Contingencies of regeneration and dislocation in Vancouver’s inner city" (with Tom Hutton).  Urban Studies 46, 1249-71 [pdf].

“Standards? What standards?” Progress in Human Geography 33, 118-20. [pdf]

"Not only … but also: critical and quantitative geography." The Professional Geographer 61, 1542-54. [pdf]

"Nature, economy, and the space­–place distinction.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 27, 966-986. [pdf]


"American pragmatism: towards a geographical introduction."  Geoforum 39, 1542-1554 (2008).[pdf]

"Geography's underworld: the military-industrial complex, mathematical modelling, and the quantitative revolution."  Geoforum 39, 3-16 (2008). [pdf]

"Life and death." Progress in Human Geography 32, 650-58 (2008).  [pdf]

"Making space for the market: live performances, dead objects, and economic geography." Compass 3, 1-17 (2008).  [pdf]

"Stuck in a mess (again)." Geoforum 32, 1807-1811. [pdf]


"The geographical state: the development of Canadian geography."  Journal of Higher Ecucation and Geography, 31, 161-77 (2007).[pdf]


“Situating economic geographical teaching” Journal of Higher Education and Geography, 30, 405-09 (2006). [pdf - 31KB]

“Between regions: Science, militarism, and American geography from World War to Cold War” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 96, 807-826 (2006). [pdf - 140KB]

“Saying yes without saying yes to progress.” Progress in Human Geography, 30, 580-4 (2006). [pdf - 32KB]


“Geographical intelligence: American geographers and Research and Analysis in the Office of Strategic Services 1941-1945.” Journal of Historical Geography, 32, 149-68 (2005). [pdf - 146KB]

“No Greek-letter writing: local models of resource economies” (with Roger Hayter) Growth and Change, 36, 453-70 (2005). [pdf - 178KB]


“The rise (and decline) of American regional science: lessons for the new economic geography?” Journal of Economic Geography, 4, 107 - 129 (2004). [pdf - 2.3MB]

’The background of our lives:’ David Harvey’s The Limits to Capital.” Antipode, 36, 408-13 (2004). [pdf - 33KB]

“A paper related to everything, but more related to local thing.” Annals, Association of American Geographers, 94, 278-83 (2004). [pdf - 118KB]

English version of “L’évolution des styles: de l’analyse spatiale des années 1960 à la culture du lieu des années 2000 dans la géographie économique anglo-américaine” (Styles of the times: 1960s spatial science versus the millennial ‘cultural turn’ in Anglo-American economic geography). Géographie et Culture, 49, 43-58 (2004). [pdf - 49KB]

“Placing ideas: Genius Loci, heterotopia, and geography’s quantitative revolution.” Progress in Human Geography, 29, 565-95 (2004). [pdf - 1.1MB]


“The place of locational analysis: a selective and interpretive history.” Progress in Human Geography, 27, 69-95 (2003). [pdf - 291KB]

“The 90s show: Culture leaves the farm and hits the street,” Urban Geography, 24, 479-492 (2003). [pdf - 64KB]

“What’s wrong with American regional science? A view from science studies.” Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 26, 3-26(2003). [pdf - 1.9MB]

“Relocating resource peripheries to the core of economic geography’s theorizing: Rationale and agenda” (with Roger Hayter and Mike Bradshaw) Area, 35, 15-23 (2003) [pdf]

Behrish, T., Hayter, R., and Barnes, T. J. “Resource town restructuring, youth and changing labour market expectations: The case of grade 12 students in Powell River, BC” (with Trina Behrish and Roger Hayter) BC Studies, 103, 75-103 (2003). [pdf]


“Performing economic geography: two men, two books and a cast of thousands.” Environment and Planning A, 34, 487-512 (2002). [pdf - 113KB]

“Critical notes on economic geography from an aging radical. Or radical notes on economic geography from a critical age.” ACME:An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies (, 1, 8-14 (2002). [pdf - 34KB]


“On theory, history and anoraks” Antipode, 33, 162-8 (2001). [pdf]

“Lives lived, and lives told: biographies of geography’s quantitative revolution.” Society and Space: Environment and Planning D 19. 409-29 (2001). [pdf - 191KB]

“The place of numbers: histories, geographies and theories of
quantification” (with Matt Hannah).  Society and Space: Environment and Planning D 19 404-08 (2001).  [pdf]

“‘In the beginning was economic geography’: A science studies approach to disciplinary history.” Progress in Human Geography 25, 455-78 (2001). [pdf -115KB]

“Retheorizing economic geography: From the quantitative revolution to the ‘cultural turn’.” Annals, Association of American Geographers, 91, 546-65 (2001). [pdf - 130KB]

“Canada's resource economy” (with Roger Hayter). The Canadian Geographer, 45, 36-
41 (2001). [pdf]

“Stormy weather: Cyclones, Harold Innis, and Port Alberni, British Columbia” (with Roger Hayter and Elizabeth Hay).  Environment and Planning A, 33, 2127-2148 (2001). [pdf]