Published on Brock University (http://www.brocku.ca)
Department of Geography
Office: MC C-328
Phone: 905.688.5550, ext. 4975
Field: Economic Geography
Background: B.A. (Indiana), M.A. (Indiana), Ph.D. (UCLA).
Research Interests: cultural industries; locational dynamics of media industries; regional political economy; Niagara's changing economy
Courses Recently or Currently Taught
Boggs, J.S. (2012) "Book publishing: Dying one Chapter(s) at a time?" In I. Wagman & P. Urquhart (Eds.) Cultural industries.ca - Making sense of Canadian media in a digital age. (pp. 94-109). Toronto: Lorimer.
Boggs, J.S. (2010) An overview of Canada's contemporary book trade in light of (nearly) four decades of policy interventions. Publishing Research Quarterly 26(1): 24-45.
Boggs, J.S. (2009) Cultural industries and the creative economy- Vague but useful concepts. Geography Compass 3(4): 1483-1498.
Boggs, J.S.(2005) The geographical sources of competitive advantage and specialization in the book trade of Frankfurt-am-Main and Berlin . Unpublished doctoral dissertation, J. Agnew & A. J. Scott (Co-Chairs), University of California, Los Angeles.
Bathelt, H. & Boggs, J.S. (2004) Continuities, ruptures and re-bundling of regional development paths: Leipzig's metamorphosis. In G. Fuchs and P. Shapira (Eds.), Rethinking regional innovation and change: Path Dependency or Regional Breakthrough? (pp. 147-170). New York: Springer.
Bathelt, H. & Boggs, J.S. (2003) Towards a reconceptualization of development paths: Is Leipzig's creative industries cluster continuation of or a rupture with the past? Economic Geography 79(3), 265-293.
Boggs, J.S. & Rantisi, N. (2003) An introduction to relational economic geographies. The Journal of Economic Geography 3(2), 1-8.
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