Assembling for Development: The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States

Assembling for Development: The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States

by Leslie Sklair
     
 

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First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for export. Through this detailed study of the maquila industry, Sklair

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First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for export. Through this detailed study of the maquila industry, Sklair charts the progress from the political imperialism of colonial days to the economic imperialism of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136856648
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Development
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
1 MB

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