The New International Division of Labour: Structural Unemployment in Industrialised Countries and Industrialisation in Developing Countries

The New International Division of Labour: Structural Unemployment in Industrialised Countries and Industrialisation in Developing Countries

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by Folker Frobel, Jurgen Heinrichs, Otto Kreye
     
 

The main thesis of this study is that the world economy is undergoing a profound structural change that is forcing companies to reorganise their production on a global scale.See more details below

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The main thesis of this study is that the world economy is undergoing a profound structural change that is forcing companies to reorganise their production on a global scale.

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ISBN-13:
9780521287203
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/10/1981
Series:
Studies in Modern Capitalism Series
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Tables; Abbreviations; Foreword; Introduction; 1. The new international division of labour in the world economy; 2. The new international division of labour: a phase in the development of the world capitalist system; Part I. The Development of the Federal German Textile and Garment Industry as an Example of the New International Division of Labour: 3. World production and employment and garment industry, and world trade in textiles and clothing; 4. Unemployment in the development of the world capitalist system; Part I. The Development of the Federal German textile and garment industry as determined by developments in the world economy; 5. The export-orientated industrialisation of the developing and centrally planned economies in the field of textiles and clothing; 6. The relocation of production of companies from the Federal German textile and garment industry to sites abroad; 7. Determinants of the development of the world market for production sites; 8. The new international division of labour: direction by and response of institutions from the traditional industrial countries; 9. Conclusion; Part II. The Advance of the New International Division of Labour: Employment Abroad by Federal German Industrial Companies: 10. The new international division of labour and employment abroad by Federal German industrial companies; 11. Production and employment by region; 12. Structural features of production and employment abroad; 13. The economic and political determinants and consequences of increased production abroad; Part III. The World Market Oriented Industrialisation of the Developing Countries: Free Production Zones and World Market Factories: 14. Free production zones in Asia, Africa and Latin America: a survey; 15. The structure of production in free production zones and world market factories; 16. The labour market and working conditions in free production zones and world market factories; 17. The impact of world market oriented industrialisation on the socio-economic development of developing countries.

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