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Remaking the Global Economy: Economic-Geographical Perspectives

Remaking the Global Economy: Economic-Geographical Perspectives

by Jamie Peck
     
 

ISBN-10: 076194897X

ISBN-13: 9780761948971

Pub. Date: 08/21/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'This book skillfully navigates the shoals of place and space to explain the intricacies of globalization. For those interested in the changing geography of global capitalism, Peck and Yeung is a "must read "' - James H Mittelman, American University

Remaking the Global Economy offers a state -of-the-art survey of geographical perspectives on the

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'This book skillfully navigates the shoals of place and space to explain the intricacies of globalization. For those interested in the changing geography of global capitalism, Peck and Yeung is a "must read "' - James H Mittelman, American University

Remaking the Global Economy offers a state -of-the-art survey of geographical perspectives on the restructuring and reorganization of the global economy. With contributions from leading figures in the globalization debate, the book explores the latest thinking and research, as well as the enduring controversies, across a range of interrelated issues, including:

- firm strategies and business knowledge

- interactions between firms and nation states

- production and innovation systems

- transnationalism and labour markets

- state restructuring.

Each of the specially commissioned chapters presents interdisciplinary insights into the complex processes of economic globalization and their impact on the organization of firms, markets, industries, regions, and institutions. An integrated and comprehensive account, this is a résumé of the latest work in the literature on globalization that will provide a detailed map of the geography of the global economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761948971
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/21/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Making Global Connections - Henry Wai-chung Yeung and Jamie Peck
A Geographer's Perspective
PART ONE: GROUNDING GLOBAL FLOWS
'Placing' Firms - Peter Dicken
Grounding the Debate on the 'Global' Corporation
Globalization, Transnationalism and the Asia-Pacific - Neil M Coe, Philip F Kelly and Kris Olds
The Marginalization of Everywhere? Emerging Geographies of Emerging Markets - Roger Lee
The Globalization of Environmental Management - Erica Schoenberger
International Investment in the Water, Waste-Water and Solid Waste Industries
PART TWO: PLACING GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE
The Spatial Life of Things - Meric S Gertler
The Real World Practice within the Global Firm
Spaces of Corporate Learning - Ash Amin
The Might of 'Might' - Nigel Thrift
How Social Power Is Being Refigured
Beyond the Cluster - Local Milieux and Global Connections - Anders Malmberg
PART THREE: REFIGURING GLOBAL RULES
Making Global Rules - Adam Tickell and Jamie Peck
Globalization or Neoliberalization?
Globalization: Faustian Bargain, Development Saviour or More of the Same? The Case of the Developing World and the Emerging International Trade Regime - Amy Glasmeier and Michael Conroy
'Glocalization' as a State Spatial Strategy - Neil Brenner
Urban Entrepreneurialism and the New Politics of Uneven Development in Western Europe
Global Production Systems and European Integration - Ray Hudson
De-Regionalizing, Re-Regionalizing and Re-Scaling Production Systems in Europe

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