ISBN-10:
0415266963
ISBN-13:
9780415266963
Pub. Date:
05/01/2004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Globalization and Social Change: People and Places in the New Economy / Edition 1

Globalization and Social Change: People and Places in the New Economy / Edition 1

by Diane Perrons

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ISBN-13: 9780415266963
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Diane Perrons is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography and Environment and a Fellow of the Gender Institute at the London School of Economics.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsx
1Analysing Globalization and Social Change1
Part IMeasuring and theorizing inequality and uneven development31
2Uneven Geographical Development within the Global Economy35
3Theorizing Uneven Development55
Part IIEconomic integration, new divisions of labour and gender relations81
4The Global Division of Labour and the Feminization of Employment: Women's Role in Cool Chains, the Integrated Circuit and Care Chains89
5The New Global Division of Labour and the Old Industrial Regions: Uneven Regional Development in the UK127
Part IIIThe new economy, globalization and geography165
6The New Economy and the Digital Divide: Global and Social Divisions169
7Living and Working in Superstar Regions202
Part IVShaping development237
8Social Reproduction and the State239
9Globalization, Participation and Empowerment282
10Conclusion: Challenging the Divided World319
References332
Index358

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