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Global shift : mapping the changing contours of the world economy / Peter Dicken.

By: Dicken, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: New York : Guilford Press, ©2007Edition: 5th edition.Description: xxii, 599 pages : illustration, maps ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781593854362 (alkaline paper); 1593854366 (alkaline paper); 9781593854379 (hardcover : alkaline paper); 1593854374 (hardcover : alkaline paper).Subject(s): Industries -- History -- 20th century | International economic relations | International business enterprises | Economic policy | Globalization -- Economic aspects | Technological innovations -- Economic aspectsDDC classification: 338.09/051 Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Questioning 'globalization' -- Global shift : the changing global economic map -- Technological change : 'gales of creative destruction' -- Transnational corporations : the primary 'movers and shapers' of the global economy -- 'Webs of enterprise' : the geography of transnational production networks -- 'The state is dead-- long live the state' -- 'Doing it their way' : variations in state economic policies -- Dynamics of conflict and collaboration : the uneasy relationship between TNCs and states -- 'Fabric-ating fashion' : the clothing industries -- 'Wheels of change' : the automobile industry -- 'Chips with everything' : the semiconductor industry -- 'We are what we eat' : the agro-food industries -- 'Making the world go round' : financial services -- 'Making the connections, moving the goods' : the logistics and distribution industries -- Winning and losing : an introduction -- Good or bad? evaluating the impact of TNCs on home and host economies -- Making a living in developed countries : where will the jobs come from? -- Making a living in developing countries : sustaining growth, enhancing equity, ensuring survival -- Making the world a better place.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-583) and index.

Questioning 'globalization' -- Global shift : the changing global economic map -- Technological change : 'gales of creative destruction' -- Transnational corporations : the primary 'movers and shapers' of the global economy -- 'Webs of enterprise' : the geography of transnational production networks -- 'The state is dead-- long live the state' -- 'Doing it their way' : variations in state economic policies -- Dynamics of conflict and collaboration : the uneasy relationship between TNCs and states -- 'Fabric-ating fashion' : the clothing industries -- 'Wheels of change' : the automobile industry -- 'Chips with everything' : the semiconductor industry -- 'We are what we eat' : the agro-food industries -- 'Making the world go round' : financial services -- 'Making the connections, moving the goods' : the logistics and distribution industries -- Winning and losing : an introduction -- Good or bad? evaluating the impact of TNCs on home and host economies -- Making a living in developed countries : where will the jobs come from? -- Making a living in developing countries : sustaining growth, enhancing equity, ensuring survival -- Making the world a better place.

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