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Author Pickles, John
Title Articulations of Capital : Global Production Networks and Regional Transformations
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Series Editors' Preface -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Part 1 Articulating Capital in Global Production Networks -- Chapter 1 Articulations of Capital -- Introduction -- Globalization, Post-Socialist Liberalization and Structural Adjustment -- Transformations in Apparel Global Value Chains -- Consequences of the Global Shift -- The Structure of the Book -- Notes -- Chapter 2 Economic Geography, Conjuncture and the Dynamics of Capital -- Introduction -- From Global Commodity and Value Chains to Global Production Networks and Beyond -- Articulation/Disarticulation and Differential Inclusion in Global Production Networks -- Towards a Conjunctural Economic Geography of Global Production Networks: Conjuncturalism, Context and Embeddedness -- Conclusion: Post-Socialism and Conjunctural Economic Geographies -- Notes -- Part 2 Working off the Past: Context and Complexity in Apparel Global Production Networks -- Chapter 3 Working in the Post-Socialist Apparel Economy -- Starting Again with Labour -- From State Socialist Full-Package Production to Export Processing -- Post-Socialist Regional Divisions of Labour -- Low-Wage Production and the "Sweatshop Trope" -- Struggles over Work and Working Conditions -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 4 Managing Europe's Golden Bands: Trade Policy and the Regulation of Production Networks -- Institutional and Policy Frameworks of the Golden Bands -- Trade Policy in Apparel Global Production Networks -- Global and Macro-Regional Trade Liberalization in Textiles and Apparel -- Outward Processing Trade and the Origins and Reconfiguration of Pan-European Apparel Production -- European Union Apparel Lead Firms and the Europeanization of Supply Chains -- Conclusion -- Notes
Chapter 5 Transformations, Legacies and Networks: The State and Market Globalizations -- Introduction -- Apparel and State Socialist Models of Development -- State Socialist Institutional Legacies -- Outsourcing and Delocalization from the 1980s to post-1989 -- From MFA Phase-Out to European Union Accession and the Economic Crisis -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Part 3 Industrial Dynamics, Regionalization and the Conjunctural Economy of Global Production Networks -- Chapter 6 Theorizing Transition and the Dynamics of Capital: The Diverse Trajectories of Post‐socialist Firms -- Introduction -- Industrial Upgrading, Regional Transformations and the Diversity of Industrial Trajectories -- Negotiating Assembly Production: Post-Socialist Downgrading from Fully Integrated Production to Outward Processing -- Functional, Product and Process Upgrading and Market Proximity -- Diversification and Own-Product Development -- Low-Value Full-Package Domestic Market Producers -- Full-Package Export Production and the Emergence of Regional Production Networks -- Conclusion: Understanding Diverse Trajectories of Industrial Upgrading -- Notes -- Chapter 7 Border Reconfigurations and the Frontiers of Capital -- Introduction -- Regionalization and Globalization: Apparel Sourcing, Trade Liberalization and the Spectre of China -- Cross-Border Production, Geo-Economic/Geo-Political Integration and New Spatial Divisions of Labour -- Emerging Cross-Border Economic Spaces and Production Regimes -- The Limits of Cross-Border Production -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter 8 Regionalization and the Palimpsests of Production: Delocalization, Legacies and Firm Differentiation -- Introduction -- Post-Socialist Transformations on the Periphery -- Domesticating Ishleme -- The Post-Socialist Firm: Ishleme 2.0 and the Return of Stitch-Up -- Conclusion -- Notes
Chapter 9 The Cultural Economies of Post-Socialism: Ethnicity, Garage Firms and Regional Markets -- Introduction: Embeddedness and Relational Economies -- Firm Diversity, Local Embeddedness and End Markets -- The Garage Firms of Haskovo -- Regional Markets and Transborder Traders: The Dimitrovgrad Market -- The Perfect Storm and the Future of Local Production Systems -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Part 4 Conclusion -- Chapter 10 Conclusion -- Working Beyond "Common Sense" in the Industrial Politics of Apparel -- Diverse Trajectories and Industrial Upgrading -- The Role of the State in Global Production Networks -- The Apparel Industry and Regional Economic Futures -- Note -- Appendix 1 Firm-level Restructuring in the Slovak Textiles and Clothing Sector, 2004-2013 -- Appendix 2 Key to Figure 9.14 Dimitrovgrad Market, 2011 -- References -- Index -- EULA
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pickles, John Articulations of Capital : Global Production Networks and Regional Transformations Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2016 9781118632864
Subject Economic geography
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Alt Author Smith, Adrian
Begg, Robert
Bucek, Milan
Roukova, Poli
P�stor, Rudolf
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