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Author Dicken, Peter.

Title Global shift : reshaping the global economic map in the 21st century / Peter Dicken
Edition Fourth edition
Published London : SAGE, 2003


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Description xvii, 632 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Part I The Shifting Contours of the Geo-Economy-- 2 A New-Geo-Economy--3 The Changing Global Economic Map --Part II Processes of Global Shift-- 4 Technology: The 'Great Growling Engine of Change' -- 5 'The State is Dead... Long Live the State' -- 6 Doing Things Differently: Variations in State Economic Policies-- 7 Transnational Corporations: The Primary 'Movers and Shapers' of the Global Economy -- 8 'Webs of Enterprise': The Geography of Transnational Production Networks --9 Dynamics of Conflict and Collaboration: Both Transnational Corporations and States Matter -- Part III Global Shift: The Picture in Different Sectors --10 'Fabric-ating Fashion': The Textiles and Garments Industries --11 'Wheels of Change': The Automobile Industry -- 12 'Chips With Everything': The Semiconductor Industry --13 'Making the World Go Round': The Financial Services Industries -- 14 'Making the Connections, Selling the Goods': The Distribution Industries-- Part IV Winners and Losers in the Global Economy -- 15 Winners and Losers: An Overview --16 Making a Living in Developed Countries: Where Will the Jobs Come From? -- 17 Making a Living in Developing Countries: Sustaining Growth, Enhancing Equity, Ensuring Survival --18 Making the World a Better Place
Summary The latest edition of Peter Dicken's text has been updated and revised to give a comprehensive and accessible overview of the processes and impact of globalization. Students and tutors are provided with the tools and information needed to assess key features. An extensive bibliography is included
Notes Previous ed.: London: Paul Chapman, 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 602-621) and index
Subject Economic policy.
Industries -- History -- 20th century.
International economic relations.
International business enterprises.
Globalization -- Economic aspects.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects.
International relations.
Economic forecasting.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2002109622
ISBN 1572308990 Guilford Press
0761971505 paperback
0761971491 cased
Other Titles Reshaping the global economic map in the 21st century