Commodity chains and global capitalism : 16th Annual conference on the political economy of the world-system : Papers. (Book, 1994) []
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Commodity chains and global capitalism : 16th Annual conference on the political economy of the world-system : Papers.

Commodity chains and global capitalism : 16th Annual conference on the political economy of the world-system : Papers.

Author: Gary Gereffi; Miguel Korzeniewicz
Publisher: London : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Commodity chains link the processes of manufacturing that result in a final product available for individual consumption. This book explores the global commodity chains approach, which reformulates  Read more...


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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Gereffi; Miguel Korzeniewicz
ISBN: 031328914X 9780313289149 0275945731 9780275945732
OCLC Number: 1065231398
Contents: Introduction: Global Commodity Chains by Gary Gereffi, Roberto P. Korzeniewicz, and Miguel Korzeniewicz Historical and Spatial Patterns of Commodity Chains in the World-System: Commodity Chains in the Capitalist World-Economy Prior to 1800 Commodity Chains: Construction and Research by Terence K. Hopkins and Immanuel Wallerstein The Shipbuilding Commodity Chain, 1590-1790 by Eyup Ozveren The Grain Flour Commodity Chain, 1590-1790 by Sheila Pelizzon Conclusions About Commodity Chains by Terence K. Hopkins and Immanuel Wallerstein Competition, Time and Space in Industrial History by Erica Schoenberger The Global Distribution of Commodity Chains by Roberto P. Korzeniewicz and William Martin The Organization of Commodity Chains: The Organization of Buyer-Driven Global Commodity Chains: How U.S. Retailers Shape Overseas Production Networks by Gary Gereffi Where Is the Chain in Commodity Chains? The Service Sector Nexus by Eileen Rabach and Eun Mee Kim Institutionalizing Flexibility: A Comparative Analysis of Fordist and Post-Fordist Models of Third World Agro-Export Production by Laura T. Reynolds The Geography of Commodity Chains: The New Spatial Division of Labor and Commodity Chains in the Greater South China Economic Region by Xiangming Chen Commodity Chains and Industrial Restructuring in the Pacific Rim: Garment Trade and Manufacturing by Richard Appelbaum, David Smith, and Brad Christerson Strategic Reorientations of U.S. Apparel Firms by Ian M. Taplin Automobile Commodity Chains in the NICS: A Comparison of South Korea, Mexico and Brazil by Naeyoung Lee and Jeffrey Cason Consumption and Commodity Chains: Commodity Chains and Marketing Strategies: Nike and the Global Athletic Footwear Industry by Miguel Korzeniewicz Fresh Demand: The Consumption of Chilean Produce in the United States by Walter L. Goldfrank Commodity Chains and the Korean Automobile Industry by Hyung Kook Kim and Su-Hoon Lee Cocaine, Commodity Chains, and Drug Politics: A Transnational Approach by Suzanne Wilson and Marta Zambrano Bibliography Index


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