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Frontiers of commodity chain research

Author: Jennifer Bair
Publisher: Stanford, Calif ; London : Stanford General : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring new contributions by leading globalization scholars, this timely volume analyzes the organization, geography, politics, and power dynamics of international trade and production networks  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Bair
ISBN: 9780804759236 0804759235
OCLC Number: 891360219
Description: 281 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Frontiers of Commodity Chain Research Table of Contents Introduction 1. Commodity Chains: Genealogy and Review Jennifer Bair Part I. Operationalizing Global Chains: Theoretical and Methodological Debates 2. Historicizing Commodity Chains: Five Hundred Years of the Global Coffee Commodity Chain Steven Topik 3. Trading Up the Commodity Chain?: The Impact of Extractive and Labor-intensive Manufacturing Trade on World-system Inequalities David Smith and Matthew Mahutga 4. Protection Networks and Commodity Chains in the Capitalist World-Economy Immanuel Wallerstein Part II. Getting at Governance: Power and Coordination in Global Chains 5. The Comparative Advantages of Tropical Commodity Chain Analysis John Talbot 6. From Commodity Chains to Value Chains: Interdisciplinary Theory Building in an Age of Globalization Timothy J. Sturgeon 7. Global Commodity Chains, Market Makers, and the Rise of Demand-Responsive Economies Gary Gereffi and Gary Hamilton Part III. Workers and Activists in Global Chains 8. Mimicking 'Lean' in Global Value Chains: It's the Workers Who Get Leaned on Kate Raworth and Thalia Kidder 9. Unveiling the Unveiling: Commodity Chains, Commodity Fetishism, and the 'Value' of Voluntary, Ethical Food Labels Julie Guthman 10. Chain (Re)actions: Comparing Activist Mobilization against Biotechnology in Britain and the U.S William Munro and Rachel Schurman Index
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