'This book skillfully navigates the shoals of place and space to explain the intricacies of globalization. For those interested in the changing geography of global capitalism, Peck and Yeung is a must read ' - James H Mittelman, American University Remaking the Global Ecomy offers a state -of-the-art survey of geographical perspectives on the restructuring and reorganization of the global ecomy. With contributions from leading figures in the globalization debate, the book explores the latest thinking and research, as well as the enduring controversies, across a range of interrelated issues, including: - firm strategies and business kwledge - interactions between firms and nation states - production and invation systems - transnationalism and labour markets - state restructuring. Each of the specially commissioned chapters presents interdisciplinary insights into the complex processes of ecomic globalization and their impact on the organization of firms, markets, industries, regions, and institutions. An integrated and comprehensive account, this is a resume of the latest work in the literature on globalization that will provide a detailed map of the geography of the global ecomy.
Jamie Peck is Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy and Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia