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Producing places.

Hudson, R. (2001) 'Producing places.', New York: Guilford Press.

Abstract

This book synthesizes a vast body of theory and research on production in capitalist societies. Ray Hudson considers both the specific sites in which production occurs, such as factory, office, and home, and the production of places in which we live as socialized human beings. Building on and refining contemporary Marxist analysis, Hudson also draws on regulationist, institutional, and evolutionary perspectives. He provides an innovative understanding of the variety of organizational and spatial forms that production can take, the ways these are governed and regulated, effects on social and political arrangements, and implications for the natural world. The book is illustrated with examples and evidence from across the global economy.

Item Type:Book
Keywords:Production, Capitalist state, Workers, Work, Company, Companies, Competition, Cooperation, Division Labour, Labor, Material.
Full text:PDF - Published Version (10903Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:http://www.guilford.com/cgi-bin/cartscript.cgi?page=pr/hudson.htm&dir=geo/geo_econ&cart_id=937456.5849
Publisher statement:Sample chapters deposited. Chapter 1: Prologue : Setting the Scene pp. 1-13 ; Chapter 2: Placing Production in its Theoretical Context pp. 14-47 ; Chapter 4: Recruiting Workers, Organizing Work pp. 96-142 ; Chapter 5: Company Connections, Competition and Cooperation Part 1 pp. 143-185.
Record Created:17 Nov 2006
Last Modified:19 Nov 2010 10:17

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