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Global production networks and the analysis of economic development
This article outlines a framework for the analysis of economic integration and its relation to the asymmetries of economic and social development. Consciously breaking with state-centric forms ofExpand
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Global production networks: realizing the potential
Understanding and conceptualizing the complexities of the contemporary global economy is a challenging but vitally important task. In this article, we critically evaluate the potential of oneExpand
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‘Globalizing’ regional development: a global production networks perspective
Recent literature concerning regional development has placed significant emphasis on local institutional structures and their capacity to ‘hold down’ the global. Conversely, work on inter-firmExpand
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Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World
Accelerating processes of economic globalization have fundamentally reshaped the organization of the global economy towards much greater integration and functional interdependence throughExpand
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Toward a Dynamic Theory of Global Production Networks
abstract Global production networks (GPN) are organizational platforms through which actors in different regional and national economies compete and cooperate for a greater share of value creation,Expand
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Spaces and scales of innovation
Contemporary research on innovative processes makes use of a range of scales, from the global to the regional/local. In addition, network-based approaches have introduced a nonterritorially boundedExpand
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Constrained agency? Re-evaluating the geographies of labour
This article critically evaluates the concept of labour agency. First, we briefly reprise structure/agency debates in human geography in order to distil how agency is best conceived. Second, weExpand
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A Hybrid Agglomeration? The Development of a Satellite-Marshallian Industrial District in Vancouver's Film Industry
  • N. Coe
  • Economics
  • 1 September 2001
The new industrial district is now seen as one of several dynamic regional formations that may co-exist in contemporary economies. In addition to the traditional Marshallian or Italianate variety,Expand
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Globalizing retail: conceptualizing the distribution-based transnational corporation (TNC)
In this article we argue that the retail transnational corporation (TNC) is an entity that merits urgent theoretical and empirical investigation from economic geographers. Using recent theoreticalExpand
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