Making connections: Global Production Networks and World City Networks

@inproceedings{Coe2010MakingCG,
  title={Making connections: Global Production Networks and World City Networks},
  author={Neil Martin Coe and Peter J Dicken and Martin S Hess and Henry Wai Cheung Yeung},
  year={2010}
}
This article offers a sympathetic critique of recent attempts to forge a dialogue between Global Commodity Chain (GCC) and World City Network (WCN) approaches to global economic change. While broadly supportive of the endeavour, we make three observations about this ongoing project. First, we question the utility of emphasizing the common roots of these approaches in World Systems Theory given that both have subsequently moved into new epistemological terrain and, additionally, that the… CONTINUE READING

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