Post-Fordism: A Reader. Front Cover. Ash Amin. John Wiley & Sons, Jul 20, – Social Science – pages. The answers have been hotly contested, not least by writers sympathetic to a post -Fordist perspective. From Ash Amin’s indispensable introductory essay to. Ash Amin (editor). Post Fordism: A Reader. Blackwell, Oxford. ISBN 0- £ (hbk). £ (pbk). Reviewed by Andrew.

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But this distinction has long ceased to apply in the post-Fordist New Economy, in which both spheres are structurally affected by language and communication. Post-Fordism and the state. October “Brave new world. The answers have been hotly contested, notleast by writers sympathetic to a post-Fordist perspective. Cities of Europe Yuri Kazepov.

Account Options Sign in. Privatized Spaces, Consumer Citizenship: Instead of a single firm manning the assembly line from raw materials to finished product, the production process became fragmented as individual firms specialized on their areas of expertise. According to Regulation theory, every Regime of Accumulation will reach a crisis point at which the Mode of Regulation will no longer support it, and society will be forced to find new rules and norms, forming a new Mode of Regulation.

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Iron Curtains Sonia A. As a result, Japan became one of the main users of robots and CNC. Puzzling out the Post-Fordist debate: Each region specialized in a range of loosely related products and each workshop usually had five to fifty workers and often less than ten. Josef Esser and Joachim Hirsch. Third, as imported technologies became more available, Japan began to replicate, absorb, and improve them, with many improvements deriving from modifications for local conditions.

A Reader Industrial Revolutions Studies in urban and social change. From Ash Amin’s indispensable introductory essay to SusanChristopherson’s bracing account of the contemporary “fortresscity,” this book is a guide through post-Fordism’s models, fantasies and phantoms of transition.

Back cover copy Part analysis of contemporary change and part vision of the future, post-Fordism lends its name to a set of powt, essential andcontroversial debates over the nature of capitalism’s newest age. Working Bodies Linda McDowell. A Reader Ash Amin Limited preview – Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Reflections on a Post–Modernisma in the American City: Models, Fantasies and Phantoms of Transition: Mass unions began to vanish and were instead replaced by localized plant-based bargaining.

Urban Land Rent Anne Haila.

Post-Fordism is the dominant system of economic productionconsumptionand associated socio-economic phenomena in most industrialized countries since the late 20th century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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Subprime Cities Manuel B. Proponents of the flexible Specialization approach also known as the neo-Smithian approach to post-Fordism believe that fundamental changes in the international economy, especially in the early s, forced firms to switch from mass production to a new tactic known as Flexible Specialization. A Reader Ash Amin No preview available – The Regulation approach also called the neo- Marxist or French Regulation Schoolwas designed to address the paradox of how capitalism has both a tendency towards crisis, change and instability as well as teader ability to stabilize institutions, rules and norms.


Description The contested notion of “post-Fordism” has been at the centre of wide-ranging debates over the nature of contemporary capitalism and has had a wide influence across the social sciences and, increasingly, the humanities. The workforce changed with an increase in internal marketing, franchising, and subcontracting and a rise in part-time, temp, self-employed, and home workers. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Post-Fordism : A Reader

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Other books in this series. At the heart of the book lie several related questions.