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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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The theory is based on two key concepts. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


Book ratings by Goodreads. 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.

Urban Land Rent Anne Haila. It is contrasted with Fordismthe system formulated in Henry Ford ‘s automotive factories, in which workers work on a production lineperforming specialized tasks repetitively, and in which his workers could afford the products they built.

Crowd manipulation Managing the news Media manipulation. Post–Fordism and the State: Mike Featherstone Teeside University. Is themass production era of Henry Ford now over, and has “Fordism”finished? In Italy, post-Fordism has been theorised by the long wave of workerism or autonomia. Worlding Cities Ananya Roy. Cities of Europe Yuri Kazepov. Are new ‘information technologies’ transforming Western economies and creating new forms of social, political and cultural life in the process?


The technology originally associated with flexible production was the numerical control technology, which was developed in the United States in the s; however, the CNC, developed in Japan, later replaced it.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Third, as imported technologies became more available, Japan began to replicate, absorb, and improve them, with many improvements deriving from modifications for local conditions.

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Capital Culture Linda McDowell. The main amn of post-Fordism asserts that post-Fordism mistakes the nature of the Fordist revolution and that Fordism was not in crisis, but was simply evolving and will continue to evolve.

John Tomaney University of Newcastle–upon–Tyne. A Conceptual Approach’, Historical Materialism, 18, 4: Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions smin x City cultures and postmodern lifestyles: If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.

Urban China in Transition John R.

Cinema and the City Mark Shiel. In terms of the development of the ‘technical and political class-composition’, in the post-Fordist era the crisis explains at the same time ‘high points of the capitalist development’ and aamin new technological tools develop and work altogether money form, linguistic conventions, capital and language.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Flexible specialization and the re-emergence of regional economies: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Puzzling out the Post-Fordist debate: Urban China in Transition John R. Marazzi’s Capital fordizm Language takes as its starting point the fact that the extreme volatility of financial markets is generally attributed to the discrepancy between the “real economy” that of material goods firdism and sold and the more speculative monetary-financial economy.


Fifth, Japan began rdader build long-term supply and subcontracting networks, which contrasted with the vertically integrated, Fordist American corporations. Those who advocate post-Fordism, however, note that criticism that focuses primarily on flexible specialization ignores post-Fordist changes in other areas of life and that flexible specialization cannot be looked at alone when examining post-Fordism.

Post-Fordism : A Reader

Models, Fantasies and Phantoms of Transition: Post–Fordist City Lives and Lifestyles:. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.

Another criticism is that post-Fordism relies too heavily on the examples of the Third Italy and Japan. Are new “information technologies” transforming westerneconomies and creating new forms of social, political and culturallife in the process?

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. These types of technology made adjustments simple and inexpensive, making smaller specialized production runs economically feasible.

At the heart of the book lie several related questions. Flexible Accumulation through Urbanization: Technology for flexible production was readr in Japan and particularly necessary for smaller producers.