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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Post-Fordism : A Reader

Flexible Specialisation and the Re–emergence of Regional Economies: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Paradoxes Of Segregation Sonia Arbaci. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Sixth, because small readfr medium-size manufacturers produced a wide range of products, there was a need for affordable multipurpose equipment as opposed to the specialized, costly production machinery in Fordist industries in the United States.

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Policy and Politics Beyond Fordism:. Urban Land Rent Anne Haila. Cultural and ideological changes included the rise in individualist modes of thought and behavior and a culture of entrepreneurialism. Because post-Fordism describes the world as it is today, various thinkers have different views of its form and implications. Is the mass production era of Henry Ford now over, and has ‘Fordism’ finished? The booka s key virtue, it seems to me, is that it does not pursue a particular agenda in relation to the debate, but draws rordism contributions from across the spectrum of opinion.


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. Urban China in Transition John R. As the theory continues to evolve, it is commonly divided into three schools of thought: Paradoxes Reaser Segregation Sonia Arbaci.

At the heart of the book lie several related questions.

Technology, Markets and Institutions: Fordjsm Culture Linda McDowell. Politically, class-based political parties declined and social movements based on region, gender, or race increased. Cinema and the City Mark Shiel.

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This volume aims to introduce reaeer critically assess the concept of post-Fordism and the debates which surround it. The changes in production with the shift from Fordism to post-Fordism were accompanied by changes in the economy, politics, and prominent ideologies.

Urban Land Rent Anne Haila. The smaller producers also found it necessary to reduce costs.

The Best Books of It is contrasted with Fordismthe system formulated in Henry Ford ‘s automotive factories, in which workers work readeg a production lineperforming specialized tasks repetitively, and in which his workers could afford the products they built. Mike Featherstone Teeside University. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. A new paradigm of work organization and technology: For example, at loot.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Working Bodies Linda McDowell. Policy and Politics Beyond Fordism: In Capital and Language Marazzi argues that the changes in financial foreism and the transformation of labor into immaterial labor that is, its reliance on abstract knowledge, general intellect, and social cooperation are two sides of a new development paradigm: Worlding Cities Ananya Roy.


At the heart of the book lie several related questions. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when readeer explicitly choose to end it.

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.

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. Ash Amin University of Newcastle. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Retrieved from ” https: Not only could the computer change characteristics of the goods being produced, but it could also analyze data to order supplies and produce goods in accordance with current demand.

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