Mapping the Changing Contours of the World Economy
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Global Shift: Mapping the Changing Contours of the World Economy
Widely adopted throughout the world, this definitive text comprehensively examines how the global economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken provides a balanced yet critical analysis of globalization processes and debates. Students learn how the global economic map is being shaped and reshaped by dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, states, consumers, labor, and civil society organizations. Useful features include more than 250 quick-reference figures and tables. New to this edition: revised throughout to incorporate the latest ideas in the field; gives increased attention to global production networks as a major organizing principle; addresses the current global financial crisis; chapter on environmental impacts of global production networks; case study chapter on the extractive industries; fully updated empirical data; and additional maps and charts.
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