Making Global Connections - Henry Wai-chung Yeung and Jamie Peck A Geographer's Perspective PART ONE: GROUNDING GLOBAL FLOWS `Placing' Firms - Peter Dicken Grounding the Debate on the `Global' Corporation Globalization, Transnationalism and the Asia-Pacific - Neil M Coe, Philip F Kelly and Kris Olds The Marginalization of Everywhere? Emerging Geographies of Emerging Markets - Roger Lee The Globalization of Environmental Management - Erica Schoenberger International Investment in the Water, Waste-Water and Solid Waste Industries PART TWO: PLACING GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE The Spatial Life of Things - Meric S Gertler The Real World Practice within the Global Firm Spaces of Corporate Learning - Ash Amin The Might of `Might' - Nigel Thrift How Social Power Is Being Refigured Beyond the Cluster - Local Milieux and Global Connections - Anders Malmberg PART THREE: REFIGURING GLOBAL RULES Making Global Rules - Adam Tickell and Jamie Peck Globalization or Neoliberalization? Globalization: Faustian Bargain, Development Saviour or More of the Same? The Case of the Developing World and the Emerging International Trade Regime - Amy Glasmeier and Michael Conroy `Glocalization' as a State Spatial Strategy - Neil Brenner Urban Entrepreneurialism and the New Politics of Uneven Development in Western Europe Global Production Systems and European Integration - Ray Hudson De-Regionalizing, Re-Regionalizing and Re-Scaling Production Systems in Europe
Jamie Peck is Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy, Distinguished University Scholar, and Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Previously, he was a professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Manchester. With research interests in urban restructuring, geographical political economy, labor studies, the politics of policy formation and mobility, and economic geography, he is currently working on theories of capitalist restructuring and the political economy of neoliberalization. His recent books include Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing (2017, Oxford), Fast Policy: Experimental statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism (2015, Minnesota, with Nik Theodore), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography (2012, Wiley-Blackwell, coedited with Trevor Barnes & Eric Sheppard), and Constructions of Neoliberal Reason (2010, Oxford). Jamie Peck is the managing editor of EPA: Economy and Space and the editor in chief of the Environment and Planning journals.
'A well-deserved celebration of economic geography's seminal
contributions to globalization studies' - Michael Storper,
University of California, Los Angeles
"As with many collections, this book is a mixed bag. At its best, it makes a vigorous case for a geographical understanding of globalization. It rests on the importance of place, making the book a particularly fitting testament." -- Trevor J. Barnes, Deaprtment of Geography