Multinationals and the Restructuring of the World Economy (RLE International Business), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135124493
  • ISBN-13: 9781135124496
  • DDC: 338.88
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 10 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume charts the ways in which multinational corporations contributed to the restructuring of the world economy, paying particular attention to the spatial consequences of, and responses to, their operations at a number of scales. The book takes as its theme the differential spatial outcomes of the restructuring of different types of multinational corporation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction: New Theories of Multinational Corporations.
2: Labour Dynamics and Plant Centrality in Multinational Corporations.
3: Multinationals, Business Organisations and the Development of the Fiji Economy.
4: The International Expansion of an Enterprise of the Semi-periphery: South African Breweries Limited.
5: Spatial Aspects of Third World Multinational Corporations' Direct Investment in Indonesia.
6: The Internationalisation of Producer Services and the Integration of the Pacific Basin Property Market.
7: The Internationalisation of Japanese Commercial Banking.
8: The Global Investments of a British International Development Agency.
9: Fruits of Independence? Philippine Capitalists and the Banana Export Industry.
10: The Role of Foreign Manufacturing in Britain's Great Recession.
11: Economic Crisis and Corporate Restructuring: Multinational Corporations and the Paper, Printing and Packaging Sector in Bristol.
12: One Perspective on The Enterprise Perspective.
Author Index.
Subject Index.