The Current Transition Reconsidered

  • Daniel C. Knudsen
  • Raymond L. Martin

Abstract

This volume has presented collected essays on various aspects of the current transformation of industrial capitalism in an attempt to create a single complete picture. The book touched upon five dimensions of the current transformation of capitalism: technology, labor relations, firm organization, public policy, and locational decisionmaking. The purpose of this final chapter is to summarize the debate contained within the book and to extend the findings beyond the narrow confines of the largely Anglo-American and U.K. experience that the authors present.

Keywords

Europe Income Marketing Product Line Prep 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel C. Knudsen
    • 1
  • Raymond L. Martin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geography and Institute for Development Strategies, School of Public and Environmental AffairsIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of GeographyIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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