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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Flexible accumulation through urbanization: Models, fantasies and phantoms of readeg At the heart of the book lie several related questions.
Lost, Japan began to concentrate on the need for small-batch production and quick changeover of product lines to serve the demand for a wide range of products in a relatively small market.
We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. The Best Books of Puzzling out the Post-Fordist debate: Cities, War, and Terrorism Stephen Graham. The range of products in each region reflected the post-Fordist shift to economies of scope.
In terms of the development of the ‘technical and political class-composition’, in the post-Fordist era the crisis explains at the same time ‘high points of the capitalist development’ and how new technological tools develop and work altogether money form, linguistic conventions, capital and language. Cities in Relations Ola Soderstrom. 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.
The main criticism of post-Fordism asserts that post-Fordism mistakes the nature of the Fordist revolution and that Fordism was not in crisis, but was simply evolving and will continue to evolve.
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.
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Fordism was the techno-economic paradigm of the fourth Kondratiev wave, and post-Fordism is thus the techno-economic paradigm of the fifth, which is dominated by information and communication technology. New Rader and Geographies of Industrial Organisation: David Harvey Johns Hopkins University. According to Regulation theory, every Regime of Accumulation will reach a crisis point at which the Mode of Regulation will no longer support qmin, and society will be forced to find new rules and norms, forming a new Mode of Regulation.
John Tomaney University of Newcastle–upon–Tyne. Ford introduced flexibility into mass production, so that Fordism could continue to evolve.
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Mark Elam Linkoping University. Flexibility and skill in the labor was also important.
Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Because post-Fordism describes the world as it is today, various thinkers have different views of its form and implications. Those who advocate post-Fordism, however, note that criticism that focuses primarily on flexible specialization ignores post-Fordist changes in other areas of life and that flexible specialization cannot be looked at alone when examining post-Fordism.
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