As Borders Bend

As Borders Bend

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This innovative book examines the complexities of de-bordering and re-bordering through a systematic comparison of seven transborder subregions along the western Pacific Rim and an extended analysis of the U.S.-Mexico border and several European border regions. Xiangming Chen offers a synthetic explanation for the complex and diverse processes and outcomes of economic growth, social transformation, and urban landscapes in the new transnational spaces around the porous and mutated borders of the Pacific Rim and beyond.... the manufacturing to a local company, which in turn makes printed circuit boards (PCBs) and other products for the parent company. ... While some companies in Kyushu are beginning to connect with companies in China for parts manufacturing or direct sales of finished products, ... the declining heavy indusa€” try of iron and steel in Kyushu has experienced a revival through exporting scrap metal toanbsp;...

Title:As Borders Bend
Author:Xiangming Chen
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2005-02-04


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