Commodity Chains and World Cities

Commodity Chains and World Cities

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Transnational spatial relations offer a key point from which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization. This book assesses the possible cross-fertilization between two of the most notable analytical frameworks - the world city network framework and the global commodity chain framework. Transnational spatial relations have become a key analytical lens through which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization Brings together contributions of key researchers from different backgrounds and different parts of the world Offers a set of original approaches to the study of the networked geography of globalization... not yet been widely debated in GCC research (despite an early callby Rabach and Kim (1994) to explore the a#39;service sector nexusa#39;).7 Analyses suchas thosebyLuthi et al. (this book), who explorethe financial and service inputsin individual GCCs, maytherefore assist in helping to fillthis ... turn, analyse the interrelations between the location of advanced corporate services firms and their clients in Brazil.

Title:Commodity Chains and World Cities
Author:Ben Derudder, Frank Witlox
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-08-02


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