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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Cities, War, and Terrorism Stephen Graham. Policy and Politics Beyond Fordism:. Visit our Reade Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Paradoxes Of Segregation Sonia Arbaci. Post-Fordism can be applied in a wider context to describe forfism whole system of modern social processes.

The Crisis of Fordism and the Dimensions of a “post-Fordist” regional and urban structure: The changes in production with the shift from Fordism to post-Fordism readsr accompanied by changes in the economy, politics, and prominent ideologies. In Capital and Language Marazzi argues that the changes in financial markets and the transformation of labor into immaterial labor that is, its reliance on abstract knowledge, general intellect, and social cooperation are two sides of a new development paradigm: This book provides a superb introduction to these debates and their far-reaching implications, and includes key texts by post-Fordism’s major theorists and commentators.

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A new paradigm of work organization and technology: Mass unions began to vanish and were instead replaced by localized plant-based bargaining. Production economics Economic systems Modes of production. Is the mass production era of Henry Ford now over, and has ‘Fordism’ finished?

Views Read Edit View history. As a result, production became less standardized and more specialized, particularly across different companies. Prominent ideologies that arose included fragmentation and pluralism in values, post-modern eclecticism, and populist approaches to culture.


Fifth, Japan began to build long-term supply and subcontracting networks, which contrasted with the vertically integrated, Fordist American corporations. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.

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Because of informal price-fixingcompetition was based not on price but rather on product differentiation. This book provides an introduction to debates over the nature ofcapitalism’s newest age and includes key texts by post-Fordism’smajor theorists and commentators.

Flexible specialization and the w of regional economies: At the heart of the book lie several related questions.

Retrieved from ” https: This change of vocabulary is also associated with a number of important conceptual shifts see sections above. 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 readsr. Back cover copy Part analysis of rearer change and part vision of the future, post-Fordism lends its name to a set of challenging, essential andcontroversial debates over the nature of capitalism’s newest age.

Capital Culture Linda McDowell. In Italy, post-Fordism fordsm been theorised by the long wave of workerism or autonomia. 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.

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Ford introduced flexibility into mass production, so that Fordism could continue to evolve. According to Regulation theory, every Regime of Accumulation will reach a crisis point at which the Mode of Regulation will no longer support it, and society will be forced to find new rules and norms, forming a new Mode of Regulation. Review quote “Those tempted to venture onto this contested terrain would be well advised to choose their guidebook carefully and at present there are few which do the job better that Ash Amina s edited collection.

The development of the computer was very important to the technology of flexible specialization. Some believe that Japan is neither Fordist nor post-Fordist and that ppst disintegration and mass production go hand in hand. Third, as imported technologies became more available, Japan began to replicate, absorb, and improve them, with many improvements deriving from modifications for local conditions. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Cities of Europe Yuri Kazepov. Iron Curtains Sonia A.


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Another criticism is that post-Fordism relies too heavily on the examples of the Third Italy and Japan. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Description The contested notion of “post-Fordism” has been at the centre of wide-ranging debates over the nature of contemporary capitalism and has had a wide influence across the social sciences and, increasingly, the humanities. Marazzi’s Capital and Language takes as its starting point the fact that the extreme volatility of financial markets is generally attributed to the discrepancy aamin the “real economy” that of material goods produced and sold and the more speculative monetary-financial economy.

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The After–Fordist crisis and Global–local Disorder: October “Brave new world. Cinema and the City Mark Shiel.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Best Books of The Neo- Schumpeterian approach to post-Fordism is based upon the theory of Kondratiev waves also known as long waves. Factors such as the oil shocks ofincreased competition from foreign markets especially Southeast Asia due to globalization, the end of the post-World War II boom, and increasing privatization reaedr the old system of mass-producing identical, cheap goods through division of labor uncompetitive.