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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Fourth, 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. 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.

The theory is based on two key concepts.

Flexibility and variety in the skills and knowledge of the core workers and the machines used for production allowed for the specialized production of goods. Urban Land Rent Anne Haila.

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: Definitions of the nature and scope of post-Fordism vary considerably and are a matter of debate among scholars. A activation email has been sent to you. First, there were changes to company structure, including the replacement of independent trade unions with pro-management, company-based unions; the development of a core of permanent male multi-skilled workers; and the development of a periphery of untrained temporary and part-time employees, who were mostly female.


At the heart of the book lie several related questions. This will begin a new Regime of Accumulation, which will eventually reach a crisis, and so forth. Understanding the City John Eade.

Post-Fordism : A Reader

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 between the “real economy” that of material goods produced and sold and the more speculative monetary-financial economy. John Tomaney University of Newcastle–upon–Tyne. The range of products in each region reflected the post-Fordist shift to economies of scope. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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Politically, class-based political parties declined and social movements based on region, gender, or race increased. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.

The Neo- Schumpeterian approach to post-Fordism is based upon the theory of Kondratiev waves also known as long waves. Bob Jessop Lancaster University. Email address subscribed successfully. The Best Books of Is the mass production era of Henry Ford now over, and has ‘Fordism’ finished?

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Other books in this series. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Post-Fordism is characterized by the following attributes: Ford introduced flexibility into mass production, so that Fordism could continue to evolve. But this distinction has long ceased to apply in the post-Fordist New Economy, in which both spheres are structurally affected by language and communication.

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