Geographies of Globalization

Geographies of Globalization

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qThis book is a critical introduction to the concepts and realities surrounding what has become the leitmotif of our contemporary world. The book shows that whatever else they may be, the contemporary processes that are impacting on the world economy and which are variously represented as 'globalization' and/or 'internationalization' are fundamentally geographical processes, for they are tying the planet together in new and different ways.q--BOOK JACKET.The NUMMI (New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.) plant, owned in equal parts by Toyota and General Motors, produces two-thirds of all ... It uses the same production platform to build the Chevrolet Prizm, and also manufactures the Toyota Tacoma, the Pontiac Vibe, and the ... for Londona#39;s Thameslink it is five minutes and for the New York Metro-North Railroad it is six (New York Times, April 27, 2005).

Title:Geographies of Globalization
Author:Andrew Herod
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009


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