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Cluster Genesis: Technology-Based Industrial Development

Pontus Braunerhjelm and Maryann P. Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207183
eISBN:
9780191708886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207183.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book examines the origins and emergence of technology-based industrial clusters — regional concentrations of related firms and organizations — in order to understand the forces that promoted ... More


Why the Valley Went First: Aggregation and Emergence in Regional Inventor Networks

Lee Fleming, Lyra Colfer, Alexandra Marin, and Jonathan McPhie

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter shows the early emergence of Silicon Valley and Boston. Much has been made of the cultural differences between Silicon Valley in the Bay Area and Boston's Route 128. The chapter digs ... More


Myths of the Market

Neil Fligstein

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter aims to supplement the understanding of entrepreneurship and competition by demonstrating that they cannot occur without governments and stable social structures to support them. It ... More


The International Mobility of Entrepreneurs and Regional Upgrading in India and China

AnnaLee Saxenian

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

By 2000, over one-third of Silicon Valley's high-skilled workers were foreign-born, and overwhelmingly from Asia. These US-educated engineers are transforming developmental opportunities for formerly ... More


Varieties of capitalism and innovation: the Silicon Valley model

Steven Casper

in Creating Silicon Valley in Europe: Public Policy Towards New Technology Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269525
eISBN:
9780191710025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269525.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

What is the relationship between institutional frameworks, public policy, and the governance of innovative competencies by firms? This chapter extends the varieties of capitalism theory to examine ... More


“Every Youth a Start-up”: Education and Training in Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the education and training of Latino youth within the local and national context, with particular emphasis on the emergent civic agenda around the digital divide in Silicon ... More


Silicon Valley and the Resurgence of Route 128: Systems Integration and Regional Innovation

Michael H. Best

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Seeks to address an explanation for the decline and subsequent resurgence of Route 28, the first high‐technology manufacturing region of the USA, in Massachusetts. The decline was combined with the ... More


Renewal

Leslie Berlin

in The Man behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195163438
eISBN:
9780199788569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163438.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes Robert Noyce's second marriage to Intel's head of personnel Anne Bowers and the failed efforts to unionize semiconductor industry employees in the 1970s and early 1980s. The ... More


Reel to Real: Desi Teens' Linguistic Engagements with Bollywood

Shalini Shankar

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter identifies “Bollywood” films—feature‐length movies produced in Bombay (Mumbai), India—as a source of linguistic and cultural production in the South Asian diaspora. South Asian Americans ... More


Economic Specialization: Pathways to Change

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industries, firms, and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles did not plan the economic divergence of their regions. They faced challenges from the restructuring of the Old Economy and ... More


The Geography of Systems Integration

Michael H. Best

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter presents a new model of technology management and regional innovation based on the principle of systems integration. The principle of systems integration is manifested in the ... More


Project‐Based Firms: New Organizational Form or Variations on a Theme?

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the growing significance of inter-firm networks and project-based firms in many industries, which some claim heralds major changes in dominant economic forms. Rather than ... More


Embodying Place

in Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter considers the changes in work and health that have taken place in the United States, California, and the Silicon Valley region. It begins by identifying the five recurrent themes that ... More


Phantoms of Success: The Politics of Aspiration in Post-Boom Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book explores the lived space of Silicon Valley by focusing on the experiences and aspirations of local youth as well as the educational, social, cultural, and political contexts that shape ... More


Silicon San Francisco and the West Bay Wall

Alex Schafran

in Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520286443
eISBN:
9780520961678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286443.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Silicon Valley as we know it emerged in part from encounters between the technology of the valley and the Bohemian culture of San Francisco. This San Francisco–Silicon Valley nexus would produce one ... More


The 9/11 Generation in Silicon Valley

Sunaina Marr Maira

in The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of 9/11 on South Asian, Arab, and Afghan American youth and the turn to the so-called “new Islam” and prioritization of a “Muslim first” identity as the basis for ... More


Microserfing the Third Wave: The Dark Side of the Sunrise Industries

Rob Latham

in Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226468914
eISBN:
9780226467023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467023.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the popular journalistic and fictional treatments of the rise of computer industries. Both Alain Touraine and Daniel Bell argue that the rise of postindustrial society has ... More


The Geography of Systems Integration

Michael H. Best

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263226
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263221.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

A new model of technology management and regional innovation based on the principle of systems integration is presented. The principle of systems integration is manifested in the organisational ... More


A Fear of Slipping: A Cultural Politics of Class

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the political, social, and economic milieu of Silicon Valley's established professional middle class. In particular, it considers the ways in which these middle-class ... More


Marketing the Self: Aspiration Management among Middle-Class Youth in Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the aspirations and strategies of self-cultivation among the children of Silicon Valley's established, professional middle class in relation to school and community environments ... More


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