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The Japanese Model and its Implications for International Transfer and Work Transformation

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers contrasting interpretations of the Japanese model and their implications for international transfer and work transformation. It compares accounts of Japanese production ... More


Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self

David Farrugia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210057
eISBN:
9781529210095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210057.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self represents a paradigm shift in contemporary understandings of youth and work: from the study of youth transitions to the formation of young people as workers. ... More


Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Ramsay Burt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ungoverning Dance examines the work of progressive contemporary dance artists in continental Europe from the mid-1990s to 2015. Placing this work within its historical and political context—that of ... More


The Crisis of Fordism: Symptoms and Diagnoses

Jeremy F. Lane

in Republican Citizens, Precarious Subjects: Representations of Work in Post-Fordist France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622140
eISBN:
9781800341555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622140.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter offers an account of the crisis of Fordism in France from the 1970s on, identifying key developments at the global, national, and regional level, showing how these have affected ... More


Hard Times: Challenges and Responses

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman

in Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644414
eISBN:
9780191756290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644414.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter identifies the main power resources which trade unions have deployed. It explores how changes in the world of work (‘post-Fordism’), in the relationship between national economies and ... More


. Import/Export: Housework in an International Frame

Anca Parvulescu

in The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226118246
eISBN:
9780226118413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118413.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter brings together the book’s argument about the category “women’s work” in the context of post-Fordism. The narrative basis for the chapter is offered by Ulrich Seidl’s Import/Export ... More


Globalisation and social exclusion

David M. Smith

in On the margins of inclusion: Changing labour markets and social exclusion in London

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346018
eISBN:
9781447302872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346018.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers post-Fordism and post-industrialism theoretical approaches which have sought to make sense of the changes in the processes that have expanded the scale of global capitalism, to ... More


MayDay! MayDay! Precarious objects and parades

Ilaria Vanni

in Precarious objects: Activism and design in Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526135537
eISBN:
9781526160997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135544.00007
Subject:
Art, Art History

Visual and material artefacts are central to the organisation of the EuroMayDay parades in Milan, the Mayday celebrations of precarious workers. This chapter argues that the objects designed for the ... More


The Ubiquity and Ambiguity of Routinized Business Innovation

Eitan Y. Wilf

in Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606835
eISBN:
9780226607023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the main question the book addresses, namely how to explain the rise in innovation’s popularity together with the mounting suspicion that innovation has become a catch-all ... More


The Post-it Note Economy: Understanding Post-Fordist Business Innovation

Eitan Y. Wilf

in Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606835
eISBN:
9780226607023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the most ubiquitously used material artifact in business innovation, the Post-it note. It argues that Post-it notes have become ubiquitous in design thinking because they enable ... More


When It First Came Together in Los Angeles (1965–1992)

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A look at some of the dramatic changes that have taken place in Los Angeles since 1965, this chapter begins with a vigorous defense against eastern biases rooted in the concept of postindustrialism. ... More


Liturgical Labour: Agamben on the Post-Fordist Spectacle

Daniel McLoughlin

in Agamben and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter responds to arguments that Agamben’s work contributes little to the analysis of contemporary capitalism by reading his genealogy of government in the context of Guy Debord’s analysis of ... More


The Paradoxes of Freedom

Claudio Sopranzetti

in Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520288492
eISBN:
9780520963399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288492.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the discourse of freedom among motorcycle taxi drivers and the practices, both emancipatory and oppressive, that it supports and makes possible. It explores the central role of ... More


After Beckett

Richard Halpern

in Eclipse of Action: Tragedy and Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226433653
eISBN:
9780226433790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226433790.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In the material realm, post-Fordist production integrates the human capacities for judgment, decision-making, and imagination—capacities that had formerly fueled political action—into the production ... More


Beyond the Third Way: regionalism and socialist renewal in Europe

Owen Worth

in European regionalism and the left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085734
eISBN:
9781781704615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085734.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Since the crisis of Keynesian that engulfed Europe from the 1970s, the strategic position of the left to Europe has generally taken two extreme positions. On the one hand, left of centre parties have ... More


In the Name of the Father, the Globalization, and the Holy City, Amen!

Ipsita Chatterjee

in Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the existing literature on globalization. Some understand globalization as an economic process seen as neoliberalization. Others focus on the cultural aspects of globalization, ... More


Contemporary European Dance and the Commons

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book and the kinds of contemporary dance works that it discusses. Starting with a discussion of Xavier le Roy’s Sans titre (2014) (Untitled, 2014) it ... More


Rethinking Virtuosity

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the relation between contemporary European dance and the new kinds of immaterial working practices of the postindustrial economy, drawing on critiques by post-Fordist ... More


Dance and Post-Fordism

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter continues a concern with the immaterial working practices of the postindustrial economy, and considers critiques of this by post-Fordist theorists. It presents extended readings of two ... More


Mega-Events, the Superdome, and the Return of the Repressed in New Orleans

Paul A. Passavant

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the repressive dimensions of the tourist city by focusing on how New Orleans handled the mega-event of Hurricane Katrina in light of how it handles mega-events such as the Super ... More


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