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  • Scaleby Andrew Herod

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.46

    Geographical scale is a central concept enabling us to make sense of the world we inhabit. Amongst other things, it allows us to declare one event or process a national one and another a global or regional one. However, geographical scales and how we think about them are profoundly contested, and the spatial resolution at which social processes take... more...

  • Laborby Andrew Herod

    Wiley 2017; US$ 17.96

    Labor is the source of all wealth. Without workers, the world's natural resources cannot be transformed into finished goods and services cannot be delivered. Labor, though, is a uniquely important resource because, unlike others, it is capable of altering its own conditions of existence and of challenging how it is used. In this book, Andrew Herod... more...

  • Organizing the Landscapeby Andrew Herod; Richard A. Walker

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 90.00

    Social life, conducted within economic, political, and cultural boundaries, is fundamentally spatial. Adopting an explicitly geographical perspective, this volume demonstrates that labor unionism, no less than any other social practice, is spatial in nature as well. more...

  • Neoliberal Capitalism and Precarious Workby Rob Lambert; Andrew Herod

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Since the renaissance of market politics on a global scale, precarious work has become pervasive. Divided into two parts, the first section of this cross-disciplinary book analyses the different forms of precarious work that have arisen over the past thirty years. These transformations are captured in ethnographically orientated chapters on sweatshops;... more...

  • Geographies of Powerby Andrew Herod; Melissa W. Wright

    Wiley 2008; US$ 121.46

    At a time when references to things ‘global' have gained more currency than ever, this book explores the nexus of power and space behind the politics of geographical scale. Explores the nexus of power and space behind the rescaling of contemporary social, economic and political life. Organized into three sections on theorizing... more...

  • Handbook of Employment and Societyby Susan McGrath-Champ; Andrew Herod; Al Rainnie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    This handbook deepens and extends the engagement between research concerned with work and employment, and labor geography. It links fundamental concepts concerning the politics of place that human geographers have developed in recent years with the world of work. Internationally recognized scholars from around the world have been brought together to... more...

  • An Unruly World?by Andrew Herod; Geroid O Tuathail; Susan M. Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.92

    An Unruly World explores the diverse conundrums thrown up by seemingly unruly globalization. Examining how fast transnational capitalism is re-making the rules of the game, in a wide variety of different places, domains, and sectors, the authors focus on a wide range of issues: from analysis of 'soft capitalism', and the post-Cold War organizational... more...

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