Book Signing: Remaking Regional Economies

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Full Summary: Jennifer Clark, Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy, has just released her newest book Remaking Regional Economies: Power, Labor, and Firm Strategies in The Knowledge Economy. Come meet the author at a book signing event at Barnes & Noble B

Jennifer Clark, Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy, has just released her newest book Remaking Regional Economies: Power, Labor, and Firm Strategies in The Knowledge Economy. Come meet the author at a book signing event at Barnes & Noble Bookstore, November 5, 2007 at 5:30pm.

Since the early 1980s, the region has been central to thinking about the emerging character of the global economy. In fields as diverse as business management, industrial relations, economic geography, sociology, and planning, the regional scale has emerged as an organizing concept for interpretations of economic change.

This book is both a critique of the "new regionalism" and a return to the "regional question," including all of its concerns with equity and uneven development. It will challenge researchers and students to consider the region as a central scale of action in the global economy. At the core of the book are case studies of two industries that rely on skilled, innovative, and flexible workers - the optics and imaging industry and the film and television industry. Combined with this is a discussion of the regions that constitute their production centers. The authors

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