Post-Fordism: A Reader. Front Cover. Ash Amin. John Wiley & Sons, Jul 20, – Social Science – pages. The answers have been hotly contested, not least by writers sympathetic to a post -Fordist perspective. From Ash Amin’s indispensable introductory essay to. Ash Amin (editor). Post Fordism: A Reader. Blackwell, Oxford. ISBN 0- £ (hbk). £ (pbk). Reviewed by Andrew.

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The answers have been readwr contested, not least by writers sympathetic to a post-Fordist perspective. Puzzling out the Post–Fordist Debate: Puzzling out the Post-Fordist debate: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Politically, class-based political parties declined and social movements based on region, gender, or race increased.

Those who advocate post-Fordism, however, note that criticism that focuses primarily on flexible specialization ignores post-Fordist changes in other areas of life and that flexible specialization cannot be looked at alone when examining post-Fordism. Mass marketing was replaced by flexible specialization, and organizations began to emphasize communication more than command.

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Other fodism in this series. In Italy, post-Fordism has been theorised by the long wave of workerism or autonomia. Production economics Economic systems Modes of production.


Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. This volume aims to introduce and critically assess the concept of post-Fordism and the debates which poat it. Table of contents 1. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it.

In terms of the development of the ‘technical and political class-composition’, in the post-Fordist era the crisis explains at the same time ‘high points of the capitalist development’ and how new technological tools develop and work altogether money form, linguistic conventions, capital and language. Working Bodies Linda McDowell. In Capital and Language Marazzi argues that firdism changes in financial markets and the transformation of labor into immaterial labor that is, its reliance on abstract knowledge, general intellect, and social cooperation are two sides of a new development paradigm: The smaller producers also found it necessary to reduce costs.

Table of contents List of Contributors. Looking for beautiful books? Retrieved from ” https: Subprime Cities Manuel B. October “Brave new world. A Reader Ash Amin No preview available – Searching for a new institutional fix: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Not only could the computer change characteristics of the goods being produced, but it could also analyze data to order supplies and produce goods in accordance with current demand. Cities in Relations Ola Soderstrom.


If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! This page was fordsim edited on 31 Mayat Description Part analysis of contemporary change and part vision of the future, post–Fordism lends its name to a set of challenging, essential and controversial debates over the nature of capitalisma s newest age.

The Best Books of reaer Flexibility and skill in the labor was also important. Post-Fordist City Lives and Lifestyles: It is contrasted with Fordismthe system formulated in Henry Ford ‘s automotive factories, in which workers work on a production lineperforming specialized tasks repetitively, and in which his workers could afford the products they built.

City Cultures and Postmodern Lifestyles: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. But this distinction has long ceased to apply in the post-Fordist New Economy, in which both x are structurally affected by language and communication.