The New Social Economy: Reworking the Division of Labor
July 1992, Wiley-Blackwell
Dealing with the reworking of the division of labor in both practice and theory, and transcending the narrow boundaries of academic disciplines, the authors provide a new perspective on some of the most hotly debated issues in social science.
2. The Brave New World of the Service Economy: The Expanding Division of Labor.
3. The Expanding Horizons of Industrial Organization.
4. New Developments in Manufacturing: The Just-in-Time System.
5. Beyond Fordism and Flexibility.
6. Capitalism, Socialism and the Social Division of Labor.
Richard Walker is Professor of Geography, University of California, Berkeley.
- Iconoclastic, clearly-argued critique of concepts of gender and class
- Critique of theories of a post-industrial economy
- Wide-ranging review of industrial organization in theory and practice
- A new approach to economic power and performance in capitalism and socialism.
"An exhaustive and thoughtful approach to the theoretical dilemmas facing the field of political economy today." American Journal of Sociology
"The scope, approach and depth in this book make it essential to teachers, researchers, and advanced students in political economy, industrial sociology, economics, economic geography, industrial relations and human resource management." Labour and Industry