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The social dimension of global production systems : a review of the issues

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  • Hayter, Susan
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    Argues that the global organization of production accounts for much of the expansion in trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) and that the functional integration of production activites in different locations has led to an intensification of global economic integration.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 374997.

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    Length: 29 pages
    Date of creation: 2005
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    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:374997

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    Keywords: globalization; economic implication; social implication; developed countries; developing countries; trade liberalization; foreign investment; economic integration; mondialisation; conséquences économiques; conséquences sociales; pays développés; pays en développement; libéralisation des échanges; investissement étranger; intégration économique; globalización; consecuencias económicas; consecuencias sociales; países desarrollados; países en desarrollo; liberalización del intercambio; inversiones extranjeras; integración económica;

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