The ‘contested’ firm

The restructuring of work and production in the international political economy

in Globalisation contested

In the context of the globalisation of production, MNCs have been most commonly depicted as the key vehicles of global transformation. This chapter opens up the presumed unity of the MNC to explore the social power relationships that constitute this ‘global actor’. Defined in terms of the relationships between corporate managers, financiers, shareholders, suppliers and a diverse range of worker groups, the firm represents a site of contest in the ascription of meanings and realities of globalisation.

Globalisation contested

An international political economy of work



All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 0 0 0
Full Text Views 481 375 33
PDF Downloads 157 136 16

Related Content