Putting labour in its place: labour process analysis and global value chains

Phil Taylor, Kirsty Newsome, Jennifer Bair, Al Rainnie

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The objective of this edited volume in the Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment series is to explore the interrelationships – theoretically and empirically – between the labour process and labour process theory (LPT), on the one hand, and Global Value Chains (GVC) and related frameworks, such as Global Commodity Chains (GCC) and Global Production Networks (GPN), on the other.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPutting Labour In Its Place
Subtitle of host publicationLabour Process Analysis and Global Value Chains
EditorsKirsty Newsome, Phil Taylor, Jennifer Bair, Al Rainnie
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9781137410351
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2015

Publication series

NameCritical Perspectives on Work and Employment


  • labour
  • labour process
  • labour and space
  • labour process analysis
  • labour process theory
  • global value chains
  • global commodity chains
  • global production networks
  • labour agency


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