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Microcircuits of Capital

Sunrise' Industry and Uneven Development, 1st Edition

By Kevin Morgan


336 pages

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This book examines the changing nature of semiconductors, consumer electronics, computer systems and telecommunications. It shows how the historical development of the international division of labour in the industry has arisen through the mediation of capital accumulation.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction and Theory -- Introduction -- Industry and Space -- The Electronics Industry and its Global Structure -- Semiconductors -- Consumer Electronics -- Computer Systems -- Telecommunications -- Electronics in Global Perspective -- Electronics and Regional Development in Britain -- The Electronics Industry and Uneven Development in Britain -- A Modern Industry in a ‘Mature’ Industrial Region -- Social Innovations 1 -- The Electronics Industry in the M4 Corridor -- Social Innovations 2 -- ‘Sunrise’ Industry, Innovation and the State -- Theoretical and Policy Conclusions -- Conclusions

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