This book is a study of changes taking place in two advanced technology industries: computing and communications, in Britain and France. It examines whether a good explanation can be provided for the spatial shifts in both global and local industries, with the aid of the regulationist perspective.
Table of Contents
1. Computing and communications in the UK and France: Innovation, regulation and spatial dynamics - an introduction 2. High technology and flexibility 3. Accumulation and organization in computing and communications industries: A regulationist approach 4. Globalization and its management in computing and communications 5. The regional patterns of computing and communications industries in the UK and France 6. The computer hardware industry in the 1980s: Technological change, competition and structural change 7. The telecommunications equipment industry: The great transformation 8. Services: The bridge between computing and communications 9. Global localization in computing and communications: Conclusions