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Transnational Corporations

Fragmentation amidst Integration, 1st Edition

By Grazia Ietto-Gillies


238 pages

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Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in international production worldwide, accompanied by considerable changes in its geographical structure. This volume examines the role of transnational corporations (TNCs) in the geography of international production, covering both theoretical and empirical aspects, and drawing conclusions for future policy-making.

This work will be essential to scholars, policy-makers and professionals in the areas of international business strategy, international economics and political science.


'Ietto-Gillies's publication represents an interesting and compelling treatment of the dominant role of transnational companies (TNC's) in the globisation process and the configuration of a new world division of labour … One of the most appealing aspects of Ietto Gillies's book is that she is ambitious in effectively intergrating both economic, institutional and political theories from a broad set of what have often been largely disparate literatures to conceptualise her analysis of TNC's.' - Global Business and Economics Review

'This remarkable book represents an essential, detailed and highly readable contribution to the study of transnational corporations (TNCs) and globalization processes.' - Simona Iammarino, Transnational Corporations

Table of Contents

Part I: Globalisation, integration and the TNCs

Part II: The Widening Reach of TNCs

Part III: Multi-Nationality, Regulatory Regimes and the TNCs: Theoretical Perspectives

Part IV: The TNCs Between Integration and Fragmentation: Implications

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General