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The New Geography of Capitalism: Firms, Finance, and Society

Adam D. Dixon


The organizing logic of the nation-state still claims legitimacy and relevance. The nation-state is a crucial site of economic governance and regulation, and an incubator of cultural and linguistic tradition. Nonetheless, such legitimacy is juxtaposed with a strong unease in the social sciences and the public sphere over whether the nation-state has the capacity to deliver on its promises and to provide opportunities to its citizens. Indeed, the changing geography of capitalism underpinned by an expanding global division of labor and the integration of financial markets has undercut the border ... More

Keywords: capitalism, economic geography, finance, financial systems, financialization, firms, globalization, pension restructuring, variegated capitalism, varieties of capitalism, welfare state

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199668236
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668236.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam D. Dixon, author
Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography, University of Bristol