The Dynamics of
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  1. PART: The Problem of Industrial Transformation (p.1)
    1. Industrial Geography
      • Approaches to Industrial Geography (p.3)
        • From the Idiographic to the Nomothetic
        • Conventional Theoretical Approaches
        • Radical Theoretical Approaches
      • Manufacturing Industry (p.12)
      • Conclusion (p.14)

    2. Manufacturing Change in Historical Perspective
    3. The Geography of Manufacturing (p.45)

  2. PART: The Location of Factories
    • Factory Location and the Theory of the Firm (p.79)
    1. Location Conditions and Location Factors (p.83)

    2. Factory Location as a Cost-Minimizing Exercise

    3. The Location of Factories as a Decision-Making Process [Behavioral approach:
      Preferences of decision-makers;
      Explanation of these preferences focuses on search for and evaluation of information]

    4. The Location of Factories as a Strategic Process

  3. The Manufacturing Firm and its Geography
    1. The Size Distribution of Firms: Geographical Perspectives
    2. Formation and function of New (and Small) Firms
    3. Medium-Size Firms, Big Firms Locally

    4. The Growth of Multinational Firms

    5. Corporate Restructuring and Employment Flexibility
      • Corporate Dimensions of Restructuring (p.291)
        • The Interrelated Faces of Restructuring
        • Core Firms and Segmented Labor (p.294)
      • New Locations and Flexible Workforces
        • Creating Core Workforces in New Locations: GM's Saturn Plant (p.299)
        • Peripheral Workforces in New Locations: The Importance of Women (p.301)
      • In Situ Change and Flexible Workforces
        • Renegotiating Core Workforces in situ: MacMillan Bloedel in BC (p.308)
        • Maintaining peripheral workforces in situ (p.311)
        • Skill Formation of Doubly Peripheral Workforces
      • Conclusions: The Illusion of the Spatial Division of Labor

  4. Production Systems and Local Development (p.317)
    1. Production Systems and Industrial Districts (p.319)
    2. Core-Firm-Dominated Production Systems and the Japanese Auto Industry

    3. Production Systemns in Home and Host Economies

    4. De-Industrialized Regions: Restructured and Rejuvenating?
      • Dimensions of De-Industrialization (p.401)
        • Recessions (p.403)
        • Unemployment: the Social Consequences
        • Local Examples of De-Industrialization (p.404)
          • Coventry & Sheffield
      • The Explanation of De-Industrialization (p.410)
        • The Complexity of De-Industrialization
          • Trade Perspectives (p.411)
          • Investment Perspectives (p.412)
          • Neoconservative Perspectives (p.413)
          • Management Perspectives (p.414)
          • Institutional Perspectives
      • Towards Rejuvenation (p.416)
        • The Diversity of Local Responses
        • Possibilities for Flexible Specialization
      • Conclusions (p.422)

    5. Industrial Transformation and Jobs: Contemporary Dilemmas (p.425)
      • The Jobs Challenge (p.426)
        • The Scope of the Problem
          • Alternative Explanations for High Unemployment (p.429)
          • Industry and the Environment
        • Industry and Local Development: Turning the Kaleidoscope
      • Conclusions

    Appendix 1: Indeces of Localization, Diversification and Shift-Share Analysis

    • Location Quotient (p.434)
    • Coefficient of Specialization (p.435)
    • Shift-Share Analysis (p.435)

    Appendix 2: Input-Output Analysis: An Introduction (p.441)

    • The Gross Flows or Transactions Table
    • Input-Coefficient Table
    • Leontief's Inverse Matrix
    • Income Multipliers (p.444)

Literature (by Hayter):

Roger Hayter, Simon Fraser University, Canada ( Glocalization on the Resource Periphery: The Remapping of British Columbia (Singapore Conference on Economic Geography December 2000)

Roger Hayter, Single Industry Resource Towns, in: E.Sheppard and T.Barnes, eds., A Companion to Economic Geography. Blackwell 2000, [Chapter 18, pp.290ff.] [HF1025.C66 2000/ Suzz]

Roger Hayter, Flexible Crossroads : The Restructuring of British Columbia's Forest Economy Hardcover (August 2000) Univ of British Columbia; ISBN: 077480775X [SD146 B7 H39 2000 (Forest Resources)]

Roger Hayter (Simon Fraser University), Restructuring via Re-regulation: The BC Forest Economy in the Kaleidoscope, 1999 Residential Conference, Israel: Promoting Growth; New Idustries, Policies and Forms of Governance, Haifa and Beer Sheva, Israel June 19-26, 1999

J B Skzlason and R Hayter 1998 'Industrial location as a bargain: Iceland and the aluminium multinationals 1962-1994', Geografisca Annaler 80B: 29-48.

Jerry Patchell and Roger Hayter Japanese Precious Wood and the Paradoxes of Added Value, Geographical Review, July 1997, Vol. 87 (3), pp. 375-395

Trevor J. Barnes Roger Hayter Troubles in the Rainforest: British Columbia's Forest Economy in Transition Canadian Western Geographical Series Volume 33 Produced and published by The Western Geographical Press, distributed by UBC Press (May 1997)

Roger Hayter and Dietrich Soyez Clearcut Issues: German Environmental Pressure and the British Columbia Forest Sector. Zum EinfluB deutscher Umweltproteste auf die Forst- und Holzwirtschaft der Provinz Britisch-Kolumbien (Kanada) GEOGRAPHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT - 84.JAHRGANG - 1996 - HEFT 3-4, pp.143ff.

K Rees and R Hayter 1996 Flexible specialization, uncertainty and the firm: enterprise strategies and structures in the wood remanufacturing industry of the Vancouver metropolitan area, forthcoming in The Canadian Geographer;

R&D systems. In W F Lever and P Daniels (eds) Global economy in transition, Longmans, 1996, 164-92

Technological imperatives in resource sectors: forest products. In J N H Britton (ed) Canada in the global economy McGill-Queens, 1996, 101-22

J Patchell and R Hayter 1995 Skill formation and Japanese production systems, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 86: 2-38

T Barnes and R Hayter 1994 Economic restructuring, local development and resource towns: forest communities in coastal British Columbia, The Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 17: 289-310

R Hayter, E Grass and T Barnes 1994: Labour flexibility: a tale of two mills, Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 85: 25-38

R Hayter and J Patchell 1993 Different trajectories in the social division of labour: the cutlery industry in Sheffield, England and Tsubame, Japan, Urban Studies 30: 1427-45

International trade and the Canadian forest industries: the paradox of the North American free trade agreements, Zeitschrift fur Kanada-Studien 23, 1993, 81-94

R Hayter and T Barnes 1992 Labour market segmentation, flexibility and recession: a British Columbian case study, Environment and Planning C 10: 333-53

T Barnes and R Hayter 1992 The little town that did: flexible accumulation and community response in Chemainus, British Columbia, Regional Studies 26: 647-63

International trade relations and regional industrial adjustment: implications of the 1980s' North American softwood lumber dispute for British Columbia, Environment and Planning A 24, 1992, 153-70

J Patchell and R Hayter 1992 Dynamics of adjustment and the social division of labour in the Tsubame cutlery industry, Growth and Change 23: 199-216

Roger Hayter and Peter D. Wilde, eds., Industrial Transformation and Challenge in Australia and Canada, 1990.

Technology and the Canadian Forest-Product Industries: A Policy Perspective. Science Council of Canada, Background Study 54, Ottawa: Ministry of Supply and Services, 1988.

Innovation Policy and Mature Industries: The Forest Product Sector in British Columbia, in: Chapman and Humphrys, eds., Technical Change and Industrial Policy. 1987, ch.11

Export Performance and Export Potentials: Western Canadian Exports of Manufactured End Products," The Canadian Geographer 30(1), 1986, 26-39.

The Export Dynamics of Firms in Traditional Industries During Recession, Environment & Planning A 18, 1986, 729-50.

The Evolution and Structure of the Canadian Forest Product Sector: An Assessment of the Role of Foreign Ownership and Control, FENNIA 163 (2), 1985, 439-50.

Industrial Policy and Industrial Geography: A Comment, The Operational Geographer No.8, 1985, 68-70.

Truncation, the International Firm and Regional Policy, Area 14(14), 1982, 277-82.

Research and Development in the Canadian Forest Product Sector - Another Weak Link? Canadian Geographer, 26(3), 1982, 256-63.

Patterns of Entry and the Role of Foreign-Controlled Investments in the Forest Product Sector of British Columbia," in TESG 72(2), 1981, 99-113.

Labour Supply and Resource-Based Manufacturing in Isolated Communities: The Experience of Pulp and Paper Mills in North-Central British Columbia, Geoforum 10, 1979, 163-77.

Hayter, R. and Keith Storey, Regional Intervention in Canada and the Evolution of Growth Center Strategies: Comment, Growth and Change 9(1), 1978, 48-52.

Identifying "Quits" and "Stays" from Employee Records: A Note, Industrial Management, March/April 1978, 11-13.

Locational Decision-Making in a Resource-Based Manufacturing Sector: Case Studies from the Pulp and Paper Industry of British Columbia, Professional Geographer 30(3), 1978, 240-9.

Corporate Strategies and Industrial Change in the Canadian Forest Product Industries, Geographical Review 66(2), April 1976, 209-27.

Farmers' Crop Decisions and the Frost Hazard in East- Central Alberta: A Bayesian Approach, Tijdschrift voor Econ. en Sociale Geografie 66(2), 1975, 93-102.

Corporate Strategies in the Forest Product Industries of British Columbia, Albertan Geographer 10, 1974, 7-19.

An Examination of Patterns of Geographical Growth and Locational Behavior of Multi-Plant Corporations in British Columbia. Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Geography, University of Washington, [1973]

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