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Virtual Issue: Global Production Networks

The Journal of Economic Geography has published some exceptional papers on the topic of global production networks and value chains over the years. We have collected these papers into an online-only issue, that is freely available to read until the end of 2015. Click on the papers below to begin reading immediately.

Restructuring of the European chocolate industry and its impact on cocoa production in West Africa
Niels Fold
(2001) 1 (4): 405-420

What really goes on in Silicon Valley? Spatial clustering and dispersal in modular production networks
Timothy J. Sturgeon
(2003) 3 (2): 199-225

Video games production networks: value capture, power relations and embeddedness
Jennifer Johns
(April 2006) 6 (2): 151-180

Global production networks: realizing the potential
Neil M. Coe, Peter Dicken, and Martin Hess
(2008) 8 (3): 271-295

Global standards, global governance and the organization of global value chains
Khalid Nadvi
(2008) 8 (3): 323-343

Beyond firm-centrism: re-integrating labour and capitalism into global commodity chain analysis
Ben Selwyn
(2012) 12 (1): 205-226

Beyond strategic coupling: reassessing the firm-region nexus in global production networks
Danny MacKinnon
(2012) 12 (1): 227-245

Toward a better understanding of the apparel industry: a critique of the upgrading literature
Nebahat Tokatli
(2013) 13 (6): 993-1011

Global destruction networks, labour and waste
Andrew Herod, Graham Pickren, Al Rainnie, and Susan McGrath Champ
(2014) 14 (2): 421-441

The political economy of global production networks: regional industrial change and differential upgrading in the East European clothing industry
Adrian Smith, John Pickles, Milan Buček, Rudolf Pástor, and Bob Begg
(2014) 14 (6): 1023-1051

Strategic decoupling, recoupling and global production networks: India’s pharmaceutical industry
Rory Horner
(2014) 14 (6): 1117-1140

Linkages and spillovers in global production networks: firm-level analysis of the Czech automotive industry
Petr Pavlínek and Pavla Žížalová
(Open Access) first published online October 14, 2014

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