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Notes Chapter 1 . Nicholas Negroponte, Being Digital (New York: Vintage Books, ), . . Alvin Toffler, The Third Wave (New York: William Morrow, ), . . David Gordon, Fat and Mean: The Corporate Squeeze of Working Americans and the Myth of Managerial ‘‘Downsizing’’ (New York: Free Press, ), –. . AFL-CIO Working America: The Current Economic Situation, available [online], ⬍/situation.htm⬎. . AFL-CIO Working America, ⬍/situation.htm⬎. . AFL-CIO Working America, ⬍/situation.htm⬎. . William Julius Wilson, When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor (New York: Alfred Knopf, ). . James Johnson, Sacramento-based organizer for CTWO, interview by author, March , . . See Gordon, Fat and Mean, –. Gordon describes the ‘‘stick strategy’’ used by corporate America to increase profits at the expense of worker wages and benefits. . See Thomas Ferguson and Joel Rogers, Right Turn: The Decline of the Democrats and the Future Of American Politics (New York: Hill and Wang, ); Sidney Blumenthal, The Rise of the Counter-Establishment: From Conservative Ideology to Political Power (New York: Times Books, ). Blumenthal, a close advisor to Hillary Clinton, would see his views caricatured in the phrase ‘‘the vast right-wing conspiracy’’ to denote this view of ideological mobilization by the Right. . See Robert Reich, The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for Twenty-First Century Capitalism (New York: Alfred Knopf, ) and The Future of Success (New York: Alfred Knopf, ); Robert H. Frank and Philip J. Cook, The Winner-Take-All Society: Why the Few at the Top Get So Much More Than the Rest of Us (New York: Penguin Books, ). . Saskia Sassen, Cities in a World Economy (Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Pine Forge Press, ); Bennett Harrison, Lean And Mean: The Changing Landscape of Corporate Power in the Age of Flexibility (New York: Basic Books, ). 325 326 Notes to Pages 9–15 . Antonio Gramsci, ‘‘Americanism and Fordism,’’ in Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci (New York: International Publishers, ). . Alan Lipietz, Mirages and Miracles: The Crises of Global Fordism, trans. David Macey (London: Verso, ). . Jeff Gates, ‘‘Statistics on Poverty and Inequality,’’ Global Policy Forum (), available [online], ⬍.htm⬎. For an in-depth analysis of the recent research detailing expanding global inequality between and within nations, see also Robert Wade, ‘‘Global Inequality: Winners and Losers ,’’ Economist, April , . . See Alvin Toffler, The Third Wave (New York: William Morrow, ); Jeremy Rifkin, The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the PostMarket Era (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, ); Reich, The Work of Nations. . Benjamin R. Barber, Jihad vs. McWorld: How the Planet is Both Falling Apart and Coming Together—and What This Means for Democracy (New York: Times Books, ); Thomas L. Friedman, The Lexus and the Olive Tree (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ). . Wilson, When Work Disappears. . Mike Davis, City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles (New York: Vintage Books, ), –. . Reich, The Work of Nations, –; Manuel Castells, The Informational City: Information Technology, Economic Restructuring, and the Urban-Regional Process (Cambridge , Mass.: Basil Blackwell, ). . Michael Piore and Charles Sabel, The Second Industrial Divide: Possibilities for Prosperity (New York: Basic Books, ). . Michael Best, The New Competition: Institutions of Industrial Restructuring (Cambridge : Harvard University Press, ), –. . Best, The New Competition, . . Best, The New Competition, . . Annalee Saxenian, Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route  (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ). . Richard Gordon, ‘‘Collaborative Linkages, Transnational Networks, and New Structures of Innovation in Silicon Valley’s High-Technology Industry,’’ report no. , ‘‘Industrial Suppliers/Services in Silicon Valley’’ Silicon Valley Research Group, University of California, Santa Cruz, January . . Harrison, Lean And Mean, . . Harrison, Lean And Mean, . . See Stephen Hymer, ‘‘The Multinational Corporation and the Law of Uneven Development,’’ in Economics and the World Order, ed. J. Bhagwati (New York: Free Press, ), –. . Manuel Castells, The Rise of the Network Society (Cambridge, Mass.: Basil Blackwell , ), . . Reich, The Work of Nations, . . Peter Evans, Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ), –. . David G. Becker and Richard L. Sklar, eds., Postimperialism and World Politics (London: Praeger, ); Scott R. Bowman, The Modern Corporation and American Political Thought: Law, Power, and Ideology (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, ). Notes to Pages 15–26 327 . Reich, The Work of Nations, . . Saxenian, Regional Advantage, –. . David Harvey, The Urban Experience (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ), . . Harrison, Lean And Mean, . . Piore and Sabel, Second Industrial Divide, . . Castells, The Informational City. . Harvey Molotch, ‘‘The City as Growth Machine: Toward a Political Economy of Place...


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