|aGlobalisation and social change :|bpeople and places in a divided world /|cDiane Perrons.
|ax, 366 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aSimultaneously published in the USA and Canada.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aAnalysing globalization and social change -- Measuring and theorizing inequality and uneven development -- Uneven geographical development within the global economy -- Theorizing uneven development -- Economic integration, new divisions of labour and gender relations -- The global division of labour and the feminization of employment -- The new global division of labour and the old industrial regions: Uneven regional development in the UK -- The new economy, globalization and geography -- The new economy and the digital divide: global and social divisions -- Living and working in superstar regions -- Shaping development -- Social reproduction and the state -- Globalization, participation and empowerment -- Conclusion: challenging the divided world.