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Globalization and Transport

Edited by Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government and Henry Vega, former Research Fellow, George Mason University, US
The field of globalization and transport has witnessed a surge in interest over the past two decades with scholars questioning the reasoning behind its growth, its impact on the environment and trade as well as its effect on the development of cities and supply chain logistics. The editors have selected seminal works from leading academics to address these issues and outline the diverse and controversial nature of this subject. Along with an original introduction, this timely volume will be of immense value to researchers, students and practitioners in the field of globalization and transport.
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Publication Date: 2012
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The field of globalization and transport has witnessed a surge in interest over the past two decades with scholars questioning the reasoning behind its growth, its impact on the environment and trade as well as its effect on the development of cities and supply chain logistics. The editors have selected seminal works from leading academics to address these issues and outline the diverse and controversial nature of this subject. Along with an original introduction, this timely volume will be of immense value to researchers, students and practitioners in the field of globalization and transport.
39 articles, dating from 1925 to 2010
Contributors include: C. Asmussen, K. Debbage, M. Hesse, D. Hummels, D.S. Jacks, P. Krugman, P. Nijkamp, A. Ramsay, P. Turnbull, A. Venables
Contents:

Acknowledgements

Introduction Kenneth Button and Henry Vega

PART I PRIOR PHASES OF GLOBALIZATION
1. David S. Jacks (2006), ‘What Drove 19th Century Commodity Market Integration?’
2. David S. Jacks, Christopher M. Meissner and Dennis Novy (2010), ‘Trade Costs in the First Wave of Globalization’
3. Robert M. Schwartz (2010), ‘Rail Transport, Agrarian Crisis, and the Restructuring of Agriculture: France and Great Britain Confront Globalization, 1860–1900’
4. Antoni Estevadeordal, Brian Frantz and Alan M. Taylor (2003), ‘The Rise and Fall of World Trade, 1870–1939’
5. A.M. Ramsay (1925), ‘The Speed of the Roman Imperial Post’

PART II THE ROLE OF TRANSPORT IN EMPIRE BUILDING
6. Paul Krugman and Anthony J. Venables (1995), ‘Globalization and the Inequality of Nations’
7. Richard D. Knowles (2006), ‘Transport Shaping Space: Differential Collapse in Time-Space’

PART III TRANSPORT AND TRADE IN RECENT GLOBALIZATION
8. Anthony J. Venables (1999), ‘Fragmentation and Multinational Production’
9. David Hummels (2007), ‘Transportation Costs and International Trade in the Second Era of Globalization’
10. Robert J. McCalla, Brian Slack and Claude Comtois (2004), ‘Dealing with Globalisation at the Regional and Local Level: The Case of Contemporary Containerization’
11. Cristina Capineri and Thomas R. Leinbach (2004), ‘Globalization, E-economy and Trade’
12. Joseph Szyliowicz and Paul Viotti (1997), ‘Dilemmas of Transportation Security’

PART IV THE ROLE OF THE SUPPLY-CHAIN LOGISTICS
13. Antje Burmeister and Kristian Colletis-Wahl (1997), ‘Proximity in Production Networks: The Circulatory Dimension’
14. Christian Geisler Asmussen, Torben Pedersen and Charles Dhanaraj (2009), ‘Host-Country Environment and Subsidiary Competence: Extending the Diamond Network Model’
15. Markus Hesse (2007), ‘The System of Flows and the Restructuring of Space Elements of a Geography of Distribution’
16. Paul Ciccantell and David A. Smith (2009), ‘Rethinking Global Commodity Chains: Integrating Extraction, Transport, and Manufacturing’

PART V GLOBALIZATION, TRANSPORT AND THE ENVIRONMENT
17. Daniëlle B. van Veen-Groot and Peter Nijkamp (1999), ‘Globalisation, Transport and the Environment: New Perspectives for Ecological Economics’
18. Peter Nijkamp (2003), ‘Globalization, International Transport and the Global Environment: A Research and Policy Challenge’
19. A.A.J. Nederveen, J.W. Konings and J.A. Stoop (2003), ‘Globalization, International Transport and the Global Environment: Technological Innovation, Policy Making and the Reduction of Transportation Emissions’
20. Xander Olsthoorn (2003), ‘Implications of Globalization for CO2 Emissions from Transport’

PART VI MARKET LIBERALIZATION AND “OPEN SKIES” IN THE AIR
21. Keith G. Debbage (1994), ‘The International Airline Industry: Globalization, Regulation and Strategic Alliances’
22. Peter Adey, Lucy Budd and Phil Hubbard (2007), ‘Flying Lessons: Exploring the Social and Cultural Geographies of Global Air Travel’
23. Alex Cosmas, Peter Belobaba and William Swelbar (2010), ‘The Effects of Open Skies Agreements on Transatlantic Air Service Levels’
24. Robert Humbertson and Agam Sinha (2009), ‘Realising the Global Next-Generation Air Transportation System’
25. A. Elek, C. Findlay, P. Hooper and T. Warren (1999), ‘“Open Skies” or Open Clubs? New Issues for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’
26. Andrew R. Goetz and Brian Graham (2004), ‘Air Transport Globalization, Liberalization and Sustainability: Post-2001 Policy Dynamics in the United States and Europe’

PART VII TRANSPORT AND GLOBAL CITIES
27. Sung-Woo Lee, Dong-Wook Song and César Ducruet (2008), ‘A Tale of Asia’s World Ports: The Spatial Evolution in Global Hub Port Cities’
28. Germà Bel and Xavier Fageda (2008), ‘Getting There Fast: Globalization, Intercontinental Flights and Location of Headquarters’
29. Julie Cidell (2006), ‘Air Transportation, Airports, and the Discourses and Practices of Globalization’
30. Yefang Huang (2009), ‘The Growth of Global Hub Port Cities Under Globalisation: The Case of Shanghai International Shipping Centre’
31. Peter J. Taylor, Ben Derudder and Frank Witlox (2007), ‘Comparing Airline Passenger Destinations with Global Service Connectivities: A Worldwide Empirical Study of 214 Cities’
32. S. Harris Ali and Roger Keil (2006), ‘Global Cities and the Spread of Infectious Disease: The Case of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Toronto, Canada’

PART VIIIGLOBALIZATION AND MULTINATIONAL TRANSPORT
33. Dimitrios A. Tsamboulas (2007), ‘A Tool for Prioritizing Multinational Transport Infrastructure Investments’
34. Harry T. Dimitriou and Oliver Trueb (2005), ‘Transportation Megaprojects, Globalization, and Place-making in Hong Kong and South China’

PART IX GLOBAL TRANSPORT INSTITUTIONS
35. Antoine Fremont (2007), ‘Global Maritime Networks: The Case of Maersk’
36. Peter Turnbull (2006), ‘The War on Europe’s Waterfront – Repertoires of Power in the Port Transport Industry’
37. Ruth Barton and Peter Fairbrother (2009), ‘The Local is Now Global: Building a Union Coalition in the International Transport and Logistics Sector’

PART X TRANSPORT AND FACTOR MOBILITY
38. Kenneth John Button and Henry Vega (2008), ‘The Effects of Air Transportation on the Movement of Labour’
39. Stephen S. Gloub, Ronald W. Jones and Henry K. Kierzkowski (2007), ‘Globalization and Country-Specific Service Links’