By Leo Strauss
A reissue of the 1975 version, with 4 further essays, this assortment bargains a transparent creation to Strauss' perspectives in regards to the nature of political philosophy, its leader modern antagonists, its classical types, and its sleek model. It provides the reader Strauss' options on what political philosophy has been and will be back. chosen for his or her normal curiosity and their accessibility, the essays within the booklet offer an outstanding starting place for realizing Leo Strauss and his political philosophy.
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Extra resources for An Introduction to Political Philosophy: Ten Essays (The Culture of Jewish Modernity)
On the other hand, the dispersion of economic activity has contributed to the reproduction of structurally differentiated labor supplies and labor markets in this otherwise homogenized economic space. The spatial and social reorganization of production associated with dispersion makes possible access to peripheralized labor markets, whether abroad or at home, without undermining that peripheral condition. Such labor markets remain peripheralized even when the jobs are in leading industries producing for the world market, for example, electronics production in Third World export processing zones.
Japanese ,. 3% of the total in 1966 but 44% by 1978. Most directly illustrative is the development of export processing zones, which began to be developed in the mid-1960s and represent an expansion of this strategy rather than its inception. How successful, or attractive, this strategy was is suggested by the fact that by the end of the 1970s there were about eighty such zones, mostly concentrated in Mexico, the Caribbean Basin, and Southeast Asia. 24 GEOGRAPHY AND COMPOSITION in manufacturing, services, and finance in the 1970s and 1980s should allow us to begin addressing the question of how the world economy is organized.
The most obvious and familiar image of the increased mobility of capital is the "runaway" shop, or the movement of manufacturing jobs from highly developed areas to less developed, low-wage areas. Perhaps as common an image is the instant transfer of money from one country to another. But capital mobility, both as a process and as a theoretical category, incorporates a number of other components of importance to the analysis in this book. Capital mobility is constituted not only in locational terms but also in technical terms, both through the technologies that render T DISPERSAL AND CENTRALIZATION 25 The decentralization of manufacturing is constituted in technical and social terms.
An Introduction to Political Philosophy: Ten Essays (The Culture of Jewish Modernity) by Leo Strauss