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International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development

2011 Vol. 4 No. 1/2/3

Special Issue on Shifting End Markets and Upgrading Prospects in Global Value Chains

Guest Editors: Cornelia Staritz, Gary Gereffi and Olivier Cattaneo


PagesTitle and authors
13-38What are the implications for global value chains when the market shifts from the north to the south?
Raphael Kaplinsky, Masuma Farooki
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041898

39-66Upgrading of smallholder agro-food production in Africa: the role of lead firm strategies and new markets
Niels Fold, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041899

67-95Upgrading and restructuring in the global apparel value chain: why China and Asia are outperforming Mexico and Central America
Stacey Frederick, Gary Gereffi
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041900

96-119Value chain dynamics, local embeddedness, and upgrading in the clothing sectors of Lesotho and Swaziland
Mike Morris, Cornelia Staritz, Justin Barnes
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041901

120-147Global value chains in the electronics industry: characteristics, crisis, and upgrading opportunities for firms from developing countries
Timothy J. Sturgeon, Momoko Kawakami
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041902

148-180Going mobile in China: shifting value chains and upgrading in the mobile telecom sector
Loren Brandt, Eric Thun
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041903

181-205Global value chains in the automotive industry: an enhanced role for developing countries?
Timothy J. Sturgeon, Johannes Van Biesebroeck
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041904

206-234The offshore services value chain: upgrading trajectories in developing countries
Karina Fernandez-Stark, Penny Bamber, Gary Gereffi
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041905

235-257Labour standards and technological upgrading: competitive challenges in the global football industry
Khalid Nadvi
DOI: 10.1504/IJTLID.2011.041906