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Tendency towards a New International Division of Labour-Worldwide Utilisation of Labour Force for World Market Oriented Manufacturing

Division of Labour Worldwide Utilisation of Labour Force for World Market Oriented Manufacturing Folker Frobel Jurgen Heinrichs Otto Kreye The presently observable worldwide industrial relocation in manufacturing (within the traditional industrial centres and towards the periphery) is the result of a qualitative change of the conditions for capital expansion and accumulation enforcing a new international division of labour. Topose the problem in terms of an absolute fall of the profit rate in the traditional manufacturing centres forcing capital to re- locate part of its production would he quite inadequate. The question to be answered (which is, in fact, answered by the movement of capital) is whether production at the traditional sites of production or production at new sites provides for better expansion and accumulation of capital under "given" conditions.
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