Table of contents for Wal-Mart world : the world's biggest corporation in the global economy / edited by Stanley D. Brunn.

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Contents
Figure and Tables
Introduction by Stan Brunn
Part I. Wal-Mart and the World
1	The Geostrategy of Global Business: Wal-Mart and its Historical Forbears 
Peter J. Hugill
2	Wal-Mart Nation: Mapping the Reach of a Retail Colossus
Matthew A. Zook and Mark Graham
3	Wal-Mart?s World
Steve Burt and Leigh Sparks
Part II. Early Years and Store Location
4	Discounting Northern Capital: Financing the World?s Largest Retailer from the Periphery
William Graves
5	Wal-Mart Supercenter Market Share of Grocery Retailing in U.S. Metropolitan Areas
J. Dennis Lord
6	Wal-Mart-scapes in Rural and Small Town America
Holly R. Barcus
Part III. Organizational Culture
7	Falling Prices, Happy Faces: Organizational Culture at Wal-Mart
A. Jane Dunnett and Stephen J. Arnold
8	Wal-Mart: The New Retail Colossus and Women Workers Symposium
Ellen I. Rosen
9	Labor and the Wal-Mart Effect
Jennifer Bair and Sam Bernstein
10	Wal-Mart as a Phenomenon in the Legal World: Matters of Scale, Scale Matters
Lea S. VanderVelde
Part IV. Culture, Communities, and Conflicts
11	The Institutional Semiotics of Wal-Mart Flyers and Signage in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and China
Stephen J. Arnold, Nailin Bu, Ulrike Gerhard, Elke Pioch and Zhengxin Sun
12	Cathedrals of Consumption: A Political Phenomenology of Wal-Mart
Barney Warf and Thomas Chapman
13	Visualizing Wal-Mart as Home: Where the Heart Is and King of the Hill
Benjamin Smith
14	Examining Wal-Mart?s Relationship with Local Communities through Investigation of Advertising
Alecia M. Brettschneider and Fred M. Shelley
15	Wal-Mart and Partisan Politics: From Agricultural Volatility to Red-State Culture
Fred M. Shelley, Adrienne M. Proffer, and Lisa DeChano
Part V. Globalization
16	The Wal-Martification of Teotihuacan: Issues of Resistance and Cultural Heritage
Margath A. Walker, David Walker, Yanga Villagomez Velazquez
17	Global Production and Distribution: Wal-Mart?s Global Logistics Empire (With Special Reference to the China/Southern California Connection)
Edna Bonacich and Jake B. Wilson
18	ASDA: Wal-Mart in The United Kingdom
Steve Burt and Leigh Sparks
19	Challenges Facing Wal-Mart in the German Market
Susan Christopherson
20	The Myth of Wal-Martization: Retail Globalization and Local Competition in Japan and Germany
Yuko Aoyama and Guido Schwarz
21	Penetrating the Great Wall, Conquering the Middle Kingdom: Wal-Mart in China
Shuguang Wang and Yongchang Zhang
22	Consuming Wal-Mart: A Case Study in Shenzhen
Lucia Lo, Lu Wang, with Wei Li
23	Supermarkets and the (M)art of Ling Shou
Chris Webster
24	Globalization of Food Retailing and the Consequences of Wal-Martization in Mexico
James J. Biles
25	Wal-Mart Goes South: Sizing Up the Chain?s Mexican Success Story
Chris Tilly
References
Contributors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Wal-Mart (Firm) -- Management.
International business enterprises -- Management.
International economic relations.