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Going Global: Los Angeles, 2000

Abu-Lughod, Janet L. New York, Chicago, Los Angeles: America’s Global Cities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Adler, William M. Mollie’s Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly Line. New York: Scribner’s, 2000.

Bottles, Scott L. Los Angeles and the Automobile: The Making of the Modern City. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.

Cowie, Jefferson R. Capital Moves: RCA’s 70-Year Quest for Cheap Labor. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1999.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Davis, Mike. City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.

DeBoer, David J. Piggyback and Container: A History of Rail Intermodal on America’s Steel Highways. San Marino, Cal.: Golden West Books, 1992.

Friedman, Thomas. The Lexus and the Olive Tree. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.

Sassen, Saskia. Cities in a World Economy. Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Pine Forge Press, 2000.

Soja, Edward W., and Allen J. Scott. The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Stiglitz, Joseph E. Globalization and Its Discontents. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002.

Wachs, Martin, and Margaret Crawford, eds. The Car and the City: The Automobile, the Built Environment and Daily Urban Life. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

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