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The evolution of manufacturing in the Gauteng city-region: From de-industrialization to re-industrialization? (2018)
Book Chapter
Ashman, S., & Newman, S. (2018). The evolution of manufacturing in the Gauteng city-region: From de-industrialization to re-industrialization?. In K. Cheruiyot (Ed.), The Changing Space Economy of City-Regions: The Gauteng City-Region, South AfricaSpringer

The South African economy has long been dominated by what Fine and Rustomjee (1996) call the “Minerals-Energy Complex” (MEC). Much South African ‘manufacturing’ has been connected to this capital intensive MEC core of the economy, with manufacturing... Read More about The evolution of manufacturing in the Gauteng city-region: From de-industrialization to re-industrialization?.

Financialization and Global Commodity Chains: Distributional Implications for Cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa (2018)
Journal Article
Staritz, C., Newman, S., Tröster, B., & Plank, L. (2018). Financialization and Global Commodity Chains: Distributional Implications for Cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa. Development and Change, 49(3), 815-842. https://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12401

© 2018 International Institute of Social Studies Restructuring of global and local markets has led to an increased influence of commodity derivatives markets on commodity price setting. This has critical implications for price risks experienced by ac... Read More about Financialization and Global Commodity Chains: Distributional Implications for Cotton in Sub-Saharan Africa.

How things are produced (2018)
Book Chapter
Newman, S. How things are produced. In K. Deane, & E. van Waeyenberger (Eds.), Recharting the History of Economics ThoughtPalgrave Macmillan. Manuscript submitted for publication

For Adam Smith, the origins of the wealth of nations can be found in the rapid accumulation of capital made possible by the expansion of scale and scope of production based upon its organisation: the division of labour. It is therefore not surprising... Read More about How things are produced.

Financialisation and the financial and economic crisis - the case of South Africa (2017)
Journal Article
Newman, S. (2017). Financialisation and the financial and economic crisis - the case of South Africa

The Nature and Form of Financialisation in South Africa is conditioned by industrial and financial developments before 1994. This is an edited abridgement from a paper produced by the Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development (FE... Read More about Financialisation and the financial and economic crisis - the case of South Africa.

From Futures Markets to the Farm Gate: A Study of Price Formation along Tanzania’s Coffee Commodity Chain (2016)
Journal Article
Newman, S. A., Bargawi, H. K., Bargawi, H., & Newman, S. (2017). From Futures Markets to the Farm Gate: A Study of Price Formation along Tanzania’s Coffee Commodity Chain. Economic Geography, 93(2), 162-184. https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2016.1204894

© 2016 Clark University. This article examines the nature of price formation and transmission in the Tanzanian coffee price chain. To date, research on the real-world processes of price formation has been scant in economic geography and extant litera... Read More about From Futures Markets to the Farm Gate: A Study of Price Formation along Tanzania’s Coffee Commodity Chain.

Finance and industrial policy: Beyond financial regulation in Europe (2016)
Book
Cozzi, G., Newman, S., & Toporowski, J. (2016). G. Cozzi, S. Newman, & J. Toporowski (Eds.), Finance and industrial policy: Beyond financial regulation in Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press

The global financial crisis of 2008 together with the experience of de-industrialisation across Western Europe over the last three decades has brought to the fore both the issues of financial regulation and industrial policy in scholarship and policy... Read More about Finance and industrial policy: Beyond financial regulation in Europe.

Systems of accumulation and the evolving South African MEC (2013)
Book Chapter
Ashman, S., Fine, B., & Newman, S. (2013). Systems of accumulation and the evolving South African MEC. In D. Tavasci, B. Fine, & J. Saraswati (Eds.), Beyond the Developmental State: Industrial Policy into the Twenty-First Century, 245-267. Pluto Press

Financialized corporate strategies and restructuring of global supply chains (2012)
Journal Article
Newman, S. (2012). Financialized corporate strategies and restructuring of global supply chains

Industrial organization and Inter-firm relations within vertically disintegrated and spatially dispersed production systems emerged as a burgeoning area of research in the 1990s and 2000s across what might be broadly considered as development studies... Read More about Financialized corporate strategies and restructuring of global supply chains.

Global commodity chains and global value chains (2012)
Book Chapter
Newman, S. (2012). Global commodity chains and global value chains. In B. Fine, A. Saad-Fihlo, & M. Boffo (Eds.), The Elgar companion to Marxist economics, 155-161. Elgar Publishing

This entry draws out some of the key features of GCC/GVC analyses and other closely related approaches, not only to appraise them critically in and of themselves but also by way of pointing to their contribution to the understanding of contemporary c... Read More about Global commodity chains and global value chains.

Financialisation of natural resources: A Marxist approach (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Kaltenbrunner, A., Newman, S., & Painceira, J. P. (2011, October). Financialisation of natural resources: A Marxist approach. Paper presented at European Cross Networking Meeting on the Global Crises The financialization of natural resources: Understanding the new dynamics and developing civil society answers to it

The collapse of the Bretton Woods Agreement in 1973 unleashed the forces that would drive the capital restructuring that we have seen in the last three decades. This has involved the expansion of markets in general through processes of privatization... Read More about Financialisation of natural resources: A Marxist approach.

Low-income countries and commodity price volatility (2011)
Book Chapter
Bargawi, H., Bova, E., Ferrarini, B., & Newman, S. (2011). Low-income countries and commodity price volatility. In T. Cottier, & P. Delimatsis (Eds.), The Prospects of International Trade Regulation: From Fragmentation to Coherence, 452-482. Cambridge University Press

The crisis in South Africa: Neoliberalism, financialization and uneven and combined development (2011)
Journal Article
Ashman, S., Fine, B., & Newman, S. (2011). The crisis in South Africa: Neoliberalism, financialization and uneven and combined development. Socialist Register, 47, 174-195

South Africa is now, ‘officially’, the most unequal society in the world – though there seems to be a macabre rivalry with Brazil for this status. The poorest 20 per cent of South Africans receive 1.6 per cent of total income while the richest 20 per... Read More about The crisis in South Africa: Neoliberalism, financialization and uneven and combined development.

Amnesty international? The nature, scale and impact of capital flight from South Africa (2011)
Journal Article
Ashman, S., Ashman, S., Fine, B., & Newman, S. (2011). Amnesty international? The nature, scale and impact of capital flight from South Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies, 37(1), 7-25. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057070.2011.555155

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) announced in July 2010 its intention to introduce a new amnesty for illegal capital flight. For a flat rate fee of 10 per cent of the value of the assets, corporations and individuals disclosing their illegal exp... Read More about Amnesty international? The nature, scale and impact of capital flight from South Africa.

Appearance concerns in ophthalmic patients (2011)
Journal Article
Williams, E., White, P., Walsh, E., Thompson, A., Saul, K., Newell, R., …Newman, S. (2011). Appearance concerns in ophthalmic patients. Eye, 25(8), 1039-1044. https://doi.org/10.1038/eye.2011.116

Aims This study Aim ed to determine the psychosocial and appearance-related concerns of a sample of ophthalmic patients by measuring a range of psychological, social, and demographic factors. Methods Standardized psychological measures including anxi... Read More about Appearance concerns in ophthalmic patients.

Boom or bust: Coffee farmers seldom benefit (2010)
Journal Article
Newman, S. (2010). Boom or bust: Coffee farmers seldom benefit. South African Labour Bulletin, 34(4),

This article discusses the impact on farmers of coffee price increases and falls.

The developmental state and post-liberation South Africa (2010)
Book Chapter
Ashman, S., Fine, B., & Newman, S. (2010). The developmental state and post-liberation South Africa. In N. Misra-Dexter, & J. February (Eds.), Testing Democracy: Which Way is South Africa Going?, 23-45. IDASA

The Developmental State and Post-Liberation South Africa

Financialization and changes in the social relations along commodity chains: The case of coffee (2009)
Journal Article
Newman, S. A., & Newman, S. (2009). Financialization and changes in the social relations along commodity chains: The case of coffee. Review of Radical Political Economics, 41(4), 539-559. https://doi.org/10.1177/0486613409341454

This article examines distributional implications of the restructuring of international coffee markets that has occurred since the collapse of the International Coffee Agreement in 1989 and market liberalization in coffee producing countries under st... Read More about Financialization and changes in the social relations along commodity chains: The case of coffee.

The downside of ‘financialisation’ of international commodity markets (2009)
Journal Article
Newman, S. (2009). The downside of ‘financialisation’ of international commodity markets

The current global financial crisis has revealed that many economies, both developed and developing, have become increasingly ‘financialised’. This Development Viewpoint focuses on the ‘financialisation’ of the international marketing of coffee (the... Read More about The downside of ‘financialisation’ of international commodity markets.


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