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Andrew Herod

Adjunct Professor

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Education

Ph.D. Geography, Rutgers University 1992

 

Research Interests

Labor, Political Economy, Economic, Social Theory, and Qualitative Methods

 

Selected Publications

2009    Andrew Herod: Geographies of Globalization: A Critical Introduction.  Critical Introductions to Geography Series.  Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford.  (ISBN 978-1-4051-1052-5 hbk/ ISBN 978-1-4051-1091-4 pbk: xv plus 278 pages, 26 figs., 16 tables).  [www.wiley.com/wiley-blackwell]

2006    Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (editors): The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.  (ISBN 1-4051-5636-8 hbk/ ISBN 13 978-1-4051-5636-8 pbk: vi plus 263 pages, 4 figs., 6 tables).  [www.wiley.com/wiley-blackwell] [Issue published simultaneously as a special issue of Antipode, 38.3]

2002    Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright (editors): Geographies of Power: Placing Scale.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.  (ISBN 0-631-22557-9 hbk/ ISBN 0-631-22558-7 pbk: xii plus 315 pages, 9 figs., 2 photos).  

2001    Andrew Herod: Labor Geographies: Workers and the Landscapes of Capitalism. Guilford Press: New York (“Perspectives on Economic Change” Series).  (ISBN 1-57230-685-8 pbk: xvi plus 352 pages, 5 figs., 2 tables, 12 photos).

1998    Andrew Herod (editor): Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism.University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. (ISBN 0-8166-2970-6 hbk/ 0-8166-2971-4 pbk: xix plus 372 pages, 9 figs., 7 tables).

1998    Andrew Herod, Gearóid Ó Tuathail, and Susan Roberts (editors): An Unruly World? Globalization, Governance and Geography. Routledge: London and New York. (ISBN 0-415-16931-3 hbk/ 0-415-16932-1 pbk: xiii plus 372 pages, 10 figs., 4 tables). 

Special Issues of Journals Edited

2006    Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod, Special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Antipode, 38.3: 425-666.  [Issue published simultaneously as Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.] 

2001    Andrew Herod and Melissa Wright, Special issue on “Theorizing Space and Time,” Environment and Planning A, 33.12: 2089-2093.

Refereed Journal Articles

2007    Andrew Herod, Al Rainnie, and Susan McGrath-Champ: “Working space: Why incorporating the geographical is central to theorizing work and employment practices.”  Work, Employment and Society 21.2: 247-264.

2007    Al Rainnie, Andrew Herod, and Susan McGrath-Champ: “Spatialising industrial relations.”  Industrial Relations Journal (Britain) 38.2: 102-11.

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L. M. Aguiar: “Cleaners and the dirty work of neoliberalism.”  Antipode 38.3: 425-434.  Introduction to special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod, guest editors, pages 425-434.  [Published simultaneously in Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.), The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 1-10.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L. M. Aguiar: “Section I Introduction: Geographies of neoliberalism.”  Antipode 38.3: 435-439.  [Published simultaneously in Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.), The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 11-15.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.]

2006    Shaun Ryan and Andrew Herod: “Restructuring the architecture of state regulation in the Australian and Aotearoa/ New Zealand cleaning industries and the growth of precarious employment.”  Antipode 38.3: 486-507.  [Published simultaneously in Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.), The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 60-80.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L. M. Aguiar: “Section II Introduction: Ethnographies of the cleaning body.”  Antipode 38.3: 530-533.  [Published simultaneously in Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.), The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 102-105.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.]

2006    Karen Søgaard, Anne Katrine Blangsted, Andrew Herod, and Lotte Finsen: “Work design and the labouring body: Examining the impacts of work organisation on Danish cleaners’ health.”  Antipode 38.3: 579-602.  [Published simultaneously in Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.), The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 150-171.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L. M. Aguiar: “Section III Introduction: Cleaners’ agency.”  Antipode 38.3: 603-607.  [Published simultaneously in Luis L. M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.), The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 172-176.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.]

2006    Andrew Herod: “Labour, space and capitalist restructuring.”  Labor History 47.1: 102-108.  Part of a Symposium on the book Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour by Bill Dunn (2004, Macmillan).

2004    Andrew Herod: “The impact of containerization on work on the New York-New Jersey waterfront.”   Social Science Docket, 4.1 (Winter-Spring) 5-7.  [Special issue on “Work and workers in New Jersey and New York.”]

2003    Andrew Herod: “Geographies of labor internationalism.” Social Science History, 27.4: 501-523.  [Special issue on “Labor Internationalism.”]

2003    Andrew Herod: “Workers, space, and labor geography.” International Labor and Working-Class History, no. 64 (Fall): 112-138.  [Special issue on “Workers, Suburbs, and Labor Geography.”] 

2002    Andrew Herod: “Towards a more productive engagement: Industrial relations and economic geography meet.”  Labour and Industry: A Journal of the Social and Economic Relations of Work, 13.2: 5-17.  [Special issue on “Industrial Relations Meets Human Geography: Spatialising The Social Relations of Work.”] 

2001    Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright: “Theorizing space and time.”  Environment and Planning A 33.12: 2089-2093.  Introduction to special issue on “Theorizing Space and Time,” Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright, guest editors.  Issue contains 7 papers (Simon Lewis; David Hamers; Trevor Barnes, Roger Hayter, and Elizabeth Hay; Gavin Bridge; Melissa Wright; Andreas Dafinger; Jean La Marche), pages 2089-2218. 

2001    Andrew Herod: “Labor internationalism and the contradictions of globalization: Or, why the local is sometimes still important in a global economy.”  Antipode 33.3: 407-426.  [Special issue on “Place, Space and the New Labour Internationalisms” –issue published simultaneously as Jane Wills and Peter Waterman (eds.), Place, Space and the New Labour Internationalisms, pp. 103-122.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.] 

2000    Andrew Herod: “Workers and workplaces in a neoliberal global economy.”  Environment and Planning A 32.10: 1781-1790. 

2000    Andrew Herod: “Implications of Just-in-Time production for union strategy: Lessons from the 1998 General Motors-United Auto Workers dispute.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 90.3: 521-547.  [Publisher’s erratum for figures published Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2001) 91.1: 200-202.]
 
2000    Ben Salt, Ron Cervero, and Andrew Herod: “Workers’ education and neoliberal globalization: An adequate response to transnational corporations?”  Adult Education Quarterly 51.1: 9-31. [Awarded 2001 American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Imogene Okes Award for Best Article in the field of adult and continuing education for 2000.] 

1999    Andrew Herod: “Using industrial disputes to teach about economic geography.” Journal of Geography 98.5: 229-241. [Awarded 2000 National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) Journal of Geography Awards Task Force Best Content Award for the best article published during 1999 in Journal of Geography.] 

1999    Andrew Herod: “Reflections on interviewing foreign elites: Praxis, positionality, validity, and the cult of the insider.”  Geoforum 30.4: 313-327. [Special issue on “Networks, Cultures and Elite Research: The Economic Geographer as Situated Researcher.”]. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Discourse on the docks: Containerization and inter-union work disputes in US ports, 1955-1985.” Transactions, Institute of British Geographers, New Series 23.2, 177-191. 

1997    Andrew Herod: “Reinterpreting organized labor’s experience in the Southeast: 1947 to present.” Southeastern Geographer 37.2, 214-237. [Special issue on “The Changing South, 1947-1997.”] 

1997    Andrew Herod: “From a geography of labor to a labor geography: Labor’s spatial fix and the geography of capitalism.” Antipode 29.1, 1-31. [A shortened and edited version of this article was reprinted in John Bryson, Nick Henry, David Keeble, and Ron Martin (eds.) (1999) The Economic Geography Reader: Producing and Consuming Global Capitalism, pp. 380-387. John Wiley and Sons: Chichester, UK.] 

1997    Andrew Herod: “Labor’s spatial praxis and the geography of contract bargaining in the US east coast longshore industry, 1953-89.” Political Geography 16.2, 145-169. [Special issue on “The Political Geography of Scale.”] 

1995    Andrew Herod: “The practice of international labor solidarity and the geography of the global economy.” Economic Geography 71.4, 341-363. 

1994    Andrew Herod: “On workers’ theoretical (in)visibility in the writing of critical urban geography: A comradely critique.” Urban Geography 15.7, 681-693. [Special issue on “Social (In)justice and the City: Twenty Years On.”] 

1994    Andrew Herod: “Further reflections on organized labor and deindustrialization in the United States.” Antipode 26.1, 77-95. 

1993    Andrew Herod: “Gender issues in the use of interviewing as a research method.” The Professional Geographer 45.3, 305-317. 

1991    Andrew Herod: “Local political practice in response to a manufacturing plant closure: How geography complicates class analysis.” Antipode 23.4, 385-402. 

1991    Andrew Herod: “From rag trade to real estate in New York’s Garment Center: Remaking the labor landscape in a global city.” Urban Geography 12.4, 324-338. 

1991    Andrew Herod: “Homework and the fragmentation of space: Challenges for the labor movement.” Geoforum 22.2, 173-183. [Special issue on “Changing Gender Relations in Urban Space.”] 

1991    Andrew Herod: “The production of scale in United States labour relations.” Area 23.1, 82-88.  

Chapters in Books

2010    Andrew Herod and Kathleen Parker: “Operational decisions.”  In Basil Gomez and John Paul Jones III (eds.) Research Methods in Geography: A First Course.  Blackwell: Oxford (forthcoming).

2008    Andrew Herod: “Scale: The local and the global.”  In Sarah Holloway, Stephen Rice, Gill Valentine, and Nick Clifford (eds.) Key Concepts in Geography, 2nd Edition, pp. 217-235.  Sage: London.  [Updated and rewritten version of chapter that appeared in the first edition of Key Concepts in Geography (Sarah Holloway, Stephen Rice, and Gill Valentine [eds.], 2003, Sage.]

2008    Noel Castree, David Featherstone, and Andrew Herod: “Contrapuntal geographies: The politics of organising across socio-spatial difference.”  In Kevin Cox, Murray Low, and Jenny Robinson (eds.) Handbook of Political Geography, pp. 305-321  Sage: Los Angeles.

2007    Andrew Herod: “Die Geographie der Arbeiter/innen: Der spatial fix der Arbeitskräfte und die Geographie des Kapitalismus.”  In Bernd Belina and Boris Michel (eds.) Raumproduktionen, pp. 173-204.  Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot.  [German translation of a paper originally appearing as “From a geography of labor to a labor geography: Labor’s spatial fix and the geography of capitalism,” Antipode 29.1 (1997), 1-31.]

2007    Andrew Herod: “The agency of labour in global change: Reimagining the spaces and scales of labor praxis within a global economy.”  In John M. Hobson and Leonard Seabrooke (eds.), Everyday Politics of the World Economy, pp. 27-44.  Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

2007    Andrew Herod: “Labour organising in the New Economy: Examples from the United States.”  In Peter W. Daniels, Andrew Leyshon, Michael J. Bradshaw, and Jonathan V. Beaverstock (eds.) Geographies of the New Economy, pp. 132-150.  Routledge: London.

2007    Andrew Herod: “The impact of containerization on work on the New York-New Jersey waterfront.”  In William G. Moseley, David A. Lanegran, and Kavita Pandit (eds.), The Introductory Reader in Human Geography: Contemporary Debates and Classic Writings, pp. 306-309.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Shortened, edited, and reprinted version of a paper originally appearing as “The impact of containerization on work on the New York-New Jersey waterfront,” Social Science Docket, 4.1 (Winter-Spring): 5-7.]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L.M. Aguiar: “Cleaners and the dirty work of neoliberalism”  In Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 1-10.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 38.3: 425-434 as part of special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.).]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L.M. Aguiar: “Section I Introduction: Geographies of neoliberalism”  In Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 11-15.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 38.3: 435-4396 as part of special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.).]

2006    Shaun Ryan and Andrew Herod: “Restructuring the architecture of state regulation in the Australian and Aotearoa/ New Zealand cleaning industries and the growth of precarious employment.”  In Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 60-80.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 38.3: 486-507 as part of special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.).]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L.M. Aguiar: “Section II Introduction: Ethnographies of the cleaning body”  In Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 102-105.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 38.3: 530-533 as part of special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.).]

2006    Karen Søgaard, Anne Katrine Blangsted, Andrew Herod, and Lotte Finsen: “Work design and the labouring body: Examining the impacts of work organisation on Danish cleaners’ health.”  In Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 150-171.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 38.3: 579-602 as part of special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.).]

2006    Andrew Herod and Luis L.M. Aguiar: “Section III Introduction: Cleaners’ agency”  In Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.) The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, pp. 172-176.  Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 38.3: 603-607 as part of special issue on “The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy,” Luis L.M. Aguiar and Andrew Herod (eds.).]

2006    Andrew Herod: “Trotsky’s omission: Labour’s role in combined and uneven development.”  In Bill Dunn and Hugo Radice (eds.) 100 Years of Permanent Revolution: Results and Prospects, pp. 152-165.  Pluto: London. 

2004    Andrew Herod: “Impacts of the transition on unions in Eastern Europe.”  In Berthold Unfried and Marcel van der Linden (eds.) Labour and New Social Movements in a Globalizing World/ Arbeit, Arbeiterbewegung und neue soziale Bewegungen im globalisierten Weltsystem, pp. 139-154.  Internationale Tagung der Historikerinnen und Historiker der Arbeiter und anderer Sozialer Bewegungen, Tagungsberichte 38: Leipzig.

2003   Scott Salmon and Andrew Herod: “Socialist geography.”  In Gary L. Gaile and Cort J. Willmott (eds.) Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century, pp. 209-220.  Oxford University Press: Oxford. 

2003    Andrew Herod: “Scale: The local and the global.”  In Sarah Holloway, Stephen Rice, and Gill Valentine (eds.) Key Concepts in Geography, pp. 229-247.  Sage: London. 

2003    Andrew Herod, Jamie Peck, and Jane Wills: “Geography and industrial relations.”  In Peter Ackers and Adrian Wilkinson (eds.) Understanding Work and Employment: Industrial Relations in Transition, pp. 176-192.  Oxford University Press: Oxford. 

2002    Andrew Herod: “Global change in the world of organized labor.”  In Ron J. Johnston, Peter J. Taylor, and Michael J. Watts (eds.) Geographies of Global Change: Remapping the World (2nd Edition), pp. 78-87.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford. 

2002    Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright: “Placing scale: An introduction.”  In Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright (eds.) Geographies of Power: Placing Scale, pp. 1-14.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford. 

2002    Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright: “Introduction: Theorizing scale.”  In Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright (eds.) Geographies of Power: Placing Scale, pp. 17-24.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford. 

2002    Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright: “Introduction: Rhetorics of scale.”  In Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright (eds.) Geographies of Power: Placing Scale, pp. 147-153.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford. 

2002    Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright: “Introduction: Scales of praxis.”  In Andrew Herod and Melissa W. Wright (eds.) Geographies of Power: Placing Scale, pp. 217-223.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford. 

2002   Andrew Herod: “Organizing globally, organizing locally: Union spatial strategy in a global economy.”  In Jeffery Harrod and Robert O’Brien (eds.) Global Unions?: Theory and Strategies of Organized Labour in the Global Political Economy, pp. 83-99.  Routledge: London (Review of International Political Economy Series in Gobal Political Economy). 

2001    Andrew Herod: “Labor internationalism and the contradictions of globalization: Or, why the local is sometimes still important in a global economy.”  In Jane Wills and Peter Waterman (eds.), Place, Space and the New Labour Internationalisms, pp. 103-122.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford.  [Published simultaneously in Antipode 33.3: 407-426 as part of special issue on “Place, Space and the New Labour Internationalisms,” Jane Wills and Peter Waterman (eds.).] 

2000    Andrew Herod: “Labor unions and economic geography.”  In Eric Sheppard and Trevor Barnes (eds.) A Companion to Economic Geography, pp. 341-358.  Basil Blackwell: Oxford. 

1999    Andrew Herod: “From a geography of labor to a labor geography: Labor's spatial fix and the geography of capitalism.” In John Bryson, Nick Henry, David Keeble, and Ron Martin (eds.) The Economic Geography Reader: Producing and Consuming Global Capitalism, pp. 380-387. John Wiley and Sons: Chichester, UK. [Shortened, edited, and reprinted version of paper originally appearing as “From a geography of labor to a labor geography: Labor’s spatial fix and the geography of capitalism,” Antipode 29.1, 1-31.] 

1998    Andrew Herod: “The spatiality of labor unionism: A review essay.” In Andrew Herod (ed.) Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism, pp. 1-36. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Increasing the scale of things: Labor’s transnational spatial strategies and the geography of capitalism.” In Andrew Herod (ed.) Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism, pp. 39-44. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “The geostrategics of labor in post-Cold War Eastern Europe: An examination of the activities of the International Metalworkers’ Federation.” In Andrew Herod (ed.) Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism, pp. 45-74. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Geographic mobility, place, and cultures of labor unionism.” In Andrew Herod (ed.) Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism, pp. 123-128. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Political geographies of labor union organizing.” In Andrew Herod (ed.) Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism, pp. 197- 201. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Labor unions and the making of economic geographies.” In Andrew Herod (ed.) Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism, pp. 255-262. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis and London. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Theorising unions in transition.” In John Pickles and Adrian Smith (eds.) Theorising Transition: The Political Economy of Change in Central and Eastern Europe, pp. 197-217. Routledge: London and New York. 

1998    Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Andrew Herod, and Susan Roberts: “Negotiating unruly problematics.” In Andrew Herod, Gearóid Ó Tuathail, and Susan Roberts (eds.) An Unruly World? Globalization, Governance and Geography, pp. 1-24. Routledge: London and New York. 

1998    Andrew Herod: “Of blocs, flows and networks: The end of the Cold War, cyberspace, and the geo-economics of organized labor at the fin de millénaire.” In Andrew Herod, Gearóid Ó Tuathail, and Susan Roberts (eds.)An Unruly World? Globalization, Governance and Geography, pp. 162-195. Routledge: London and New York. 

1997    Andrew Herod: “Notes on a spatialized labour politics: Scale and the political geography of dual unionism in the US longshore industry.” In Roger Lee and Jane Wills (eds.) Geographies of Economies, pp. 186-196. Edward Arnold: London, New York, Sydney, and Auckland. 

1997    Andrew Herod: “Back to the future in labor relations: From the New Deal to Newt’s Deal.” In Lynn Staeheli, Janet Kodras, and Colin Flint (eds.) State Devolution in America: Implications for a Diverse Society, pp. 161-180. Sage (Urban Affairs Annual Reviews No. 48): Thousand Oaks, CA, London, and New Delhi. 

1997    Andrew Herod: “Labor as an agent of globalization and as a global agent.” In Kevin Cox (ed.) Spaces of Globalization: Reasserting the Power of the Local, pp. 167-200. Guilford: New York and London.

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