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Premature deindustrialization: the new threat to global economic development

Premature deindustrialization: the new threat to global economic development

The economies of the United States and other rich countries — Japan, France, Canada, Switzerland — are often characterized as “post-industrial,” meaning they’re developed to the point that most of their citizens work in the service sector rather than in factory assembly lines. 868 more words

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bitou, or the spatial consequences of deindustrialization

In the early spring, I arrived at the Songgang bus stop, “under the bridge”–a pedestrian overpass on the G107 expressway. The stop teemed with migrant workers and motorcycle cabbies, who screamed, “Where are you going?” 169 more words

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Supply Chain Management in the age of deindustrialization

There is a usual tendency: The manufacturing sector of developed countries use to lose weight as employment generators for other sectors (like service providing ones) when they reach a certain level of growth and technological advancement. 755 more words

David Kiger

Losing More than a Paycheck: Race and Class Conflict in Two New Plays

We often think of deindustrialization as a phenomenon of the 1970s and 80s, but, as the recent announcement of the closing of the Carrier factory in Indiana… 1,119 more words

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The Sound of Motor City: Ruin Porn, Popular Memory, and Protomartyr's Vision of 21st Century Detroit

For the past couple years, one of the most vital sounds in music today has come out of that ruined city of the middle west, Detroit.   4,418 more words

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"Boom, Bust, Exodus"

Like many cities throughout the Midwest, deindustrialization hit the community hard.

By some indicators, Connersville appears to have done well in comparison to other industrialized cities at the time because deindustrialization came later to its community. 981 more words

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