The deindustrialization of America plant closings, community abandonment, and the dismantling of basic industry by Barry Bluestone

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Published by Basic Books in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Deindustrialization -- United States,
  • Plant shutdowns -- United States,
  • Industries -- United States,
  • Capital movements -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBarry Bluestone, Bennett Harrison.
ContributionsHarrison, Bennett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5708.55.U6 B58 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3511117M
ISBN 100465015905
LC Control Number82070844

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Education. Bluestone attended University of Michigan where he received his Ph.D (). Writings. Bluestone has written extensively and has authored or co-authored a number of books focused on political economy and society including: The Deindustrialization of America (), The Great U-Turn: Corporate Restructuring and the Polarizing of America (), Negotiating the Future: A Labor.

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There are different interpretations of what de-industrialization is. Many associate de-industrialization of the United States with the mass.

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Bluestone has a long history with. Society The Half-Life of Deindustrialization: Why Donald Trump Is Just A Symptom. Its economic, social and psychological effects continued for decades after plants closed and across generations. Deindustrialization went hand in hand with the long assault on unionization that had begun in the aftermath of World War II.

Without the political support they had enjoyed during the New Deal years, unions such as the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and the United Auto Workers (UAW) shifted tactics and accepted labor-management.

Poverty, deindustrialization and the New World Order is omnipresent in America. Some of it can be seen in plain sight. Most of it is ignored. Even with the incredible economic turn around over the last last 3 years, the globalist War on America has done severe damage since the ’s.

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The current debate concerning the necessity and propriety of establishing an industrial policy for the United States turns, to a significant extent, on the question of whether the nation is undergoing by: deindustrialization definition: 1. the process by which a country or area depends less and less on industry to provide most of its.

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