Consider this: if factory jobs were really shrinking because imports were deindustrializing
America, then manufacturing output as a share of overall U.S.
See Staughton Lynd, The Fight Against Shutdowns: Youngstown's Steel Mill Closings (San Pedro, 1982); Stephen High, "Deindustrializing
Youngstown: Memories of Resistance and Loss in the Decades following 'Black Monday,'" History Workshop Journal 54 (2002): 100-21; John Russo and Sherry Lee Linkon, "Collateral Damage: Deindustrialization and the Uses of Youngstown" in Cowie and Heathcott, Beyond the Ruins, 201-18.
We would like to conclude with a broader question: how can community members in deindustrializing
and post-industrial regions draw upon residual structures of feeling to inform an emergent culture that challenges the destitution wrought by dominant neoliberal hegemony ?
In scratching the supposedly rusting surface of Ontario's economy, it is not so obvious that the province is deindustrializing
, or that its auto sector needs to be put out of its misery.
[the] trade deficit is deindustrializing
the United States...".
Normalizations taking into account differences in the size of territory and climate reduce this gross disparity, but the net difference remains large, particularly considering that the United States has been deindustrializing
, whereas energy-intensive manufacturing remains much stronger in Germany and Japan.
While these facts explain the tenor of the 2008 presidential campaign throughout the deindustrializing
Midwest, they do not prove that outsourcing and trade are to blame for our manufacturing woes.
Once growth became both the means and end of our deindustrializing
economy, and as the quantification of the net effect on growth of various human actions became the closest approximation of passion an economist's heart can muster, it was only a matter of time before profligacy became civic virtue.
economies, the reduction in blue-collar power has in part been manifested by the declining influence of trade unionism (see Freeman 1993).
River City School District is one the largest districts in a deindustrializing
Missing from this analysis, however, are the personalized landscapes that also contribute to the understanding of industrial heritage in deindustrializing
cities and small towns.
Perot accused NAFTA of "deindustrializing
our country," and Rep.