The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places

The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places

By: Steven High (editor), Andrew Perchard (editor), Lachlan MacKinnon (editor)Paperback

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This volume will appeal to historians, geographers, and social science scholars as well as anyone interested in the issues surrounding capitalist development, urban revitalization, and poverty, class, and community.

About Author

Steven High is a professor of history at Concordia University and the author of a number of books on deindustrialization, including Industrial Sunset and Corporate Wasteland. Lachlan MacKinnon holds a PhD in history from Concordia University and specializes in workers' experiences of deindustrialization in Atlantic Canada. Andrew Perchard is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University. Contributors: Andy Clark, Jackie Clarke, Sylvie Contrepois, Andrew Hurley, Arthur McIvor, Tracy Neumann, Seamus O'Hanlon, Andrew Parnaby, Jim Phillips, Cathy Stanton, Robert Storey, and Lucy Taksa


Introduction / Steven High, Lachlan MacKinnon, and Andrew Perchard Part 1: Living in and with Ruination 1 Deindustrialization Embodied: Work, Health, and Disability in the UK since the Mid-Twentieth Century / Arthur McIvor 2 Beyond the Body Count? Injured Workers in the Aftermath of Deindustrialization / Robert Storey 3 Environmental Justice and Worker's Health: Fighting for Compensation at the Sydney Coke Ovens, 1986-90 / Lachlan MacKinnon 4 Growing Up Even More Uncertain: Children and Youth Confront Industrial Ruin in Sydney, Nova Scotia, 1967 / Andrew Parnaby 5 Afterlives of a Factory: Memory, Place, and Space in Alencon / Jackie Clarke 6 Romance of the Rails: Deindustrialization, Nostalgia, and Community / Lucy Taksa Part 2: Urban Politics 7 Keeping "the Industrial": New Solidarities in Post-Industrial Places / Cathy Stanton 8 Regeneration and Class Identities: A Case Study in the Corbeil-Essonnes-Evry Region, France / Sylvie Contrepois 9 Goodbye, Steeltown: Planning Post-Steel Cities in the United States and Canada / Tracy Neumann 10 The Transformation of Industrial Suburbs since the First World War / Andrew Hurley 11 Selling "Lifestyle": Post-Industrial Urbanism and the Marketing of Inner-City Apartments in Melbourne, Australia, 1990-2005 / Seamus O'Hanlon Part 3: Political Economy 12 Deindustrialization on the Industrial Frontier: The Rise and Fall of Mill Colonialism in Northern Ontario / Steven High 13 A Little Local Difficulty? Deindustrialization and Glocalization in a Scottish Town / Andrew Perchard 14 The Moral Economy of Deindustrialization in Post-1945 Scotland / Jim Phillips 15 "Stealing Our Identity and Taking It over to Ireland": Deindustrialization, Resistance, and Gender in Scotland / Andy Clark Afterword: Debating Deindustrialization / Steven High, Lachlan MacKinnon, and Andrew Perchard

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774834940
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 388
  • ID: 9780774834940
  • weight: 580
  • ISBN10: 0774834943

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