Beyond the ruins : the meanings of deindustrialization / edited by Jefferson Cowie and Joseph Heathcott ; foreword by Barry Bluestone

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Subjects: Deindustrialization--United States
Plant shutdowns--United States
Industries--United States
Industrial policy--United States
Working class--Economic conditions--United States
Globalization--Economic aspects--United States
United States--Economic conditions--2001-2009
United States--Social conditions--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ithaca : ILR Press, 2003
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xiii, 372 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Barry Bluestone
Introduction: The Meanings of Deindustrialization / Jefferson Cowie, Joseph Heathcott 1
Ch. 1. "A Trial of Ghost Towns across Our Land": The Decline of Manufacturing in Yonkers, New York / Tami J. Friedman 19
Ch. 2. The "Fall" of Reo in Lansing, Michigan, 1955-1975 / Lisa M. Fine 44
Ch. 3. Segregated Fantasies: Race, Public Space, and the Life and Death of the Movie Business in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1945-2000 / Bryant Simon 64
Ch. 4. Greening Anaconda: EPA, ARCO, and the Politics of Space in Postindustrial Montana / Kent Curtis 91
Ch. 5. From Love's Canal to Love Canal: Reckoning with the Environmental Legacy of an Industrial Dream / Richard Newman 112
Ch. 6. The Wages of Disinvestment: How Money and Politics Aided the Decline of Camden, New Jersey / Howard Gillette, Jr. 139
Ch. 7. California's Industrial Garden: Oakland and the East Bay in the Age of Deindustrialization / Robert O. Self 159
Ch. 8. Deindustrialization, Poverty, and Federal Area Redevelopment in the United States, 1945-1965 / Gregory S. Wilson 181
Ch. 9. Collateral Damage: Deindustrialization and the Uses of Youngstown / John Russo, Sherry Lee Linkon 201
Ch. 10. Envisioning the Steel City: The Legend and Legacy of Gary, Indiana / S. Paul O'Hara 219
Ch. 11. Monuments of a Lost Cause: The Postindustrial Campaign to Commemorate Steel / Kirk Savage 237
Ch. 12. Making Sense of Restructuring: Narratives of Accommodation among Downsized Workers / Steve May, Laura Morrison 259
Ch. 13. Worker Memory and Narrative: Personal Stories of Deindustrialization in Louisville, Kentucky / Joy L. Hart, Tracy E. K'Meyer 284
Notes 305
Contributors 357
Index 363
Additional Authors: Cowie, Jefferson
Heathcott, Joseph, 1968-
Notes: LCCN: 2003007560
ISBN: 0801439213 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0801488710 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-356) and index
OCLC Number: 51983567
ISBN/ISSN: 0801439213