Remaking the Rust Belt

Remaking the Rust Belt tells the story of how local leaders throughout the Rust Belt adapted internationally circulating ideas about postindustrial redevelopment to create the jobs and amenities they believed would attract middle-class professionals, but in so doing widened and deepened economic inequality among urban residents.

Remaking the Rust Belt
The Postindustrial Transformation of North America

Tracy Neumann

2016 | 280 pages | Cloth $49.95
American History | Public Policy
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Table of Contents

Introduction. Cities and the Postindustrial Imagination
Chapter 1. The Roots of Postindustrialism
Chapter 2. Forging Growth Partnerships
Chapter 3. Postindustrialism and Its Critics
Chapter 4. The New Geography of Downtown
Chapter 5. Spaces of Production and Spaces of Consumption
Chapter 6. Marketing Postindustrialism
Epilogue. Cities for Whom?

List of Abbreviations
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments