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Author Koistinen, David.

Title Confronting decline : the political economy of deindustrialization in twentieth-century New England / David Koistinen ; Foreword by Timothy J. Minchin and Richard Greenwald
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (346 pages) : illustrations
Series Working in the Americas
Working in the Americas.
Contents Deindustrialization in New England -- Retrenchment -- Federal assistance -- Economic development -- Small business financing in mid-Twentieth-century New England -- Small business finance and electronics spinoff companies along Route 128 -- Responses to deindustrialization in New England during the cold war years -- Conclusions
Summary Focuses on Massachusetts textile industries to understand the process of deindustrialization and three common responses to it: cutbacks in regulation, federal intervention, and economic development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Deindustrialization -- New England -- History
Textile industry -- Massachusetts -- History
Textile industry -- New England -- History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Economic history.
HISTORY / United States / General
Textile industry.
New England -- Economic conditions
New England.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813048591