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After the factory : reinventing America's industrial small cities

Author: James J Connolly
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2010.
Series: Comparative urban studies (Lanham, Md.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the Factory expores the challenges and opportunities facing the smaller industrial cities of America's heartland as they seek to reinvent themselves. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary look  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Connolly
ISBN: 9780739148235 0739148230 9780739148259 0739148257
OCLC Number: 642510140
Description: x, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Can they do it? ; The capacity of small rust-belt cities to reinvent themselves in a global economy / James J. Connolly --
Model cities, mill towns, and industrial peripheries : small industrial cities in twentieth-century America / S. Paul O'Hara --
From satellite city to burb of the 'burgh : deindustrialization and community identity in Steubenville, Ohio / Allen Dieterich-Ward --
Creating an "image center" : reimagining Omaha's downtown and riverfront, 1986-2003 / Janet R. Daly Bednarek --
The gravity of capital : spatial and economic transformation in Muncie, Indiana, 1917-1940 / LaDale Winling --
Curing the rust belt? : neoliberal health care, class, and race in Mansfield, Ohio / Alison D. Goebel --
Do economic growth models explain midwest city growth differences? / Michael J. Hicks --
Explaining household income patterns in rural midwestern counties : the importance of being urban / Thomas E. Lehman --
Small, green, and good : the role of smaller industrial cities in a sustainable future / Catherine Tumber.
Series Title: Comparative urban studies (Lanham, Md.)
Responsibility: edited by James J. Connolly.

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