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Introduction: Social Disruption, Legacy Barriers, and Innovation Challenges in U.S. Manufacturing

William B. Bonvillian and Peter L. Singer

in Advanced Manufacturing: The New American Innovation Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037037
eISBN:
9780262343398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037037.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter describes how the manufacturing sector in the United States experienced significant disruption in the first decade of the twenty-first century. The number of manufacturing ... More


Leipzig

Anne Power, Jörg Plö, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the collapse of Leipzig, Germany as a major industrial city during the period from 1970 to 2000 and describes its recovery efforts. It suggests that Leipzig has undergone a ... More


Outsourcing in the United States and Europe

John N. Drobak

in Rethinking Market Regulation: Helping Labor by Overcoming Economic Myths

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197578957
eISBN:
9780197578988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197578957.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Chapter 6 analyzes how the belief in shareholder primacy justified the outsourcing of millions of jobs this century, primarily to China and, under NAFTA, to Mexico. It details the failed attempts in ... More


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