The deindustrialized world confronting ruination in postindustrial places steven high is a professor of history at concordia university and the author of a number of books on deindustrialization including industrial sunset and corporate wasteland lachlan mackinnon holds a phd in history from concordia university and specializes in workers experiences of deindustrialization in atlantic . Since the 1970s the closure of mines mills and factories has marked a rupture in working class lives the deindustrialized world interrogates the process of industrial ruination from the first impact of layoffs in metropolitan cities suburban areas and single industry towns to the shock waves that rippled outward affecting entire regions countries and beyond. The deindustrialized world are the spatial and temporal unevenness of these global events and how people live in and with and respond to economic and political ruination this considers the oft neglected aspect of global economic and social change the profound legacy of globalization on former industrial communities. Seeking to hear the roar on the other side of the silence scholars from france canada australia the united kingdom and the united states share their own stories of ruin and ruination and ask others what it means to be working class in a postindustrial world in part 1 they explore the ruination of former workplaces and the . The deindustrialized world confronting ruination in postindustrial places ed by steven high lachlan mackinnon and andrew perchard jeremy milloy the deindustrialized world confronting ruination in postindustrial places steven high lachlan mackinnon and andrew perchard eds vancouver ubc press 2018 pp ix 377 8500 cloth 3495
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