Hometown To Both General Motors And The United Auto Workers, And The Setting For The Documentary Film Roger And Me, Flint, Michigan, Is A Striking Example Of A Declining City In America S Rust Belt A Town Abandoned Examines Flint S Response To Its Own Social And Economic Decline And At The Same Time Pursues A Broad Analysis Of Class And Culture In America S Late Capitalist Society It Tells The Story Of How Flint S Local Institutions And Citizens Interpret And Rationalize Their City S Massive Auto Industry Job Loss And Consequent Decline, And It Relates These Interpretations To Statewide, National, And International Forces That Led To The Deindustrialization Using A Critical Theory Approach, Dandaneau Reveals The Futility Of Flint S Efforts To Confront Essentially Global Problems And Over Depicts The Disturbing Conceptual And Cultural Distortions That Result From Its Sustained Powerlessness Dandaneau Shows That All Policy Solutions To Flint S Problems Were In Essence Public Relations Solutions, And He Gives A Moving Portrayal Of The Consequences For Local Communities Of The Internationalization Of American Business.
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- A Town Abandoned: Flint, Michigan, Confronts Deindustrialization (Suny Series in Popular Culture and Political Change)
- Steven P. Dandaneau
- 10 July 2018 Steven P. Dandaneau