The Boston Renaissance: Race, Space, and Economic Change in an American Metropolis

The Boston Renaissance: Race, Space, and Economic Change in an American Metropolis

by Barry Bluestone, Mary Huff Stevenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0871541254

ISBN-13: 9780871541253

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

Economists from universities in the area describe how Boston has been transformed since the 1970s from a high-profile casualty of manufacturing decline, depopulation, and combustible ethnic tensions to a confident, multicultural metropolis at the forefront of high-tech industry and high-end services. They proclaim that an economy once based on factories and textile…  See more details below

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Economists from universities in the area describe how Boston has been transformed since the 1970s from a high-profile casualty of manufacturing decline, depopulation, and combustible ethnic tensions to a confident, multicultural metropolis at the forefront of high-tech industry and high-end services. They proclaim that an economy once based on factories and textile mills now owes its strength to universities, hospitals, microelectronics, and business services; that most of the industries are tucked into the suburbs; and that new immigrants to the center city have effaced traditional ethnic neighborhoods The CiP shows the ISBN as 0-87154-808-9. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871541253
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality Series
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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