The British Economy in Transition: From the Old to the New?

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The British Economy in Transition examines the nature of the dramatic changes in the last twenty years of the British economy, most of which have been brought about by deindustrialization and subsequent attempts to regenerate the economy. The individual

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Overview

The British Economy in Transition examines the nature of the dramatic changes in the last twenty years of the British economy, most of which have been brought about by deindustrialization and subsequent attempts to regenerate the economy. The individual

chapters are written by leading authorities in their respective areas and are free of technical material.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780415111140
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1995
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Contributors
Abbreviations
1 Introduction 1
2 After Coal 23
3 Mcjobbing a Region: Industrial Restructuring and the Widening Socio-Economic Divide in Wales 46
4 Restructuring the Textiles and Clothing Industries 67
5 Opportunity Or Crisis? The Remaking of the British Arms Industry 88
6 Engineering: Company Strategies and Public Policy in an Industry in Crisis 123
7 The Transformation of the Motor Industry in the UK 142
8 Symbolism and Substance in the Modernisation of a Traditional Industrial Economy: The Case of Wearside 169
9 From Workshop to Meeting Place? The Birmingham Economy in Transition 199
10 Economic Regeneration in Sheffield: Urban Modernisation Or the Management of Decline? 218
11 Conclusions 240
Index 254
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