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No Miracles Here
No Miracles Here (January 2001)
Fighting Urban Decline in Japan and the United States
Theodore J. Gilman - Author

Compares urban revitalization efforts in two cities with failing industrial bases, one in the United States and the other in Japan.

This probing comparison of two struggling company towns, one in Japan and one in the United States, offers valuable urban revitalization lessons. The author compares urban revitalization efforts in Flint, Michigan, the declining automobile industry town, and Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture, ho...(Read More)
The Church as Counterculture
The Church as Counterculture (June 2000)
Michael L. Budde - Editor
Robert W. Brimlow - Editor

Explores a new Christian identity in which churches reclaim their roles as communities of disciples to constitute a countercultural reality and challenge to secular society and existing power relations.

The question, "What does it mean to be 'the church'?" has always been among the most controversial and of vital concern to political, economic, and ecclesial leaders alike. How it is answered influences whether Christianity will be a fo...(Read More)
A Town Abandoned
A Town Abandoned (April 1996)
Flint, Michigan, Confronts Deindustrialization
Steven P. Dandaneau - Author

A cultural study of the Flint community's response to its own deindustrialization, within the framework of the state, national, and international forces that produced it.
"This work will remain as a major study of a decisive period in American industrial and business history. It is an in-depth examination of the response of the Flint, Michigan, community to its deindustrialization--and examines that response within the framework of statew...(Read More)
Popular Culture and Political Change in Modern America
Popular Culture and Political Change in Modern America (November 1991)
Ronald Edsforth - Editor
Larry Bennett - Editor

"I am most impressed with the utility of this collection, the quality of the scholarship, the clarity of the writing, the breadth of coverage, and most important, the kinds of questions that each essay raises." -- Bruce C. Nelson, Central Michigan University

This book is a collection of essays dealing with the ways in which specific popular entertainment media, mass consumer products, and popular movements affect politics and political cultur...(Read More)
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