From Tank Town to High Tech: The Clash of Community and Industrial Cycles

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SUNY Press, 1989 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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On the machine translation project EUROTRA, a multilingual MT project putting special emphasis on semantic representation. Takes up syntax, semantics, analysis and generation, lexical transfer. The ideas are relevant for all multi-lingual machine translation work. An analysis of the restructuring of an American industry around high- tech defense production and the effect of this restructuring on employment opportunities and on the redistribution of profits. Nash is in the anthropology department, City College of NY. Paper edition (unseen), $18.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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Contents

Community and Corporate Hegemony
7
Industrialization and Urban Growth
29
General Electric Company and
51
Forging Corporate Hegemony
93
The Organization of Work
123
Competitive Firms
165
Buying and Selling in Pittsfield
197
At Home with the MilitaryIndustrial Complex
229
Family and Community in Pittsfield
263
Government Mediation and the Survival
297
The Restructuring of American Industry and
315
Notes
339
Index
351
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June C. Nash is Professor of Anthropology at the City College of New York. She is a co-editor of Women, Men, and the International Division of Labor, also published by SUNY Press.

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