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1

What TNCs were involved in industrialising Detroit?

Ford

General Motors

Chrysler

2

What was the impacts of TNCs investing in Detroit?

  • Massive economic boost

  • Increase in higher wage jobs

  • Altered demographic characteristics of city - large increase in migrant population

3

What were the impacts of TNCs relocating to cheaper labour markets in the 1950s?

  • Massive population decrease - from 1.8million in 1950s → 700,000 in 2010

  • Reductions in employment - in 2010, 24% of workforce unemployed

  • Social deprivation - some of highest crime rates in US