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Inclusive Boundaries And Other (Im)Possible Paths Toward Community Development In A Global World, Fran Ansley Nov 2001

Inclusive Boundaries And Other (Im)Possible Paths Toward Community Development In A Global World, Fran Ansley

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This paper is based on a talk given at a University of Pennsylvania symposium on Social Movements and Law Reform. In it Professor Ansley takes as a case study the U.S. movement against plant closings. In the seventies, eighties and nineties this movement attempted to respond to the increasing flow of industrial capital from the U.S. to other countries. Like other social movements, it devoted a significant part of its energy to "framing" its issues - articulating and attempting to promote a particular way of looking at the issue of plant closings, de-industrialization, and the new international division of labor. …