A Case Study on the Economic and Social Decline of Detroit Detroit, Michigan, has experienced population loss for several years for reasons that are evidently pretty typical for rust-belt cities. The ensuing paper will look at the economic, urban and social decline of the City of Detroit and will, in the process of doing so, explore the economic boom that earned Detroit the moniker, “Motor City,” and will also explore how the decline of the auto industry impacted the economic and social condition of Detroit. Additionally, in looking at the city’s experience with high unemployment and with population loss, we shall consider the conditions that led to the race riots and we shall see how the city engaged with the inevitable social unrest....The end:
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