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The New Economy and the Modern South

Michael Dennis


The technological revolution of the late 20th century conjures up images of California's Silicon Valley, NASDAQ stock traders on Wall Street, and techno-savvy hipsters in Seattle. States like Texas, North Carolina, and Virginia are frequently forgotten as hubs of high-tech industry and leading sponsors of the “New Economy” business ideals that transformed American life in the 1990s. This book explores the result of the Sunbelt South's success in attracting both high-tech and manufacturing firms with promises of minimal taxes, anti-union policies, and a business-friendly attitude. Drawing from ... More

Keywords: technological revolution, high-tech industry, New Economy, Sunbelt South, northern Virginia, global cities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780813032917
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032917.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Dennis, author
Acadia University