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Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Chad Broughton

Abstract

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders owed much of their unexpected popularity in the 2016 primaries to their respective stances on trade and immigration policy. Political elites and policy experts were bewildered by combative talk of building a wall and the ubiquity of anti-TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) sloganeering in what many saw as a bizarre election cycle. They have scrambled to explain both Trump's victory and the new political fault lines that have emerged in both major political parties, largely around trade and immigration. In struggling industrial towns and cities, the rise of Trump and ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199765614
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199765614.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chad Broughton, author