Autonomous State: The Epic Struggle for a Canadian Car by Dimitry Anastakis PDF

By Dimitry Anastakis

ISBN-10: 1442612975

ISBN-13: 9781442612976

ISBN-10: 1442645040

ISBN-13: 9781442645042

Autonomous State presents the 1st targeted exam of the Canadian car undefined, the country’s most crucial financial area, within the post-war interval. during this engrossing booklet, Dimitry Anastakis chronicles the industry’s evolution from the 1973 OPEC embargo to the 1989 Canada–US loose alternate contract and appears at its results on public coverage, international relations, organization, employees, shoppers, and firms.

Using a big array of archival assets, and interviews with the various key actors within the occasions, Anastakis examines a desirable array of subject matters in contemporary automobile and Canadian enterprise and fiscal historical past: the influence of recent defense, emissions, and gas economic climate laws at the Canadian quarter and shoppers, the 1st Chrysler bailout of 1980, the curious existence and loss of life of the 1965 Canada-US car pact, the ‘invasion’ of jap imports and transplant operations, and the tip of competitive car policy-making with the arriving of unfastened trade.

More than simply an exam of the car undefined, the e-book presents a rethinking of Canada’s tumultuous post-OPEC political and financial evolution, assisting to give an explanation for the present tribulations of the worldwide car area and Canada’s position inside of it.

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