Tragedy of Detroit Questions

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1.  How has Detroit struggled in its transition from an industrial to a postindustrial city?  Consider the five major features of postindustrial societies (P. 162).  Is Detroit lacking in any of these five areas?

2.  What signs of social instability are apparent in the article?  Does Detroit fit the profile of a city that is entering into the postindustrial world?

3.  What is necessary for Detroit to successfully become a vibrant, postindustrial city?  What efforts are being made to advance Detroit in this direction?

4.  In your opinion, what are the most important issues facing Detroit and what are the possible solutions?