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Q1: Given the socio-economic success of fordist principles in the developed U.S. prior to 1960, the realization of the failings of the suburban model, and the developing worlds continued use of fordist principles, which, if any of the (5) key socio-economic transformations, are appropriate for re-adaptation in an already developed society?
Q2: How have principles, fordist or post-fordist, been adapted to meet the needs of other countries? Cultures? Explain.
Q3: What are the five (5) key socio-economic transformations that resulted in the rise of Post-Fordism?
Q4: With the decentralization post-Fordism movement, post-industrial cities are over saturated with abandoned factories, housing, and other amenities. The major question that cities, like Detroit, are facing is how a once populous city can shrink appropriately. What should these rustbelt cities do with all the vacant buildings without creating redundant infill that does not have the population to support it?