Industrial Change in Southern England: A Case Study of the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Industry in the Southampton City-Region

  title={Industrial Change in Southern England: A Case Study of the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Industry in the Southampton City-Region},
  author={Colin Mason and Steven Pinch and Stephen J. G. Witt},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  pages={677 - 703}
The electrical engineering and electronics industry is the largest manufacturing industry in the Southampton ‘city-region’, providing over 25% of all manufacturing jobs. This analysis, which is based on detailed case studies of nineteen companies which employed over 11 000 workers in 1987, reveals that recent changes in the industry in the city-region can best be understood by reference to the changing role of local establishments within the wider corporate geography of their parent groups… 

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