THE CHANGING INTERNATIONAL DIVISION OF LABOR: THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BOSTON, A CASE STUDY

by Richard Clapp, David Massey
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
November 3, 1980
Publisher: Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa
15 pages
Type: Conference Presentation
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Paper on First National Bank of Boston (FFBB) for discussion at an African Studies Seminar at Boston University. The paper discusses the role of the FNBB in servicing the imperialist regional sub-center of South Africa and hastening the decline of the New England economy. • Background of the Corporation • FNBB's Economic Profile • FNBB and Southern Africa • FNBB and the New England Economy • Devalorization of Housing in Boston • FNBB and the Sexual Division of Labor • FNBB and Nuclear Power in New England • Summary • Figure 1. Average Earning Assets • Table 2. A state of industry, learning, and tourism • Table 3. Conventional Mortgages as a Percentage of Savings Deposits in Boston Neighborhoods, 1977 • Table 4. Bank-Financed Home Sales as a % of All Sales, 1976/1977 • Table 5. Federally-Insured Mortgages as a % of All Home Mortgages, 1976/1977
Used by permission of former members of the Boston Coalition for Southern Africa.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections