British Cities

British Cities

An Analysis of Urban Change

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Authors: Nigel Spence, Andrew Gillespie, John Goddard
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190471

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Urban and Regional Planning Series, Volume 26: British Cities: An Analysis of Urban Change provides an overview of urban change in Britain. The title focuses on the demographic and economic aspects of the British urban system. The text first covers the British urban systems, and then proceeds to tackling population and employment in British cities. Next, the selection deals with the concerns on migration and urban change, such as the migration pattern and the characteristics of migrants. The text also talks about issues in work travel. The last part discusses the British urban systems policy. The book will be of great interest to urban planners, local government officials, economists, and sociologists.

Table of Contents

  • List of Tables and Figures

    Part One: British Urban Systems in Context

    1.1 International Urban Systems

    The Lessons from the United States

    The Lessons for Europe

    1.2 British Urban Systems

    Metropolitan Area Definition

    British Cities: Urban Population and Employment Trends

    British Cities: An Analysis of Urban Change. Study Outline

    Part Two: Population and Employment in British Cities

    2.1 Urban Change and Socio-economic Trends

    2.2 National, Regional and Local Perspectives on Urban Change

    2.2.1 Socio-economic Trends at the National Urban Scale

    2.2.2 Regional Variations in British Urban Socio-economic Change

    2.2.3 Socio-economic Trends: Individual British Cities Compared

    Part Three: Migration and British Cities

    3.1 Urban Change and Migration

    3.2 Migration Patterns in the Urban System

    3.2.1 Population Redistribution within British Cities

    3.2.2 Population eRdistribution and Individual British Cities

    3.3 Characteristics of Migrants in the Urban System

    3.3.1 Age Specific Migration

    3.3.2 Net Migration and Socio-economic Group

    3.3.3 Immigration

    Part Four: Worktravel and British Cities

    4.1 Urban Change and Worktravel

    4.2 Worktravel Patterns in the Urban System

    4.2.1 Changes in Worktravel Patterns within British Cities

    4.2.2 Changes in Worktravel Patterns between British Cities

    4.3 Characteristics of Worktravel in the Urban System

    4.3.1 Worktravel Patterns of Males and Females

    4.3.2 Worktravel Patterns by Socio-economic Group

    4.3.3 Modal Split Characteristics of Worktravel

    4.3.4 Household Car Ownership and Worktravel

    Part Five: British Urban Systems Policy

    5.1 British Cities: Conclusions

    5.2 British Urban Systems Policy




Product details

  • No. of pages: 330
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190471

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Nigel Spence

Andrew Gillespie

John Goddard

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