Post-Industrial America: A Geographical Perspective

Post-Industrial America: A Geographical Perspective

by David Clark


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First published in 1984, this book analyses contemporary changes in industry, employment, education, science and technology, social attitudes and values in the USA, leading to the emergence of a new geography of post-industrial America. David Clark emphasizes the distributional processes and trends that have occurred over the post-war period. Data are analysed by reference to the then most recent census, of 1980. Throughout, the book provides a valuable and very comprehensive text that will be welcomed by all those wishing to study the geography of the contemporary USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415609531
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/04/2012
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Industrial and post-industrial America 2. The changing distribution of population 3. Emerging patterns of industry and employment 4. The post-industrial city 5. The agricultural sector 6. Distributional problems and policies

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