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Post-Industrial America
A Geographical Perspective

ISBN 9780415609531
Published July 3, 2012 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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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