The changing urban hierarchy in England and Wales, 1913-1998
Hall, Peter, Marshall, Stephen and Lowe, Michelle (2001) The changing urban hierarchy in England and Wales, 1913-1998. Regional Studies, 35, (9), 775-808. (doi:10.1080/00343400120090220).
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Following the earlier work of SMAILES, 1944, and SMITH, 1968, the changing urban hierarchy of England has been plotted for 1913, 1938, 1965 and 1998, using two alternative composite measures: an urban hierarchy embodying a number of different measures of urbanity; and a retail hierarchy based on department stores and multiples. The two sets of results differ somewhat in detail, but certain common trends are observable: notably, a north-south shift and a coastal-inland shift. Finally, an attempt is made to produce a composite hierarchy for the most important centres. These, the study concludes, have enhanced their position at the expense of smaller centres.
|Keywords:||urban hierarchy, retail hierarchy, central places, urban system|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Economy, Culture, Space
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Management
|Date Deposited:||08 Jul 2005|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:06|
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