City profile: Southampton

Pinch, Steven (2002) City profile: Southampton. Cities, 19, (1), 71-78. (doi:10.1016/S0264-2751(01)00040-3).


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Southampton is a medium-sized city in southern England, perhaps best known in the past for being a major passenger
shipping port. However, early in the twenty-first century the city is remarkably diversified, with important developments in
manufacturing as well as both producer and consumer services. These developments are the outcome of a complex mixture
of global, national and local factors. The major challenge in such a relatively prosperous city-region is how to deal with
the needs of various economically marginalised groups.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/S0264-2751(01)00040-3
ISSNs: 0264-2751 (print)
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Keywords: technological change, urban growth, deindustrialization, service economy, waterfront generation, social polarization
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Economy, Culture, Space
ePrint ID: 55348
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
February 2002Published
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:35

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