City profile: Southampton

Pinch, Steven (2002) City profile: Southampton Cities, 19, (1), pp. 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.

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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

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February 2002Published
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 17:43
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