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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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Published date: February 2002
Keywords: technological change, urban growth, deindustrialization, service economy, waterfront generation, social polarization


Local EPrints ID: 55348
ISSN: 0264-2751
PURE UUID: 4ea8b20a-4dfc-4a83-b09c-8cc4f36353ce

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Date deposited: 31 Jul 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:33

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