Duncan, Otis Dudley.

Metropolis and Region. - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013. - 1 online resource (612 p.) - eBooks on Demand RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set . - RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set .

Cover; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Metropolis and Region: A Mid-Century Bench Mark; Part I. The Metropolis and Its Functions; Chapter 2. Urban Location and Function; Classical principles of urban location; Economic base and functional specialization; City and region: Preliminary considerations; Chapter 3. The Urban Hierarchy; Alternative approaches; Industry distribution and city size; Urbanization of industry groups; Chapter 4. Metropolitanism and Metropolitan Areas; Criteria of metropolitanism; Metropolitan community areas Chapter 5. Major Economic FunctionsBank loans; Commerce and manufacturing; Chapter 6. Interregional Flow of Funds; Data and models; Results; Examples; Part II. Metropolitan Dominance: Hinterland Activities; Chapter 7. Manufacturing Outside Metropolitan Areas; Manufacturing: Major patterns; Manufacturing: Detailed analysis; Chapter 8. Extractive Activities in Nonmetropolitan Areas; Coal mining; Agriculture: Major patterns; Agriculture: Detailed analysis; Part III. Industry Structure and Regional Relationships; Chapter 9. Industry Structure: Overview; Industry categories Variation in industry structureChapter 10. Industry Profiles and Regional Relationships; Outline of procedures; Illustrative analysis for Milwaukee; Inputs and supply areas for Milwaukee's profile industries; Outputs and service areas of Milwaukee's profile industries; Summary for Milwaukee; Chapter 11. Regional Relationships and Metropolitan Functions; Varieties of regional relationships; An approach to classification; Part IV. Fifty Major Cities and Their Regional Relationships; Chapter 12. Metropolitan Centers; Diversified manufacturing with metropolitan functions; Boston; Pittsburgh St. LouisCleveland; Buffalo; Cincinnati; Regional metropolises; San Francisco - Oakland; Minneapolis - St. Paul; Kansas City; Seattle; Portland (Oregon); Atlanta; Dallas; Denver; Chapter 13. Regional Capitals; Houston; New Orleans; Louisville; Birmingham; Indianapolis; Columbus; Memphis; Omaha; Fort Worth; Richmond; Oklahoma City; Nashville; Jacksonville; Chapter 14. Manufacturing Centers; Diversified manufacturing with few metropolitan functions; Baltimore; Milwaukee; Albany-Schnectady-Troy; Toledo; Hartford; Syracuse; Specialized manufacturing; Providence; Youngstown; Rochester; Dayton Allentown-Bethlehem-EastonAkron; Springfield-Holyoke; Wheeling-Steubenville; Charleston (W. Va.); Chapter 15. Special Cases; Washington; San Diego; San Antonio; Miami; Norfolk-Portsmouth; Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton; Tampa-St. Petersburg; Knoxville; Phoenix; Appendix: Sources and Adjustment of Data; Bibliography; Index

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

9781134001422 172.5 (NL),143.75 (TX)


Cities and towns -- United States.
Metropolitan areas -- United States.


Electronic books.

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