City Region and Regionalism: A Geographical Contribution to Human Ecology

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CONTENTS
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PREFACExiii
PART I.THE URBAN SETTLEMENT AS REGIONAL CENTRE
CHAP .
1. THE REGION AS SOCIAL UNIT1
1. THE SOCIAL UNIT1
2. THE HIERARCHY OF SOCIAL UNITS IN THEORY5
3. THE "IDEAL" POLITICAL UNIT7
4. REGIONALISM AND THE REGION9
5. THE REGIONAL CAPITAL11
6. THE METROPOLITAN CONCEPT13
7. CITIES AND SIZE18
2. TOWN AND CITY AS REGIONAL CENTRES21
1. THE TOWN AS A REGIONAL CENTRE22
2. THE SERVICE FACTOR28
3. THE INDUSTRIAL FACTOR35
4. THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND SOCIAL FACTOR40
5. THE FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF TOWNS45
3. TOWN-COUNTRY RELATIONS52
1. GERMANY: CLASSIFICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SETTLEMENTS AS SERVICE CENTRES53
2. UNITED STATES: TOWN-COUNTRY RELATIONS62
3. ENGLAND: TOWN-COUNTRY RELATIONS IN EAST ANGLIA76
PART II. THE STRUCTURE OF THE CITY
4. THE STRUCTURE OF THE CITY PROPER93
1. THE PROCESS OF URBAN GROWTH94
2. THE URBAN PLAN98
3. EXAMPLES OF URBAN GROWTH: CHICAGO, PARIS, BERLIN103
4. THE GENERAL BUILD OF THE CITY107
5. THE CONCENTRIC PATTERN OF URBAN GROWTH: CHICAGO112
6. AREAS OF SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION AND BLIGHT117
7. THE RURAL-URBAN FRINGE120
8. THE JOURNEY TO WORK123
9. THE LOCATION OF INDUSTRY125
10. THE DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENTS OF POPULATION127

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