A new social atlas of Britain

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J. Wiley, 1995 - Reference - 247 pages
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Features over 100 double-page spreads of detailed maps and cartograms depicting the geographical distributions of many facets of society as revealed by Britain's 1991 census. The level of geographical detail revealed, drawn using local government wards, has never been plotted nationally in an atlas until now. Explanatory text, scores of graphs, diagrams and tables point out interesting features as well as technical observations.

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Contents

Health Hospitals 146
4
Ward Population by Area Shaded by Land Use Classification
6
Income of Earning Households 19801989
8
Social Mixing 1991 Communal Establishments
12
Visitors
14
MidYear Estimates 19811991
20
Demography
26
Students
32
Housing Associations
122
Negative Equity
128
Illness and Age Standardized Mortality
150
Mortality from All Causes Between 1950 and 1953 and Mortality
156
Avoidable Deaths
170
Childhood Illness and Years of Life Lost by 1991 197119811991
176
School Leavers
180
Early Retirement in England 1991 1992
183

Pensioners
38
Black and Asian Bom in Wales
42
Gaelic or Welsh 19811991
61
Workforce Change
68
Travel to Work
80
Unemployment Levels
88
Duration on the Unemployment Register by Age and Sex in Maps Housing Type 1991
102
Housing Shortage
110
Owner Occupiers
116
Semiskilled Labourers
186
Extreme Wealth
202
Household Income 204 Electoral Registration
216
Liberal Vote by District 19871990 and Change in the Vote to Figure 7 18 Voting and Abstaining at each British General Election
218
Other Party Votes
224
Other Parties Vote in England and Wales by Ward 19871990
234
Change in Economic Position of Residents by Age and Sex
241
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About the author (1995)

Daniel Dorling is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, England. Mark Newman is Assistant Professor of Physics and Complex Systems at the University of Michigan. Anna Barford is a Research Associate at the University of Sheffield.

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