Services and Uneven Development
Oxford University Press, 1988 - Psychology - 307 pages
Service industries are playing an increasingly important part in the national economy of advanced industrial nations. Surveying their development in Britain from a geographical perspective, this book assesses the location of new service industries, their impact on local employment opportunities, and their contribution to other sectors of the economy.
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Defining and Analysing Producer Services
The Role of Producer Services in the Economy
The Location of Producer Service Employment
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