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By Daniel Dorling

ISBN-10: 0471948683

ISBN-13: 9780471948681

A brand new Social Atlas of england Daniel Dorling college of Newcastle Upon Tyne, united kingdom This attractive and unique atlas finds in a unconditionally new approach the complicated and unforeseen geographical styles of British society on the finish of the 20th century. in accordance with the 1991 census and different social info, Dan Dorling makes use of the robust presentation of the inhabitants cartogram to reveal a totally clean view of ways Britain’s humans paintings and dwell. the extent of geographical element printed, drawn utilizing neighborhood govt wards, hasn't ever been tried ahead of in any map undertaking. An creation advises the reader on tips to learn the precise maps and explains the need of utilizing inhabitants cartograms which rework the form of the rustic in order that the styles the place most folk reside (in towns) are made obvious nationally. Over a hundred double-page spreads include at the least maps made up from a mosaic of over ten thousand parts each one displaying neighborhood in addition to nationwide distributions. Recurrent styles should be noticeable to shape among the geographies of other topics because the social cloth of a state is made obvious. a brand new Social Atlas of england is vital studying for college students and researchers in social reports, human geography, political reviews and special effects, and in addition reporters and politicians, and all these attracted to present affairs.

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It illustrates that if the same statistics were calculated for the populations of counties, they would show that the 10% of the people who were least densely concentrated lived on just 50% of the land. For districts, that figure rises to 60%. For wards the figure rises again to 80%. If the curve were calculated using any areas taken from a cartogram a straight line would be the result. On the cartogram everybody is, in this sense, equal. What is required to produce an unequivocal answer to the question first posed is an unambiguous set of areas — the land areas which people actually own or lease.

Here are where the largest expanses of people living at low densities in Britain are to be found. So do just 10% of the people live on 80% of the land? The answer is yes, but only if wards are used to calculate this. 7 contains three Gini curves (Lorenz 1905) which show how much land the groups of people living at the lowest densities live on. It illustrates that if the same statistics were calculated for the populations of counties, they would show that the 10% of the people who were least densely concentrated lived on just 50% of the land.

This atlas is about people's lives viewed from a human perspective. 8 % of all residents in Britain Scale Scale = 250 000 people = 250 000 people E: Housing Wealth 1991 averaged over all ward households see page 133 average housing wealth per household (£'000s) up to 1 1 to 5 5 to 10 10 to 15 15 to 20 20 to 27 27 to 35 35 to 45 45 to 60 60 to 75 75 to 100 100 to 125 125 & above 2 6 1 2 5 6 12 11 10 illness rates of ward populations see page 166 standardized illness ratios (Britain=100) up to 56 56 to 66 66 to 74 74 to 80 80 to 87 87 to 95 95 to 105 105 to 115 115 to 125 125 to 135 135 to 150 150 to 180 180 & above 10 11 11 F: Relative Health 1991 14 % of all residents in Britain 1 1 5 5 9 10 7 7 9 11 10 13 12 % of all residents in Britain Scale Scale = 250 000 people = 250 000 people G: Social Mixing 1991 H: Political Colours 1990 see page 210 see page 238 composition of ward workforce over and under-representation of social groups above national average proportions in categories nearest to labels managers & professionals workers with no occupation are 16 over-represented in the seven inner categories 5 14 4 1 2 4 16 9 4 6 supervisors & artisans 16 only workers with no occupation are under-represented: party shares of ward voters mix of votes between the three main parties the vote for each party decreases with distance from its corner Liberal Democrat 2 the three corner categories are safest wards, the six central categories are most marginal, with 7 shade showing the main contestor 4 3 7 each party wins the most votes in the five categories closest to its 3 corner 2 1 4 semiskilled & labourers 20 Labour 1 figures are % of all residents in Britain 16 5 5 9Conservative11 figures are % of all residents in Britain Scale Scale = 250 000 people = 250 000 people 249 xxxvii Selected Districts on the Ward Cartogram Orkney Islands MAGENTA one area shown in each county and Scottish Region Western Isles Shetland Islands gh Hi la n Inverness Grampian ds Aberdeen Ce Ta ysi d e al nt r n ia Lo t h rrs Borde be nd la s& mfrie Du oway T y n e & W e ar ll Ga am levelan b r ia D u r h d C m h Yorkshi Nort re e r i h Hu s We st n ca a Yorkshire L lyd e Dundee Cu Dunfermline Northum thc Glasgow a Str Stirling Fife Edinburgh m Li Shrops St Oxfor shire dN ck inghamosrtha shire k c Bu Be hir m df d re ir re x Isle of Wight e- Bournemouth idg Plymouth Southampton berside Cambridge Northampton Luton Ke nt Norwich Ipswich Milton Warwick Keynes Merthyr Worcester Watford Oxford Tydfil Gloucester Newport Inner Swindon Reading London Cardiff Bristol Taunton Truro rs Swansea Do Brecon Carmarthen Birmingham Isle of Wight Lincoln Nottingham Leicester Shrewsbury rr Su e hir ps Ham Derby hire Stoke Wilts Chester Wrexham Hull Sheffield Liverpool Isle of Anglesey York nt Gwe S ou t h Mid an st org Manchester P o w ys Middlesbrough Leeds South Yorkshire No ttingham olnc ire Cheshire h ir e shire n sh lwy Le Cambr Norfo d ire rdshire ice lk h ffo i stersh i shire a Su f f o West ns h e p t o sh lk Mid e r lands i e or h Es He i ds se arw Woreford or rtf rces & W ed e DyfW ter H e GloucesterGla a m re ter shire G BerkAvon shire Lo ndon So merset ey n o v e D et ll West wa ex rn Sussex uss Co East S Cd d ne wy Durham Preston Greater M an chester G BLACK Carlisle Merseyside Derbys Galashiels Morpeth Dumfries Newcastle Chelmsford Scale Maidstone Guildford Chichester Brighton = 250 000 people Note: Wards in labelled districts are shaded pink.

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