A New Social Atlas of Britain by Daniel Dorling

By Daniel Dorling

A brand new Social Atlas of england Daniel Dorling college of Newcastle Upon Tyne, united kingdom This gorgeous and unique atlas unearths in a wholly new manner the advanced and unforeseen geographical styles of British society on the finish of the 20th century. according to the 1991 census and different social info, Dan Dorling makes use of the strong presentation of the inhabitants cartogram to demonstrate a totally clean view of ways Britain’s humans paintings and stay. the extent of geographical aspect printed, drawn utilizing neighborhood govt wards, hasn't ever been tried ahead of in any map venture. An creation advises the reader on tips to learn the targeted maps and explains the need of utilizing inhabitants cartograms which rework the form of the rustic in order that the styles the place most folks dwell (in towns) are made noticeable nationally. Over a hundred double-page spreads comprise at the least maps made up from a mosaic of over ten thousand parts every one exhibiting neighborhood in addition to nationwide distributions. Recurrent styles should be visible to shape among the geographies of alternative matters because the social cloth of a state is made noticeable. a brand new Social Atlas of england is key examining for college kids and researchers in social experiences, human geography, political reports and special effects, and likewise newshounds and politicians, and all these attracted to present affairs.

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1993). At a detailed geographical level they may follow the pattern of those who have been imputed (shown opposite). 4% sample of the population — fine for most purposes, although ward level mapping relies on particularly accurate data sources. 13). 11: Some Characteristics of Residents Living in Communal Establishments in Britain 1991 MAGENTA Type of Establishment All Residents in Britain communal residents (non-staff) residential home (private) nursing home (private) Local Authority home hospital (NHS — other) defence establishment hotels and boarding houses psychiatric hospital (NHS) schools and colleges other misc.

Only in two small south coast districts do the residents of prisons number just over 1% of the total population. The residents of educational establishments reach this proportion only in the City of London, Cambridge and Oxford. The (non-staff) population in hotels exceeds the 1% level in the City, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea. As well as highlighting these exceptional cases, the cartograms show overall geographical patterns. 12). It is defence establishments, however, that show the most concentration — among the populations of East Anglia and the South West.

The three Island Areas have been individually identified. Shetland on the cartogram is displaced similarly to the equal area map. Small islands which are parts of other administrative areas are not shown here. What is most evident (from the boundaries on the cartogram) is how much larger are urban wards, in terms of people, than rural wards. 4 shows, it is these wards which have been growing most in population over the last twenty years. The 64 counties and Scottish regions are labelled in the two insets to provide a key for the maps.

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