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The city around the clock: space - time patterns of urban ecological structure


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  • M F Goodchild
  • D G Janelle
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    The space - time diaries for more than 1500 respondents in Halifax, Canada are used to generate census-like data for spatial units at six different times during the day. A space - time factorial ecology reveals distinctive diurnal patterns in the city's social geography. Aside from illustrating temporal variations in traditional factors, such as status and family orientation, additional factors relating to activity patterns and their social settings are identified.

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    Article provided by Pion Ltd, London in its journal Environment and Planning A.

    Volume (Year): 16 (1984)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 807-820

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    Handle: RePEc:pio:envira:v:16:y:1984:i:6:p:807-820

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    1. Robbert Zandvliet & Martin Dijst, 2005. "Breaking Down the Daily Use of Places - A Space-Time Typology of Temporary Populations in the Netherlands," ERSA conference papers ersa05p203, European Regional Science Association.
    2. John Palmer & Thomas Espenshade & Frederic Bartumeus & Chang Chung & Necati Ozgencil & Kathleen Li, 2013. "New Approaches to Human Mobility: Using Mobile Phones for Demographic Research," Demography, Springer, vol. 50(3), pages 1105-1128, June.


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