People and places: ?A 21st-century atlas of the UK

People and places: ?A 21st-century atlas of the UK

By: Bethan Thomas (author), Danny Dorling (author)Paperback

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How has UK society changed since 2001? What does the UK population look like in 2016? This unique atlas, the third in a bestselling series, uses a wealth of up-to-the minute data sources alongside the last 2011 Census data to identify national and local trends and provide analysis and discussion of the implications of these for future policy. Fascinating information on everything from sex, age, marriage and ethnicity to qualifications, employment, housing and migration is provided in gloriously colourful maps and graphics. Packed with at-a-glance data tracking the period from boom to bust and beyond to the new Conservative government of 2015, key features include the analysis of over 100,000 demographic statistics and the use of new cartographic projections and techniques, all laid out in an attractive and accessible format. Put together, this is the most accessible guide to social change over the past 15 years in the UK.

About Author

Danny Dorling is the Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography at the University of Oxford and author of many books including Injustice: Why Social Inequalities Persist (2015) and, with others, The Social Atlas of Europe (2014). He is Honorary President of the Society of Cartographers and a patron of Roadpeace, the national charity for road crash victims. Bethan Thomas is retired and last worked in academia as a Research Fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield. She completed her PhD at the University of Leeds in 2004. She has authored a variety of books including Identity in Britain (2007) and Bankrupt Britain (2011). She has pioneered new ways of census mapping which have now been widely adopted across the UK.

Contents

Introduction; Sex, Age and Marriage; Religion and Ethnicity; Birthplace and Nationality; Qualifications and Employment; Occupation and Industry; Families, Caring and Health; Homes and Commuting; Conclusion.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781447311379
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 284
  • ID: 9781447311379
  • ISBN10: 144731137X

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