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  • United States urban policy: a question of scale?
  • Minority ; Polarization ; Poverty ; Segregation ; Social exclusion ; United States of America ; Urban policy
  • 1994
  • Local control and financing of education: a perspective from the American state judiciary
  • Cultural studies ; Decision ; Education ; Finance ; Local administration ; School system ; State control ; Teaching ; United States
  • Local control of education in the United States today is more myth than reality. The American judiciary continues to justify its decisions concerning educational governance on the grounds of local control. Most states fund education through
  • a combuination of local, state and Federal taxes. The A. analyzes the state court decisions involving local control in school financing, with the intent of developing a more comprehensive interpretation of how local control arguments are used as justification
  • by the judiciary to uphold state policy.
  • 1994
  • Regional-scale troughing over the southwestern United States: temporal climatology, teleconnections, and climatic impact
  • Atmospheric circulation ; Climatic variability ; Climatology ; Precipitation ; Regional climate ; Seasonal variation ; Teleconnection ; United States ; Western United States
  • in the precipitation climatology of the western and central United States.
  • 1994
  • Immigration ; Minority ; Small town ; Social geography ; United States ; Washington State
  • Etats-Unis ; Géographie sociale ; Immigration ; Minorité ; Petite ville ; Washington State
  • A highly personal narrative of the Mexican-American (Chicano) minority in the small city of Yakima, an orchard center in eastern Washington state, USA. - (DWG)
  • 1994
  • Variations in dew-point temperatures in the southern United States
  • Atmospheric circulation ; Atmospheric moisture ; Climate ; Climatic variability ; Global change ; Seasonal variation ; Southern United States ; Temperature ; United States
  • Atmospheric humidity as measured by dew-point temperatures is an important component of the climate of the southern United States. A gradient is established between moist air along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts inland toward the drier areas
  • from greenhouse warming has altered dew-point temperaturesin the southern United-States.
  • 1994
  • Further reflections on organized labor and deindustrialization in the United States
  • Deindustrialization ; Economic environment ; Economic restructuring ; Factory closure ; Local policy ; Locality ; United States ; West Virginia ; Work organization
  • 1994
  • Map ; Topographic map ; United States of America
  • Discussion of changes in map production policy of the United States Geological Service, which produces the topographic map series in the USA. - (DWG)
  • 1994
  • Spatial and temporal characteristics of extreme-high-summer-temperature events in the south-central United States
  • Atmospheric moisture ; Climatic anomaly ; Climatic variability ; Global change ; Precipitation ; Southern United States ; Spatial variation ; Summer ; Temperature ; United States of America
  • This research identifies spatial and temporal patterns of extreme high summer temperatures in the south-central United States, a region that is susceptible to excessive heat: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas
  • 1994
  • Geography at Portland State University
  • Oregon ; Practice of geography ; Research ; Research programme ; United States of America ; University
  • 1994
  • Computing ; Diffusion ; Government intervention ; Innovation ; New York State ; Technology ; United States of America
  • Diffusion ; Etats-Unis ; Informatique ; Innovation ; Intervention gouvernementale ; New York State ; Technologie
  • 1994
  • Economic cost ; Market regulation ; New York State ; Price fixing ; Production cost ; Tariff rate ; Telecommunications ; Telephone ; United States
  • Calcul économique ; Coût de production ; Etats-Unis ; Formation des prix ; New York State ; Régulation du marché ; Tarification ; Télécommunication ; Téléphone
  • A cost function for local exchange companies is estimated using 1980 data operating in the state of New York, with, as outputs, the annual numbers of local and toll calls.
  • 1994
  • The effects of exchange rate and relative productivity changes on US industrial output at the state level
  • Competition ; Economic impact ; Industrial production ; Inter-regional trade flow ; Money ; Productivity ; Regional economy ; Terms of trade ; United States
  • This paper considers the effects of a changing dollar on aggregate state output, and for the agricultural, manufacturing and all other sectors for the contiguous 48 US states during the period 1972-89. After controlling for productivity
  • differentials between the US and its major trading partners, the findings indicate that in the long run, states have more to fear from slow productivity growth than from fluctuations in the dollar.
  • 1994
  • The globalization of Japanese RandD: the economic geography of Japanese RandD investment in the United States
  • Division of labour ; High-tech industry ; Innovation ; Investment ; Japaneses ; Location ; Research and development ; United States of America
  • 1994
  • Moisture trajectories associated with heavy rainfall in the Appalachian region of the United States
  • Appalachian Mountains ; Atmospheric circulation ; Atmospheric moisture ; Heavy rain ; Mountain ; Orographic effect ; Precipitation ; Seasonal variation ; United States of America ; Weather type
  • 1994
  • Restructuring and the contraction and expansion of environmental rights in the United States
  • Citizenship ; Democracy ; Environment ; Legal status ; Legislation ; Pollution ; United States
  • 1994
  • Capital switching and the built environment: United States, 1970-89
  • Business cycle ; Capitalism ; Construction industry ; Finance ; Investment ; Real estate market ; Real estate speculation ; Residence ; United States ; Urban construction
  • 1994
  • Age patterns of mortality and cause-of-death structures in Sweden, Japan, and the United States
  • Age group ; Cause of death ; Comparative study ; Demography ; Japan ; Life expectancy ; Mortality ; Sweden ; United States of America
  • 1994
  • Hydrogeomorphic conditions limiting the distribution of baldcypress in the southeastern United States
  • Alluvial plain ; Biogeography ; Coastal environment ; Habitat ; Humid environment ; Hydraulic works ; Inundation ; Seasonal variability ; Southern United States ; Tree ; United States of America ; Vegetation dynamics
  • 1994
  • The United States-Mexico borderland: Where North meets South or Marriage of convenience
  • Economic integration ; Frontier region ; Industry ; International economy ; International relations ; International trade ; Mexico ; Population ; Population growth ; Regional economy ; Town ; United States of America
  • This article summarizes the demographic characteristics of the United States-Mexico borderlands, outlines the role of the maquila (assembly) industry as the cornerstone of an ongoing regional economic integration, highlights its implications
  • 1994
  • Communication ; Congress ; Decision ; Location ; Location choice ; Social change ; Town ; United States
  • in the United States, and explores the implications of these patterns for students of social change and American metropolitan evolution.
  • 1994