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  • Rus in urbe : the spatial evolution of urban parks in the United States, 1850-1920
  • Diffusion ; Historical geography ; Landscape ; Nineteenth Century ; Time series ; Town ; United States of America ; Urban park
  • in the United States are mapped. Both types of parks, although serving different clientele, started in the industrial cities of northeastern United States. - (SLD)
  • 1997
  • Spatial coherence of solar radiation for regions in the central and eastern United States
  • Climatology ; Methodology ; Model ; New England ; Ohio ; Radiation ; Regional climate ; Spatial variation ; Texas ; United States of America
  • This study utilizes a 30-year record of daily solar radiation values for closely spaced sites in order to study the spatial coherence of solar radiation for several regions within the central and eastern United States. Utilization of this long-term
  • 1997
  • The frequency of dry spells in the southern United States
  • Atmospheric circulation ; Climatic region ; Cluster analysis ; Drought ; Florida ; Spatial variation ; Texas ; United States of America ; Weather type
  • This paper is an exploratory analysis of the frequency distribution of dry spells of various lengths and of their spatial variation. The whole of the southern United States was considered, with data for 1950 to 1994 for 154 stations, so that a range
  • 1997
  • Is the state our enemy?
  • Conflict ; Defence ; Military expenditures ; Organization ; Political geography ; Security ; Sovereignty ; State ; Terrorism ; Theory ; United States of America
  • The A. wants to relate the political violence to a political-geographic model of state formation, and to indicate that this quotidian interpretation of the state has many insightful qualities. In some very real ways, the state can be viewed as our
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dept. of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Arizona State University West, Phoenix, Etats-Unis
  • Observations on state trading in the Russian economy
  • Economic policy ; Enterprise ; Export ; Importation ; Market regulation ; Regulation ; Russia ; State control ; Trade
  • involvement in barter trade, and its control of the organizational structure and remaining monopolies. A discussion of implications embraces issues relating to the inefficiencies of state trading and Russia's designation as a nonmarket economy by the United
  • The AA. present an overview of state trading activities in Russia in light of that country's prospective accession to the World Trade Organization. They cover the origins of Russian state trading, developments after the collapse of the USSR, state
  • States and the countries of the European Union.
  • 1997
  • The classification, distribution, and extent of soils with a xeric moisture regime in the United States
  • Evapotranspiration ; Mediterranean climate ; Soil ; Soil classification ; Soil moisture ; Soil properties ; Taxonomy ; United States of America ; Western United States
  • . In the western part of the United States, soil series with either a xeric moisture regime or an aridic regime bordering on a xeric moisture regime make up more than 48,640,000 ha. They are classified in the orders of Mollisols, Aridisols, Alfisols, Inceptisols
  • 1997
  • Economic restructuring ; Economic situation ; Living standard ; Poverty ; Regional disparities ; Spatial structure ; United States of America ; Welfare state
  • The A. argues that conservative theory falters when the spatial dynamics of poverty is considered in the United States. The changing map of American poverty reflects the geographic contours of recent transformations in the American political economy
  • . Five brief case studies demonstrate that poverty is geographically produced, as alterations in the market and the state are differentially translated into the social order of locales to generate distinctive prospects for affluence and impoverishment.
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dept. of Geography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Etats-Unis
  • Spatial coherence and decay of wind speed and power in the north-central United States
  • Annual variation ; Climatology ; Interannual variability ; Methodology ; Spatial analysis ; Spatial autocorrelation ; United States of America ; Wind ; Wind speed
  • Hourly wind data from a network of climate stations in the north-central United States (drawn from the states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin) are analyzed to evaluate the efficacy
  • 1997
  • Foreign direct investment and state export performance
  • Competitiveness ; Economic impact ; Export ; Foreign investment ; International trade ; Investment ; Model ; Regional economy ; United States of America
  • of U.S. states during the period from 1980 to 1991. Results indicate that increased levels of FDI are positively related to future improvements in state manufacturing export performance.
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dep. of Geography, The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, Etats-Unis
  • The linkage between immigration and internal migration in large metropolitan areas in the United States
  • City size ; Internal migration ; Labour market ; Model ; United States of America ; Urban economy ; Urban immigration
  • 1997
  • The annihilation of space by law : the roots and implications of anti-homeless laws in the United States
  • Citizenship ; Globalization ; Homelessness ; Ideology ; Legislation ; Public space ; Social exclusion ; Town ; United States of America
  • 1997
  • The rise of divorce and separation in the United States, 1880-1990 - Symposium
  • Blacks ; Demographic analysis ; Demography ; Divorce ; Labour market ; Marriage rate ; Probability ; United States of America ; Whites
  • 1997
  • A synoptic climatology of extreme unseasonable floods in the southeastern United States, 1950-1990
  • Climatic event ; Flood ; Hurricane ; Natural hazards ; Rainstorm ; Seasonality ; Synoptic climatology ; United States of America ; Weather type
  • The purpose of this study is to identify the synoptic atmospheric environment associated with extreme unseasonable flood events in the southeastern United States. Unseasonable is defined as flood occurrence in the season of lowest flood frequency
  • 1997
  • The state and peasant farmers' leverage in Kenya
  • peasant farmer-based institution oriented towards state policy. It embraces all the contradictions of the Kenyan political economy. How peasant farmers unite, form coalitions and manipulate state structures to their advantage is examined.
  • A by-product of peasant farmers political weakness is their economic exploitation by the state and dominant classes in the form of low prices for agricultural goods. Self-help initiative in Kenya is a politically valuable as a semi-autonomous
  • 1997
  • The role of producer service outsourcing in the innovation performance of New York State manufacturing firms
  • Consumption ; Enterprise ; Industry ; Innovation ; New York State ; Producer services ; Service ; United States of America
  • Consommation ; Entreprise ; Etats-Unis ; Externalisation ; Industrie ; Innovation ; New York State ; Service ; Services aux entreprises
  • 1997
  • Economic integration ; Europe ; European Union ; France ; Political geography ; Region ; Sovereignty ; Spain ; State ; United Kingdom
  • Description of moves toward integration in the European Union and discusses the implications of those trends for the future of the sovereign state. Spain, France and the United Kingdom are used as examples. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Family structure ; Illinois ; Living standard ; Location ; Political geography ; Poverty ; Rural area ; Social geography ; United States of America
  • Examines the geography of poverty, both urban and rural, in the State of Illinois. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • An assessment of the small-firm debate in the United States
  • Competition ; Economic behaviour ; Economic efficiency ; Enterprise ; Firm strategy ; Job creation ; Management ; Small and medium sized enterprises ; United States of America
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dept. of Geography, Ohio State University, Columbus, Etats-Unis
  • Estimating relative standard of living in the United States using cross-migration data
  • Decision ; Economic equilibrium ; Internal migration ; Living standard ; Migratory flow ; Origin-destination ; Probability ; United States of America ; Utility fonction
  • A new estimator links migration data to a random utility model to compare the relative living standards of pairs of regions. An algorithm converts pairwise comparisons into rankings of the US states for 1970, 1980, 1990. The rankings indicate living
  • 1997
  • Total factor productivity in the contiguous United States, 1977-1986
  • Economic efficiency ; Factor of production ; Innovation ; Input-output model ; Linear programming ; Measurement ; Production technique ; Productivity ; Regional economy ; United States of America
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dep. of Economics, Southeast Missouri State Univ., Cape Girardeau, Etats-Unis