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Cities and Services-The geography of collective consumption

Author : Steven Pinch
Master eBook ISBN10: 0203716841
Master eBook ISBN13: 978-0-203-71684-7
No of pages : 229
eBook Price : $44.95
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Originally Published : Dec 6, 2012
 

Caught between the twin pressures of rising public expectations and falling resources, public services have become the subject of intense academic scrutiny and public debate. Much of this controversy has been fuelled by a growing realisation that where people live has an important influence upon their access to services. The so-called 'postcode lottery.'

The first part of this book considers what is meant by the term 'collective consumption' and discusses the main differences between the British and American loyal government systems. It examines various geographical schools of analysis which focus on jurisdictional partitioning, locational efficiency, externalities and locational conflict. Subsequent chapters explore the relevance of public choice, neo-Weberian and neo-Marxist theories for an understanding of collective consumption. The final section looks at ways in which spatial perspectives can be linked with broader theoretical approaches in the context of modern developments.

This book was first published in it's current form in 1985.


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