1974年における都市地理学研究の展望 都市地理研究グループ報告 A STU8DY REPORT OF THE RESERCH GROUP ON URBAN GEOGRAPHY, A. J. G., 1974

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The writer made a review on the research papers of urban geography written by Japanese geographers during the period of 1974. In a review of urban geography in Japan for 1972, K. Hattori pointed out that urban geography had assumed an aspect of “Urbanization Geography”, which was predominant in the 1974 papers. Most of the cities chosen for study were large cities and cities with the seat of prefectural office, while very few small cities were taken up. In this paper the writer deals with 48 articles, of which outlines are shown below;<br> (1) Urban Geography in General : trend and review for studies of urban geography done in recent years<br> (2) Urban Function : central management function o cities from the viewpoint of con-centration of office-workers or of branch offices, and the industrial bases of Japanese cities<br> (3) Urban Areal Structure : functional regions based on interregional automobile flows, location of multi-storied buildings, and transformation of central business districts<br> (4) Urban Trade : location of retail function in urban areas, isolated territories in trading areas, modern significance of central shopping districts, and modernization of shopping centers<br> (5) Urban Industry: lumber shops in urban areas, and integrated industrial-residen tial areas<br> (6) Urban Population : concentration, decentralization and natural increase of popu-lation in metropolitan areas<br> (7) Urbanization : classification(positive or negative) and measurement of urbanization, urbanization of local and small cities, formation of megalopolis or conurbation, sprawling phenomena, theory on growth of urban area, urban space and environment, mechanism of the growth of residential area, the urban fringe of Mexico City, and study of CBD-ratio<br> (8) Urban Problems : natural environment, urban transportation, land use, distribution of public nuisances, urban living environment, and optimum size of the city<br> (9) others : cities from the viewpoints of historical core and DID, warehouse location in metropolies, newspaper circulation behavior in metropolis, and cities in developing countries of Asia

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  • Geographical Review of Japan

    Geographical Review of Japan 49(10), 685-696, 1976

    The Association of Japanese Geographers

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130003567610
  • Text Lang
    UNK
  • ISSN
    0016-7444
  • Data Source
    J-STAGE 
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