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An Exploratory Toolkit for Examining Residential Movement Patterns at a Micro Scale

Abstract Change of residence is a commonly occurring event in urban areas. It reflects how people interact with the social or physical environment. Thus, by exploring the movement patterns of residential changes, geographers and other scholars hope to learn more about the reasons and impacts associated with residential mobility, and to better understand how humans and the environment mutually interact. This is especially meaningful if exploration is based on micro scale movements, since residential changes within a city or a county reflect how the urban structure and community composition interact. Local differentiation, as an inevitable feature among movements at different places, can best be examined based on data at the micro scale. Such work is ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Liu, Yin (Author) / Murray, Alan (Advisor) / Rey, Sergio (Committee member) / Wentz, Elizabeth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Geography
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 167 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ph.D. Geography 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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