Chisholm, Michael

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CHISHOLM, Michael

CHISHOLM, Michael. British, b. 1931. Genres: Economics, Geography, Politics/Government. Career: Oxford University, Departmental Demonstrator in Agricultural Economics, 1954-59; University of London, Bedford College, Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer in Geography, 1960-64; University of Bristol, Lecturer to Reader, 1965-72, and Professor of Economic and Social Geography, 1972-76; University of Cambridge, Professor of Geography, 1976-96, Emeritus Professor, 1996-. Member, Social Science Research Council, 1967-72, Local Government Boundary Commission for England, 1971-78, and Rural Development Commission, 1981-90; Member, Local Government Commission for England, 1992-95. Publications: Rural Settlement and Land Use: An Essay in Location, 1962, 3rd ed., 1979; Geography and Economics, 1966, rev. ed. 1970; Research in Human Geography, 1971; (with P. O'Sullivan) Freight Flows and Spatial Aspects of the British Economy, 1973; (with J. Oeppen) The Changing Pattern of Employment: Regional Specialisation and Industrial Localisation in Britain, 1973; Human Geography: Evolution or Revolution?, 1975; Modern World Development: A Geographical Perspective, 1982; Regions in Recession and Resurgence, 1990; Britain on the Edge of Europe, 1995; Structural Reform of British Local Government: Rhetoric and Reality, 2000. EDITOR: (with A.E. Frey and P. Haggett) Regional Forecasting, 1971; Resources for Britain's Future, 1972; (with B. Rodgers) Studies in Human Geography, 1973; (co) Processes in Physical and Human Geography, 1975; (with D. Smith) Shared Space, Divided Space, 1990. Address: Dept. of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EN, England.

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