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Human ecology: a theory of community structure

Author: Hawley, Amos Henry Publisher: Ronald Press, 1950.Language: EnglishDescription: 456 p. : Graphs/Ill./Maps ; 24 cm.Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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CONTENTS Human Ecology A Theory of Community of Structure Human Ecology :: A Theory of Community of Structure PART I Ecology and H~lman Ecology CHAPTER PAGE 1. INTRODUCTION . 3 11 2. ORGANISM ENVIRONMENT AND . Living and Nonliving Matter. The Struggle for Existence. Adaptation. Types of Adaptation. Genetic and Somatic Adaptation. Communal Adaptation. Summary. 3. INTERRELATEDNESS OF LIFE . 33 The Web of Life. Symbiosis. Commensalism. The Biotic Community. Organhation of the Biotic Community. The Regulation of Numbers. The Community as an Organism. Development of the Biotic Community. Man's Place in the Biotic Community. Summary. 4. HUMAN ECOLOGY . 66 Relation to General Ecology. As a Special Field of Study. Its Place in Social Science. PART I1 The Human Aggregate 77 6. HABITAT POPULATION . AND Habitat : The Natural Area ; The Culture Area ; Correlation of Natural and Culture Areas. The Development of Interest in Population : The Census. The Distribution of Population. The Significance of Distribution. Summary. 80 7. POPULATION GROWTH . 1 04 The Tendency to Increase. The Measurement of Growth. The Growth Pattern. The Decline of the Death Rate. Decline of the Birth Rate. Migration and Growth. The Significance of Size. Population Forecasting. Summary. vii CHAPTER PAGE 128 The Population Pyramid. Composition and Natural Increase. Composition and Migration. Composition and the Settlement Process. Composition and War. Composition in Cities. Composition as a Limiting Factor. Summary. 9. POPULATION BALANCE . 149 Theories of Population Balance. Variables in Population Balance. The Balance of Numbers and Resources. The Balance of Numbers with Organization. Optimum Population. Summary. PART I11 Ecological Organization 177 11. DIFFERENTIATIONORGANIZATION AI~D . Bases of Differentiation. Physio-Psychological Differentiation. Territorial Differentiation. Differentiation and Population Increase. Organization and Population Increase. competition. Summary. 182 12. COMMUNITY STRUCTURE . The Meaning of Structure. The Individual as Unit. Theories of Social Unity. Communal Units. Familial Corporate Unit. Associational Corporate Unit. Territorial Corporate Unit. Categoric Units. Interunit Relations. Examples of Community Structure. The Independent Community. The Dependent Community. Summary. 206 13. SPATIAL ASPECT ECOLOGICAL OF ORGANIZATION. The Settlement Pattern. Factors in the Spatial Distribution of Functions. The Community Center. The Community Area. Community Area, Administrative Area, and Region. Summary. 234 14. SPATIAL ASPECT ECOLOGICAL OF ORGANIZATION (cont.) . 264 The Distribution of Community Units : Concentric Zonation. The Multicentered Pattern. The Distribution of Community Units : Segregation. Summary. 15. TEMPORAL ASPECT ECOLOGICAL OF ORGANIZATION . Rhythm, Tempo, and Timing. Man's Adjustment to Physical and Biotic Rhythms. Time Systems. Time and the Independent Community. Time and the Dependent Community. Summary. 288 PART IV d Change and Development CHAPTER 16. ~NTRODUCTION . 17. MOBILITY CHANGE . AND . . PAGE 319 324 Types of Mobility. Causes of Migration. Migration and the Independent Community. Migration and the Dependent Community. Selectivity of Migration. Summary. The Locus of Expansion. Transportation Improvements. Intercommunity Relations. Reorganization of Land Uses. Population Redistribution. The Limits of Expansion. The Expansion of Europe. Summary. 19. EXPANSION-THE GROWTH OF THE CITY . . 371 Multiplication of Cities. Sources of Growth. Functional Organization. P h y s i ~ a lStructure and the Spatial Pattern. Population Redistribution. The Redistribution Process. Summary. 2C. EXPANSION-THE LOCAL COMMUNITY . . 405 Transportation Improvements. Redistribution of Community Units. Population Redistribution. Frictions in Expansion. Limits of Expansion. Summary.

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