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  • Jakunis, Frank J. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1986)
    A brief summary describing the development and operation of the map library managed by the Department of Geography at the University of Lethbridge.
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Alberta Association, Canadian Institute of PlannersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1991)
    This paper disputes some of the empirical analysis on small firm job creation and argues that small enterprises are responsible for a relatively modest share of employment and employment growth at the national, provincial, ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Alberta Association, Canadian Institute of PlannersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1992)
    On August 4, 1992 Western Diversification Canada (WD) celebrated its 5th birthday. This anniversary provides an excellent opportunity to examine WD's mandate and programs and to assess the allocation of funding under its ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Center for Development Policy Studies, Hokkai-Gakuen University (Sapporo, Japan)Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1992-02)
    The Japanese economic miracle has inspired considerable interest in the organization of the Japanese industrial system. One of the unique aspects of industrial capitalism in Japan is the vast array of contractual linkages ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Geografía y Desarrollo, MéxicoArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1998)
    To explain trends in inequality in Mexico, three theoretical approaches to income inequality are outlined: Kuznets' inverted "U", Mexican crisis theory, and the informal-formal duality. Empirical data are used to construct ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian; MacKay, Bruce (Historical Society of AlbertaArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2000)
    For the first nine years of transcontinental airline service, 1939-1948, Lethbridge was western Canada's principal airline hub. The city was ideally situated to fulfill this function due to its location on the southerly ...
  • Murray, Tavi; Stuart, Graham W.; Miller, Paul J.; Woodward, John; Smith, Andrew M.; Porter, Philip R.; Jiskoot, Hester (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LeedsNatural Environmental Research Council (U.K.)University of Lethbridge, 2000)
    Bakaninbreen, southern Svalbard, began a prolonged surge during 1985. In 1986, an internal reflecting horizon on radio echo sounding data was interpreted to show that the position of the surge front coincided with a ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (University of Toronto PressArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    Comprehensive in its treatment of the whole system surrounding the Canadian beef industry, Kill and Chill offers a history of the structural changes in Canada's cattle and beef commodity chain, beginning with calf production ...
  • Smith, A. M.; Murray, Tavi; Davison, B. M.; Clough, A. F.; Woodward, J.; Jiskoot, Hester (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyNatural Environmental Research Council (U.K.)University of LeedsLancaster UniversityBrunel UniversityUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Bakaninbreen is a polythermal glacier in southern Spitsbergen, Svalbard, that last surged between 1985 and 1995. Seismic reflection data were acquired during early quiescence in spring 1998, just upstream of the surge ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (International Geographical Union, Commission on Monitoring Cities of TomorrowArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002-12)
    The concept of situation, or the relative location of a place, includes two subsidiary components: intermediacy and centrality. Urban boosterism, the promotion of growth in a local centre in competition with other places ...
  • Murray, Tavi; Strozzi, Tazio; Luckman, Adrian; Jiskoot, Hester; Christakos, Panos (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LeedsUniversity of WalesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    During the 1990s, Monacobreen, a 40-km-long tidewater glacier in Svalbard, underwent a major surge. We mapped the surge dynamics using ERS synthetic aperture radar images, differential dual-azimuth interferometry and ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (House of Anansi PressArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
  • MacLachlan, Ian; Townshend, Ivan (Western Division, Canadian Association of GeographersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    The stockyard was the nucleus of the livestock and meat processing agroindustry, one of the key propulsive forces in the rapid growth of western Canada at the turn of the century. In metropolitan centres such as Calgary ...
  • Townshend, Ivan; MacLachlan, Ian; O'Donoghue, Dan (Canadian Indian/Native Studies AssociationArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    An exploratory study of the employment specialization/diversity of Prairie First Nations Communities (FNCs) in relation to the employment structure of five comparative settlement system base profiles that are found within ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004-01)
    This unpublished manuscript provides an account of industrial development in the City of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada from a geographical and historical perspective.
  • MacLachlan, Ian (University of EdinburghArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    The slaughter of domesticated animals and their butchering for food has been an important component of urban economic activity since the Neolithic revolution. But since the dawn of the modern period, butchery has been cast ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (CABI PublishingArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Following a discussion of fundamentally neo-Fordist character of cattle feedlots, this chapter describes the factors accounting for the recent surge in feedlot production in southern Alberta.
  • MacLachlan, Ian; Bateman, Nancy G.; Johnston, Thomas R. R. (SpringerArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    This chapter illustrates how views about pasture land management have developed in Canada.
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This unpublished manuscript details the history of cattle production in Canada.
  • MacLachlan, Ian (BrepolsArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Calls for humane cattle slaughter in Britain emerged as part of a broader urban-based animal welfare and slaughterhouse reform movement in the nineteenth century. Humanitarian groups advocated the humane slaughter principle: ...