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  • 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: ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 (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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...