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  • 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 (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 (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This unpublished manuscript details the history of cattle production in Canada.
  • 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    This unpublished manuscript provides an account of industrial development in the City of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada from a geographical and historical perspective.
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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; Townshend, Ivan (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-08-20)
    Structure of Talk: Regional Impact of BSE Crisis; Discuss data issues; Describe shift and share model (Notation, Sailboat racing metaphor, & Shift‐share identity); Examine preliminary results; Future research.
  • MacLachlan, Ian; Townshend, Ivan; Aitken, Sheena (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-06)
  • 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; Townshend, Ivan (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-07-17)
    Structure of Talk: Global rural: Zoonosis!; Beef Production is Important in Rural Alberta; Alberta’s BSE Crisis in Context; Half full or half empty? (We dodged a bullet! Perfect Storm); Regional Impact of BSE Crisis.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Croil, Spencer; MacLachlan, Ian (Western Division, Canadian Association of GeographersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    In-bound and out-bound call centres have developed due to the spread of information and communication technologies and growing demand for information and technical support on a round-the-clock basis. Intense cost competition ...

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