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Terry McGee

Terry McGee

New Zealand geographer
Terry McGee
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro New Zealand geographer
Is Geographer
From New Zealand
Type Science
Gender male
Birth January 1936, Cambridge, New Zealand
Age 85 years
Awards
Vautrin Lud Prize 2009
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Terence Gary McGee, usually called Terry McGee (born January 1936 in Cambridge, New Zealand) is an urban geographer and social scientist.

Key themes

McGees' major academic work has mainly been in the following areas:

  • the geography of Southeast Asian cities
  • the informal economy in developing countries;
  • systems of food distribution in developing countries' cities;
  • the emergence of extended metropolitan regions.
  • rural-urban migration

Key publications

His major publications include:

  • (1967) The Southeast Asian city: a social geography of the primate cities of Southeast Asia, London, Bell
  • (1971) The Urbanization Process in the Third World, T. G. McGee. G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., London
  • (1985) Theatres of Accumulation: Studies in Asian and Latin American Urbanization, together with Warwick Armstrong, London: Methuen

Academic career

McGee has been for many years the Director of the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. He has also served as President of The Canadian Association of Geographers.

Awards

  • (2000) Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography
  • (2009) LaurĂ©at Prix International de GĂ©ographie Vautrin Lud

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The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 13 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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