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A tale of three cities : or the glocalization of city management

Author: Barbara Czarniawska
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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The author examines the effects of globalization at the local level within our everyday lives. Rather than seeing the city as a conurbation, a location of economic activity, or in terms of governance and administration, she explores the city as an 'action net'
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Czarniawska
ISBN: 019925270X 9780199252701 9780199252718 0199252718
OCLC Number: 231981076
Awards: Winner of Wihuri International Prize, Board of the Wihuri Foundation in Helsinki, Finland.
Description: 161 Seiten : Karten
Contents: 1. Studying Management in a Glocalized City ; 2. 'The European Capital': The Work of Representation in Identity and Alterity Construction ; 3. Traffic and Transport, or the Difficulties of Reframing ; 4. Europeanization: Coercion or Mimesis? ; 5. The Invention of Tradition and Social Memory ; 6. City Management in its Cultural Context ; 7. The Fashionable City
Responsibility: Barbara Czarniawska.
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