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Cities in globalization : practices, policies and theories

Author: Peter J Taylor; et al
Publisher: London [etc] : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Questioning cities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st issued in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Taylor; et al
ISBN: 9780415512602 0415512603 9780415409841 0415409845
OCLC Number: 1123852730
Description: xvi, 330 p. : mapas ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: A Lineage for Contemporary Inter-City Studies 1. Introduction: Cities in Globalization Part 1: World City Networks 2. Globalization and the World City System: Preliminary Results from a Longitudinal Data Set 3. Airline Passenger Flows through Cities: Some New Evidence 4. World City Networks from 'Below': International Mobility and Inter-City Relations in the Global Investment Banking Industry 5. World Cities and the Internationalization of Design Services Part 2: Inter-City Relations in Networks and Systems 6. Urban Network Development Under Conditions of Uncertainty 7. City Networks as Tools for Competitiveness and Sustainability 8. Firm Linkages, Innovation and the Evolution of Urban Systems 9. The Metropolitanization of the European Urban and Regional System Part 3: Politics in Inter-City Relations 10. Positioning Cities in the World: Towards a Politics of Flow 11. Political World Cities: Where Flows through Entwined Multi-State and Transnational Networks Meet Places 12. Inter-City Relations and the 'War on Terror' Part 4: Rethinking Cities in Globalization 13. Reading the City in a Global Digital Age: Between Topographic Representation and Spatialized Power Projects 14. Poststructuralism, Power and the Global City 15. The Mismatch between Concepts and Evidence in the Study of a Global Urban Network 16. Cities within Spaces of Flows: Theses for a Materialist Understanding of the External Relations of Cities 17. How Cities Scientifically (do not) Exist. Methodological Appraisal of Research on Globalizing Processes of Intercity Networking
Series Title: Questioning cities.
Responsibility: edited by Peter J. Taylor ... [et al.].

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