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Cities in transition : globalization, political change and urban development

Author: Rita Schneider-Sliwa
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2005. ©2006
Series: GeoJournal library, 83.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Städte im Umbruch. English.
Cities in transition.
Dordrecht : Springer, 2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Schneider-Sliwa
ISBN: 9781402038679 1402038674
OCLC Number: 262687530
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 333 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Global and local forces in cities undergoing political change; Berlin: Coping with the past --
looking ahead; The political geography of an eternal city: Ethno-territorial fragmentation in a "united" Jerusalem; Hong Kong: China's global city; Sarajevo: Isolation in a country falling apart; Moscow: Capital of a decimated world power; St. Petersburg: Kiosks as mediators of the new market economy; Johannesburg: Life after Apartheid; New perspectives for Vienna: Repositioning between East and West; Brussels: Pseudo-capital of Europe. Perspectives of Belgium's global city in-themaking.
Series Title: GeoJournal library, 83.
Other Titles: Städte im Umbruch.
Responsibility: edited by Rita Schneider-Sliwa.


Aims to show that even in the era of globalization developments appearing in cities are not subject to almost unconditional global forces. Using cities - Berlin, Brussels, Hanoi, Hong Kong,  Read more...


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