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The global cities reader

Author: Neil Brenner
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Routledge urban reader series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifty generous selections - including contributions from John Freidmann, Michael Peter Smith, Saskia Sassen, Peter Taylor, Manuel Castells, Anthony King and Mike Davis - explore the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Brenner
ISBN: 0415323444 0415323452 9780415323451 9780415323444
OCLC Number: 254083379
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XVI, 436 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten ; 32 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Global City Formation: Emergence of a Concept and Research Agenda 1. Prologue the Metropolitan Explosion 2. Divisions of Space and Time in Europe 3. Urban Specialization in the World System: An Investigation of Historical Cases 4. Global City Formation in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles: An Historical Perspective 5. The New International Division of Labor, Multinational Corporations, and Urban Hierarchy 6. World City Formation: An Agenda for Research and Action 7. The World City Hypothesis Part 2: Structures, Dynamics and Geographies of Global City Formation 8. Prologue 100-Mile Cities 9. Cities and Communities in the Global Economy 10. Locating Cities on Global Circuits 11. World City Network: A New Metageography? 12. Global Cities and Global Classes: The Peripheralization of Labour in New York City 13. Inequality in Global City-Region 14. Global Grids of Glass: On Global Cities, Telecommunications and Planetary Urban Networks Part 3: Local Pathways of Global City Formation: Classic and Contemporary Case Studies 15. Prologue Cities, the Informational Society and the Global Economy 16. The City as a Landscape of Power: London and New York as Global Financial Capitals 17. The Urban Restructuring Process in Tokyo During the 1980s: Transforming Tokyo into a World City 18. Detroit and Houston: Two Cities in Global Perspective 19. Global City Zurich: Paradigms of Urban Development 20. Global Cities and Developmental States: New York, Tokyo and Seoul 21. The Stimulus of a Little Confusion: A Contemporary Comparison of Amsterdam and Los Angeles Part 4: Globalization, Urbanization and Uneven Spatial Development: Perspectives on Global City Formation In the Global South 22. Prologue a Global Agora vs. Gated City-Regions 23. Building, Architecture, and the New International Division of Labor 24. The World City Hypothesis: Reflections from the Periphery 25. `Fourth World' Cities in the Global Economy: The Case of Phnom Penh, Cambodia 26. Global and World Cities: A View from off the Map 27. Globalization and the Corporate Geography of Cities in the Less-Developed World 28. Sao Paulo: Outsourcing and Downgrading of Labor in a Globalizing City Part 5: Contested Cities: State Restructuring, Local Politics and Civil Society 29. Prologue the Global City as World Order 30. Global Cities, `Glocal' States: Global City Formation and State Territorial Restructuring in Contemporary Europe 31. World City Formation on the Asia-Pacific Rim: Poverty, `Everyday' Forms of Civil Society and Environmental Management 32. `Global Cities' vs `Global Cities:' Rethinking Contemporary Urbanism as Public Ecology 33. The Neglected Builder of Global Cities 34. The Globalization of Frankfurt Am Main: Core, Periphery and Social Conflict (2000) 35. Urban Social Movements in an Era of Globalization Part 6: Representation, Identity and Culture in Global Cities: Rethinking the Local and the Global 36. Prologue: Towards Cosmopolis - A Postmodern Agenda 37. The Cultural Role of World Cities 38. World Cities: Global? Postcolonial? Postimperial? Or Just the Result of Happenstance?: Some Cultural Comments 39. `Global Media Cities:' Major Nodes of Globalizing Culture and Media Industries 40. Willing the Global City: Berlin's Cultural Strategies of Interurban Competition After 1989 41. Exploring Colombo: The Relevance of a Knowledge of New York 42. Culturing the World City: An Exhibition of the Global Present (2005) Part 7: Emerging Issues in Global Cities Research: Refinements, Critiques and New Frontiers 43. Prologue: Whose City is it? 44. Space in the Globalizing City 45. Globalization and the Rise of City Regions 46. The Global Cities Discourse: A Return to the Master Narrative? 47. Immigration and the Global City Hypothesis: Towards an Alternative Research Agenda 48. Pathways to Global City Formation: A View From the Developmental City-State of Singapore 49. World City Topologies 50. The Urban Revolution
Series Title: Routledge urban reader series.
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