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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: PART 1 GLOBAL CITY FORMATION: EMERGENCE OF A CONCEPT AND RESEARCH AGENDA 1. Prologue The metropolitan explosion Peter Hall 2. Divisions of space and time in Europe Fernand Braudel 3. Urban specialization in the world system: An Investigation of Historical Cases Nestor Rodriguez and Joe Feagin 4. Global city formation in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles: An historical perspective Janet Abu-Lughod 5. The new international division of labor, multinational corporations, and urban hierarchy Robert B. Cohen 6. World city formation: an agenda for research and action John Friedmann and Goetz Wolff 7. The world city hypothesis John Friedmann PART 2 STRUCTURES, DYNAMICS AND GEOGRAPHIES OF GLOBAL CITY FORMATION 8. Prologue 100-mile cities Deyan Sudjic 9. Cities and communities in the global economy Saskia Sassen 10. Locating cities on global circuits Saskia Sassen 11. World city network: a new metageography? Jonathan V. Beaverstock, Richard G. Smith and Peter J. Taylor 12. Global cities and global classes: The peripheralization of labour in New York City Robert Ross and Kent Trachte 13. Inequality in global city-region Susan Fainstein 14. Global grids of glass: on global cities, telecommunications and planetary urban networks Stephen Graham PART 3 LOCAL PATHWAYS OF GLOBAL CITY FORMATION: CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY CASE STUDIES 15. Prologue Cities, the informational society and the global economy Manuel Castells 16. The city as a landscape of power: London and New York as global financial capitals Sharon Zukin 17. The urban restructuring process in Tokyo during the 1980s: transforming Tokyo into a world city Takashi Machimura 18. Detroit and Houston: two cities in global perspective Richard Child Hill and Joe Feagin 19. Global city Zurich: paradigms of urban development Christian Schmid 20. Global cities and developmental states: New York, Tokyo and Seoul Richard Child Hill and June Woo Kim 21. The stimulus of a little confusion: a contemporary comparison of Amsterdam and Los Angeles Edward Soja 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 Riccardo Petrella 23. Building, architecture, and the new international division of labor Anthony D. King 24. The world city hypothesis: reflections from the periphery David Simon 25. 'Fourth world' cities in the global economy: the case of Phnom Penh, Cambodia Gavin Shatkin 26. Global and world cities: a view from off the map Jennifer Robinson 27. Globalization and the corporate geography of cities in the less-developed world Richard Grant and Jan Nijman 28. So Paulo: outsourcing and downgrading of labor in a globalizing city Simone Buechler PART 5 CONTESTED CITIES: STATE RESTRUCTURING, LOCAL POLITICS AND CIVIL SOCIETY 29. Prologue The global city as world order Warren Magnusson 30. Global cities, 'glocal' states: global city formation and state territorial restructuring in contemporary Europe Neil Brenner 31. World city formation on the Asia-Pacific rim: poverty, 'everyday' forms of civil society and environmental management Mike Douglass 32. 'Global Cities' vs 'global cities:' rethinking contemporary urbanism as public ecology Timothy Luke 33. The neglected builder of global cities Anne Haila 34. The globalization of Frankfurt am Main: core, periphery and social conflict (2000) Roger Keil and Klaus Ronneberger 35. Urban social movements in an era of globalization Margit Mayer PART 6 REPRESENTATION, IDENTITY AND CULTURE IN GLOBAL CITIES: RETHINKING THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL 36. Prologue Towards c. Bookseller Inventory #

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Providing the first comprehensive survey of new interdisciplinary scholarship on globalized urbanization, this important volume contains fifty selections from classic writings by authors such as John Friedmann, Michael Peter Smith, Saskia Sassen, Peter Taylor, Manuel Castells and Anthony King, as well as major contributions by other international scholars of global city formation.

Classic and contemporary case studies of globalizing cities serve to illuminate global city theory within Europe, North America and East Asia, whilst contributing authors explore key topics including:

  • the histories and geographies of globalized urbanization
  • the social and economic order of globalizing cities
  • pathways of globalized urbanization in the older industrialized world, the developing world and on the ‘margins’ of the world economy
  • state restructuring, urban governance and socio-political contestation in globalizing cities
  • culture, identity and representation in globalizing cities
  • emerging issues and debates in contemporary research on globalized urbanization.

Containing wide-ranging discussions on major theories, methods, themes and debates, and a combination of theoretical and methodological contributions, comparative analyses and detailed case studies, this key textbook will appeal to a broad interdisciplinary readership at undergraduate and graduate levels in urban, globalization, development, cultural, and environmental studies.

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Neil Brenner is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies Program, New York University.

Roger Keil is Professor in the Faculty in Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto.

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