By Peter Taylor,Ben Derudder,Pieter Saey,Frank Witlox

Despite frequently being a robust examine subject in city experiences, inter-city relatives had turn into grossly ignored till lately, while it used to be put again at the learn schedule with the appearance of stories of world/global towns. extra lately the ‘external family’ of towns have taken their position along ‘internal kinfolk’ inside towns to represent the total nature of towns.



This choice of essays on how and why towns are connecting to one another in a globalizing global presents proof for a brand new city-centered geography that's rising within the twenty-first century. Cities in Globalization covers 4 key issues starting with different methods of measuring a ‘world urban network’, starting from analyses of company buildings to airline passenger flows. moment is the hot eu advances in learning ‘urban platforms’ that are in comparison to the Anglo-American urban networks strategy. those chapters upload conceptual power to standard subject matters and supply findings on ecu towns in globalization. Thirdly the political implications of those new geographies of flows are thought of in a number of contexts: the localism of urban making plans, expert ‘political international cities’, and the ‘war on terror’. eventually, there are a chain of chapters that severely assessment the kingdom of our wisdom on modern relatives among towns in globalization.



Cities in Globalization presents an updated meeting of top American and eu researchers reporting their principles at the serious factor of ways towns are faring in modern globalization and is extremely illustrated all through with over forty figures and tables.

Show description

Read or Download Cities in Globalization: Practices, Policies and Theories (Questioning Cities) PDF

Best human geography books

Download e-book for iPad: Contemporary Perspectives on the Native Peoples of Pampa, by Claudia Briones,José Luis Lanata

The areas and the folk of the southern cone of South the US were pointed out as wild and on the fringe of the realm. This compilation of analysis through students, lots of whom are participants of the Argentine Academia, successfully summarizes the fight of the Mapuche, Tehuelche, Rankuelche, and Selk'nam peoples for a endured feel of cultural identification targeted from the only of inferiority foisted upon them by way of Spanish conquerors centuries in the past.

Download e-book for iPad: The Social Risks of Agriculture: Americans Speak Out on by Ronald C. Wimberley,Craig K. Harris,Joseph J. Molnar,Terry

In an enormous society the place environmentally awake nonfarming citizens and shoppers have grown to tremendously outnumber these at once engaged in agriculture, what occurs in agriculture turns into more and more topic to manage via the overall society, as regulations and legislation cater to materials and shoppers.

Download e-book for kindle: The Ashgate Research Companion to Critical Geopolitics by Klaus Dodds,Merje Kuus,Joanne Sharp

Bringing jointly prime researchers linked to the various sorts of serious geopolitics, this quantity produces an summary of its achievements, boundaries, and components of recent and capability destiny improvement. The spouse is designed to function a key source for an interdisciplinary staff of students and practitioners attracted to the spatiality of politics.

New PDF release: Making Sense of Nature

We take heed to a cacophony of voices educating us find out how to imagine and suppose approximately nature, together with our personal our bodies. the scoop media, natural world documentaries, technology magazines, and environmental NGOs are between these clamouring for our awareness. yet are we empowered by means of all this information or is our dependence on a variety of groups permitting our options, sentiments and actions to be unduly ruled by means of others?

Additional info for Cities in Globalization: Practices, Policies and Theories (Questioning Cities)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Cities in Globalization: Practices, Policies and Theories (Questioning Cities) by Peter Taylor,Ben Derudder,Pieter Saey,Frank Witlox


by Donald
4.1

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 12 votes