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