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Global City Challenges

Debating a Concept, Improving the Practice

Authors: Acuto, M., Steele, W.

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The contributors illustrate what twin analytical and practical challenges emerge from juxtaposing cultural, economic, historical, postcolonial, virtual, architectural, literary, security and political stances to the concept of the 'global city'.

About the authors

Michele Acuto, University of Oxford, UK David Bassens, Free University of Brussels, Belgium Kerwin Datu, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK Ben Derudder, Ghent University, Belgium Howard Dick, University of Melbourne, Australia Mark Graham, University of Oxford, UK Sheila Hones, University of Tokyo, Japan Michael Hoyler, Loughborough University, UK Roger Keil, York University, Canada Oli Mould, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Peter Rimmer, Australian National University Glen Searle, University of Queensland, Australia Wendy Steele, Griffith University, Australia Peter J. Taylor, Northumbria University, UK Vanessa Watson, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Acuto, Michele (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • The Global City Tradition

    Parnreiter, Christof

    Pages 15-32

  • The Network Dimension

    Derudder, Ben (et al.)

    Pages 33-46

  • The Economic and Financial Dimensions

    Bassens, David

    Pages 47-62

  • The Historical Dimension

    Rimmer, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 63-87

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global City Challenges
Book Subtitle
Debating a Concept, Improving the Practice
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28687-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137286871
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28686-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44943-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 278
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