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Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world / John Rennie Short.

Short, John R. (Author).
E-book E-book (2004.)
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 146 pages) : illustrations.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

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  • ISBN: 0203508653
  • ISBN: 9780203508657
  • ISBN: 9780415305426
  • ISBN: 041530542X
  • ISBN: 9780415305419
  • ISBN: 0415305411
  • ISBN: 1134405200
  • ISBN: 9781134405206
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references ([131]-139) and index.
Contents: Globalization and the city -- From world city to globalizing cities -- Globalizing cities -- Black holes and loose connections -- Tensions in the global city -- The modalities of the global city -- Going for gold: globalizing the Olympics, localizing the games -- The super-rich and the global city -- The global, the city, and the body.
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Summary: The force of globalization is making cities change all around the world. Short's study explores how the discourse of globalization has become a major narrative in the restructuring of cities in many parts of the world.
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Citation: Short, John R. "Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world." London ; Routledge, 2004.
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