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Cities and economies / Yeong-Hyun Kim and John Rennie Short.

By: Kim, Yeong-Hyun.
Contributor(s): Short, John R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge critical introductions to urbanism and the city. London ; New York : Routledge, 2008Description: ix, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415365741 (softcover); 9780415365734 (hardcover); 0415365740 (softcover); 0415365732 (hardcover); 9780203018279 (ebook); 0203018273 (ebook).Subject(s): Urban economics | Sociology, Urban | Cities and towns -- History | GlobalizationDDC classification: 330.91732 KIM
Contents:
Cities and economies -- Mercantile cities and European colonialism -- The rise and fall of industrial cities -- Service industries and metropolitan economies -- Globalization and world cities -- Globalization and globalizing cities -- New solutions for old economies -- Third world cities -- World city projects for national capitals -- Globalizing islands in developing countries.
Summary: This text provides a concise, accessible and stimulating introduction to the relationships between cities and economies in both the historical and global contexts.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-189) and index.

Cities and economies -- Mercantile cities and European colonialism -- The rise and fall of industrial cities -- Service industries and metropolitan economies -- Globalization and world cities -- Globalization and globalizing cities -- New solutions for old economies -- Third world cities -- World city projects for national capitals -- Globalizing islands in developing countries.

This text provides a concise, accessible and stimulating introduction to the relationships between cities and economies in both the historical and global contexts.

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