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Global cities / Mark Abrahamson.

By: Abrahamson, Mark.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: x, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0195142047 (paperback); 9780195142044 (paperback).Subject(s): Metropolitan areas | Globalization | City dwellers -- Social conditions | City dwellers -- Economic conditions | City and town life | Culture | Sociology, UrbanDDC classification: 307.764 ABR
Contents:
1. Introduction, Background, and Preview 2. People, Places, and Lifestyles 3. Immigration 4. Cities in the Global Economy 5. Inequality 6. Global Culture and the Cultural Industries 7. The Global Cultural Industries Hierarchy 8. Some Final Thoughts. People, places, and lifestyles Immigration Cities in the global economy Inequality Global culture and the cultural industries The global cultural industries hierarchy.
Summary: Global Cities' examines the enormous changes that have been wrought on urban life in the wake of globalisation. Author Mark Abrahamson looks not only at the economic effects of globalisation but also the cultural transformations that are having an impact on much of the world's population.
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307.764 ABR 013635 (Browse shelf) Checked out 03/09/2020 013635

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction, Background, and Preview
2. People, Places, and Lifestyles
3. Immigration
4. Cities in the Global Economy
5. Inequality
6. Global Culture and the Cultural Industries
7. The Global Cultural Industries Hierarchy
8. Some Final Thoughts.
People, places, and lifestyles
Immigration
Cities in the global economy
Inequality
Global culture and the cultural industries
The global cultural industries hierarchy.

Global Cities' examines the enormous changes that have been wrought on urban life in the wake of globalisation. Author Mark Abrahamson looks not only at the economic effects of globalisation but also the cultural transformations that are having an impact on much of the world's population.

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