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Rethinking global urbanism : comparative insights from secondary cities / edited by Xiangming Chen and Ahmed Kanna.

Contributor(s): Chen, Xiangming, 1955- | Kanna, Ahmed.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge advances in geography ; 7.Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2012Description: xvii, 269 p. : ill. maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415720304 (pbk.) .Subject(s): Cities and towns | Urbanization | Sociology, Urban | Globalization -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 307.76 RET Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
pt. I Urban Present and Past: How Culture, History, and Politics Shape Global and Local Cityscapes 1.Competitive Globalization and Urban Change: The Allure of Cultural Strategies /​ Sharon Zukin 2.The Trajectories of Two "Asian Tigers": The Imperial Roots of Capitalism in Dubai and Singapore /​ Ahmed Kanna 3.Shaping Politics in Chinatown: The Intersection of Global Politics and Community Politics in Wartime and Cold War San Francisco /​ Scott H. Tang pt. II Urban Contraction and Expansion: Economic Restructuring and Governance in De-Globalizing and Globalizing Secondary Cities 4.Staggering Job Loss, a Shrinking Revenue Base, and Grinding Decline: Springfield, Massachusetts, in a Globalized Economy /​ Robert Forrant 5.From Cars to Casinos: Global Pasts and Local Futures in the Detroit-Windsor Transnational Metropolitan Area /​ Brent D. Ryan Contents note continued: 6.From a Fishing Village via an Instant City to a Secondary Global City: The "Miracle" and Growth Pains of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in China /​ Tomas De'medici 7.The Third Coming of China's Special Economic Zones: The Rise and Regional Dimensions of Tianjin Binhai New Area /​ Xiangming Chen 8.Social Accountability in African Cities: Comparing Participatory Budgeting in Johannesburg and Harare /​ Tyanai Masiya pt. III The Contested Urban Arena: Identity and Exclusion in Secondary Cities 9.Globalization and the Construction of Identity in Two New Southeast Asian Capitals: Putrajaya and Dompak /​ Sarah Moser 10.Off Limits and Out of Bounds: Taxi Driver Perceptions of Dangerous People and Places in Kunming, China /​ Beth E. Notar 11.Seats of Differences: Coffeehouses and the Geo-Economics of Gender in Contemporary Inner-City Tunis /​ Rodney W. Collins Contents note continued: 12.From the "Margin of the Margins" in Brazil: Black Women Confront the Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion /​ Keisha-Khan Y. Perry.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. I Urban Present and Past: How Culture, History, and Politics Shape Global and Local Cityscapes
1.Competitive Globalization and Urban Change: The Allure of Cultural Strategies /​ Sharon Zukin
2.The Trajectories of Two "Asian Tigers": The Imperial Roots of Capitalism in Dubai and Singapore /​ Ahmed Kanna
3.Shaping Politics in Chinatown: The Intersection of Global Politics and Community Politics in Wartime and Cold War San Francisco /​ Scott H. Tang
pt. II Urban Contraction and Expansion: Economic Restructuring and Governance in De-Globalizing and Globalizing Secondary Cities
4.Staggering Job Loss, a Shrinking Revenue Base, and Grinding Decline: Springfield, Massachusetts, in a Globalized Economy /​ Robert Forrant
5.From Cars to Casinos: Global Pasts and Local Futures in the Detroit-Windsor Transnational Metropolitan Area /​ Brent D. Ryan
Contents note continued: 6.From a Fishing Village via an Instant City to a Secondary Global City: The "Miracle" and Growth Pains of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in China /​ Tomas De'medici
7.The Third Coming of China's Special Economic Zones: The Rise and Regional Dimensions of Tianjin Binhai New Area /​ Xiangming Chen
8.Social Accountability in African Cities: Comparing Participatory Budgeting in Johannesburg and Harare /​ Tyanai Masiya
pt. III The Contested Urban Arena: Identity and Exclusion in Secondary Cities
9.Globalization and the Construction of Identity in Two New Southeast Asian Capitals: Putrajaya and Dompak /​ Sarah Moser
10.Off Limits and Out of Bounds: Taxi Driver Perceptions of Dangerous People and Places in Kunming, China /​ Beth E. Notar
11.Seats of Differences: Coffeehouses and the Geo-Economics of Gender in Contemporary Inner-City Tunis /​ Rodney W. Collins
Contents note continued: 12.From the "Margin of the Margins" in Brazil: Black Women Confront the Racial Logic of Spatial Exclusion /​ Keisha-Khan Y. Perry.

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