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

By: Short, John R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Questioning cities series.Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004Description: viii, 146 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415305426 (pbk.); 0415305411 (hbk.); 041530542X (pbk.).Subject(s): Metropolitan areas | Urbanization | Globalization | Cosmopolitanism | City dwellers -- Social conditions | City dwellers -- Economic conditions | City and town lifeDDC classification: 307.76 SHO Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
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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Includes bibliographical references ([131]-139) and index.

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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