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Globalization and the new city

migrants, minorities and urban transformations in comparative perspective

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban economics -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Immigrants -- Social conditions -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-268) and index

    Statementedited by Malcolm Cross and Robert Moore
    GenreCross-cultural studies
    SeriesMigration, minorities, and citizenship
    ContributionsCross, Malcolm, Moore, Robert, 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT321 .G555 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17037367M
    ISBN 100333802608, 0333710479
    LC Control Number2001045126

      What makes globalization possible is the ever-increasing capacity for and efficiency of how people and things move and communicate. In years past, people across the globe did not have the ability to communicate and could not interact without : Colin Stief.   New York Times journalist Thomas L. Friedman has had an enormous influence in shaping the debate on globalization through his books, especially The Lexus and the Olive Tree and The World Is Flat.

      Globalization and urbanization go hand in hand. The world, I’ve long argued, is 40 largest mega-regions produce two-thirds of global economic output and . But there has been relatively little reflection on what the new climate of uncertainty means for the global economy more generally. In thinking through the long-term consequences of the COVID crisis, individuals, companies, and perhaps even governments will try to shield themselves through complex contingent contracts.

    Cities are an integral part of the network of globalization and important sites of modernization. Globalization, Modernity and The City weaves together broad social themes with detailed urban analysis to explore the connections between the rise of big cities, the creation of a global network and the making of the modern world. Globalization and its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money New Press, From the publisher: In this collection of essays, Saskia Sassen deals with such current topics as the "global city," gender and migration, information technology, and the new dynamics of inequality. She demonstrates how vast the chasm between.


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Complex theoretical issues are clarified and refined. Fully illustrated and written in an accessible and attractive style. Globalization and the City is written for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in urban geography, urban policies, economic geography, world political economy and cultural studies.5/5(1).

The book presents the views of leading experts on both sides of the Atlantic on the changes to the social structure of cities as a result of recent migration.

The contributors consider the link between globalization cities and existing zones of social exclusion, employment prospects for all residents and the likelihood of social mobility for recent arrivals.

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Globalization and the City. 1 It is often said that the world is turning into a “global village”. In reality, it is much more a “global city”: today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities (although often under poor conditions), and many metropolises of the world are much more economically productive and significant with respect to global networks than most of the world’s states.

1 Thinking about New York, probably the only undisputed global city, brings images to mind: high-rise buildings, streets bustling with people from diverse ethnical backgrounds and understandings of fashion, roads jammed with cars and buses, railroad tracks below and above and advertisement all over.

And one knows that, somewhere in the middle of all this, there are trade facilities and businesses, the stock Author: Beate Löffler. Main The New Chinese City: Globalization and Market Reform The New Chinese City: Globalization and Market Reform Urbanisation and urban development issues are the focus of this comprehensive account which introduces readers to the far-reaching changes now taking place in Chinese t.

"Globalization and the City" is written for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in urban geography, urban policies, economicgeography, world political economy and cultural studies. From inside. All the core data in this new edition have been updated, while the preface and epilogue discuss the relevant trends in globalization since the book originally came out in Awards and Recognition One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for   Globalization is characterized by more interconnectedness, interdependence, and integration.

A city is a large human settlement with a distinct social, economic, and political function. A city is the central location for capital, labor, and information. Abstract. This chapter explores the implications of India’s post liberalization and globalization on the national urban system.

Globalization (and the macroeconomic policies associated with it) not only resulted in rapid economic growth but affected cities in different ways, primarily by the growth of foreign direct investment (FDI).Cited by: This world city network is a part of globalization processes that are inevitable and irreversible.

It is conceptualize d as an interlocking network with cities as the nodes in spaces of flows. John Logan is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Albany, SUNY and Director of the Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research. He is the co-author of Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place (), Beyond the City Limits () and Family Ties: Enduring Relations between Parents and their Grown Children ().

How cities took over the world: a history of globalisation spanning 4, years globalisation in an extract from his new book, between New York’s city. The Globalization and World Cities Research Network, commonly abbreviated to GaWC, is a think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of is based in the geography department of Loughborough University in Leicestershire, United was founded by Peter J.

Taylor in Together with Jon Beaverstock and Richard G. Smith, they create. With astonishing social, political and historical depth, the book ranges from the Babylonian and Persian empires in Mesopotamia to the global electronic economy of the 21 st century, from ancient Greece and imperial Rome to transformations in contemporary state power and global inequalities.

The Global City book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This classic work chronicles how New York, London, and Tokyo became /5.

The new Reader reflects the fact that world and global city studies have evolved in exciting and wide-ranging ways, and the very notion of a distinct "global" class of cities has recently been called into question.

The sections examine the foundations of the field and processes of urban restructuring and global city by: 7. Cities in Globalization covers four key themes beginning with the different ways of measuring a ‘world city network’, ranging from analyses of corporate structures to airline passenger flows.

Second is the recent European advances in studying ‘urban systems’ which are compared to the Anglo-American city networks approach.

Proposing a new perspective on politics, globalization, and the city, this provocative book argues that such urban problems result in part from U.S.

policies that can be changed. Introduction; Globalization, it is not a new phenomenon (Stead, ) but has massive influenced in the late 20 th – century around the world, which has strongly affected on urban system in Europe, economics, political, cultural, environmental dimensions.

People speculate and make hypothesis about globalization is related to competitiveness of cities with strong economic, innovative and. His book is provocative, transformative and inspiring.’ Nikolas Coupland - Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University '[The] Sociolinguistics of Globalization is a wonderful addition to the changing field of sociolinguistics, and a must for any serious student of : Jan Blommaert.

The Ages of Globalization is not just a book for the modern citizen. It is an essential survival kit for the twenty-first century. It is an essential survival kit for the twenty-first century. At the same time that humanity was amassing wealth, it was also creating the means of its own destruction.

Even hyperlocal entrepreneurs are discovering the value of global thinking, doing, behaving, and succeeding. Their journeys to profitability have one Author: Rhett Power.