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The Resource Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world, John Rennie Short, (electronic resource)

Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world, John Rennie Short, (electronic resource)

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Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world
Title
Global metropolitan
Title remainder
globalizing cities in a capitalist world
Statement of responsibility
John Rennie Short
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Subject
Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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Short, John R
Dewey number
307.76
LC call number
HT330
LC item number
.S564 2004eb
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Questioning cities series
Series volume
1
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  • Metropolitan areas
  • Urbanization
  • Globalization
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • City dwellers
  • City dwellers
  • City and town life
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Exploring the connections between globalization and urbanization, this notable book places particular emphasis on understanding the economic function of global cities, the political process of globalizing cities, and the cultural significance of cosmopolitan cities. The book explores the meaning of the globalizing project in cities: the maintaining, securing and increasing of urban economic competitiveness in a global world the reimagining of the city the rewriting of the city for both internal and external audiences the construction of new spaces and the hosting of new events. Specific chapters look at the significance of signature architects, the hosting of the Summer Olympics and the role of the super-rich. The main thesis of the book is that this discourse of globalizing is a major force in the restructuring of cities around the world
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Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world, John Rennie Short, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000297633
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9780203508657
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remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000297633
Label
Global metropolitan : globalizing cities in a capitalist world, John Rennie Short, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000297633
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780203508657
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000297633

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