Cities in a World Economy
SAGE Publications, 11 avr. 2006 - 288 pages
The Third Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of our turn-of-the-millennium flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the centrality of place and the importance of geography in our social world.
The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization
National and Transnational Urban Systems
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