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Global metropolitan [electronic resource] : globalizing cities in a capitalist world / John Rennie Short.

By: Short, John R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Questioning cities series: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004Description: viii, 146 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780203508657 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Metropolitan areas | Urbanization | Globalization | Cosmopolitanism | City dwellers -- Social conditions | City dwellers -- Economic conditions | City and town lifeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to view Also available in print edition.
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Globalization and the city -- 3. From world cities to globalizing cities -- 4. Globalizing cities -- 5. Black holes and loose connections -- 6. Tensions in the global city -- 7. The modalities of the global city -- 8. Going for gold : globalizing the Olympics, localizing the Games -- 9. The super-rich and the global city -- 10. The global, the city and the body.
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Includes bibliographical references ([131]-139) and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Globalization and the city -- 3. From world cities to globalizing cities -- 4. Globalizing cities -- 5. Black holes and loose connections -- 6. Tensions in the global city -- 7. The modalities of the global city -- 8. Going for gold : globalizing the Olympics, localizing the Games -- 9. The super-rich and the global city -- 10. The global, the city and the body.

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