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  • The Global City

    Sassen,Saskia
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    The Global City

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    Cool Cities - Urban Sovereignty and the Fix...

    Benjamin R., Barber
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    A pointed argument that cities-not nation-states-can and must take the lead in fighting climate change Climate change is the most urgent challenge we face in an interdependent world where independent nations have grown increasingly unable to...

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    Global Cities (Routledge Library Editions -...

    Anthony D King
    (9644149)

    Since the late 1970s the role of key world cities such as Los Angeles, New York and London as centres of global control and co-ordination has come under increasing scrutiny. This book provides an overview and critique of work on the global context of...

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    The Global City and the Holy City -...

    Fenster, Tovi
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    The Global City & the Holy City explores the local embodied knowledge of women and men of different national, cultural and ethnic identities and age groups, living in London and Jerusalem. Their narratives focus on the three main concepts of Comfort,...

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    The Global City and the Holy City -...

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    The Global City & the Holy City explores the local embodied knowledge of women and men of different national, cultural and ethnic identities and age groups, living in London and Jerusalem. Their narratives focus on the three main concepts of Comfort,...

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    The Global City 2.0 - From Strategic Site to...

    Kristin Ljungkvist
    (9511734)

    Global cities all over the world are taking on new roles as they increasingly participate directly and independently in international affairs and global politics. So far, surprisingly few studies have analyzed the role of the Global City beyond its...

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    Governing Global-City Singapore - Legacies...

    Tan, Kenneth Paul
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    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership...

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    Mega-event Cities - Urban Legacies of Global...

    Poynter, Gavin; Valerie Viehoff
    (9464358)

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC's) concerns...

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    Planning Sustainable Cities - Global Report...

    Un-habitat
    (9480211)

    Current urban planning systems are not equipped to deal with the major urban challenges of the twenty-first century, including effects of climate change, resource depletion and economic instability, plus continued rapid urbanization with its negative...

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    Planning Sustainable Cities - Global Report...

    Un-habitat
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    Current urban planning systems are not equipped to deal with the major urban challenges of the twenty-first century, including effects of climate change, resource depletion and economic instability, plus continued rapid urbanization with its negative...

  • Global Networks, Linked Cities

    Sassen, Saskia
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    Global Networks, Linked Cities

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    Cities and Global Governance - New Sites for...

    Noah J. Toly; Klaus Segbers
    (9451824)

    Case study rich, this volume advances our understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance. The editors call for innovation in international relations theory with case studies that add breadth to theorizing the role sub-national...

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    Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental...

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    As a result of global dynamics-the increasing interconnection of people and places-innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of...

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    Rethinking Global Urbanism - Comparative...

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    Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city...

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    Global Urban Analysis - A Survey of Cities in...

    Derudder, Ben; Peter J Taylor
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    Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations,...

  • Brick City: Global Icons To Make From Lego

    Elsmore, Warren
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    'Brick City' is a model builder's festival in book form. What lends special distinction to the models is the way they're constructed. Each is made entirely of LEGO bricks! Known for decades as a favorite children's toy, LEGO bricks have entered the...

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    Managing Global Risks in the Urban Age -...

    Heng, Yee-kuang
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    The first full-length exposition of what it terms a global city-global risks nexus, this volume crosses disciplinary boundaries to draw upon research from Security Studies; Geography; Sociology; and Urban Studies. Innovative in its approach...

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    Asylum Seeking and the Global City

    Francesco Vecchio
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    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original...

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    Local Dublin - Global Dublin - Public Policy...

    Jacobson, David; Deiric O'apos;Broin
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    This timely volume examines the state of public policy formulation in the Dublin city region and the implications for the key public policy processes and regional stakeholders of ongoing and potential changes in the region's economy and its...

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    Kansas City, USA Career Guide

    Thompson, Mary, Anne
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    From the internationally recognized author and lecturer on the subject of global employment, this book is loaded with city specific career information and resources. Career information and resources for the city of Kansas City, USA including: city...

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    Virginia Climate Fever - How Global Warming...

    Stephen Nash
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    Climate disruption is often discussed on a global scale, affording many a degree of detachment from what is happening in their own backyards. Yet the consequences of global warming are of an increasingly acute and serious nature.In Virginia Climate...

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    Consuming Cities - The Urban Environment in...

    Gleeson, Brendan
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    This book is about cities as engines of consumption of the world'apos;s environment, and the spread of policies to reduce their impact. It looks at these issues by examining the impact of the Rio Declaration and assesses the extent to which it has...

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    Regenerating London - Governance,...

    Imrie, Rob
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    Regenerating London explores latest thinking on urban regeneration in one of the fastest changing world cities. Engaging with social, economic, and political structures of cities, it highlights paradoxes and contradictions in urban policy and offers...

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    Water and Sanitation in the World'apos;s...

    Un-habitat
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    'This is surely the most impressive and important publication to come out of the UN system for many years.'Peter Adamson, founder, New Internationalist, and author and researcher of UNICEF's The State of the World's Children from 1980 to 1995The...

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    Capital Spaces - The Multiple Complex Public...

    Carmona, Matthew; Filipa Matos Wunderlich
    (9576958)

    In recent years it has become common-place to hear claims that public space in cities across the globe has become the exclusive preserve of the wealthy and privileged, at the expense of the needs of wider society. Whether it is the privatization of...

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    Writing the Global City - Globalisation,...

    Anthony D King
    (9689071)

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts - globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the...

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    Writing the Global City - Globalisation,...

    Anthony D King
    (9604506)

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts - globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the...

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    The World in Brooklyn - Gentrification,...

    Anderson, Noel S.
    (8301558)

    The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City, is a collection of scholarly papers which analyze demographic, social, political, and economic trends that are occurring in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, as the context,...

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    Roppongi Crossing - The Demise of a Tokyo...

    Cybriwsky, Roman
    (9495875)

    Cybriwsky examines how Tokyo's Roppongi district's nightclub economy is now under siege by both heavy-handed police action and the conservative Japanese 'construction state,' an alliance of large private builders and political interests with broad...

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    Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16 -...

    Ball, Stephen; Maguire, Meg; Sheila Macrae
    (9750977)

    This internationally appealing book is based on a two-year case study of a group of young people as they move through their final year of mandatory schooling and into their first year of post-16 experience. It looks at their choices, the market...

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    Salt Lake City, USA Career Guide

    Thompson, Mary Anne
    (2998104)

    From the internationally recognized author and lecturer on the subject of global employment, this book is loaded with city specific career information and resources. Career information and resources for the city of Salt Lake City, USA including: city...

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    Cities in a Globalizing World - Global Report...

    Un-habitat
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    'apos;The world has entered the urban millennium. Nearly half the world'apos;s people are now city dwellers, and the rapid increase in urban population is expected to continue, mainly in developing countries. This historic transition is being further...

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    Urban World/Global City

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    This second edition has been extensively updated and referenced. Each chapter includes sets of learning objectives, annotated readings, and topics for discussion. Well-illustrated throughout, it will be essential reading for students of Geography,...

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    Terrorism, Risk and the Global City - Towards...

    Coaffee, Jon
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    First published in 2003, this account of the anti-terrorist measures of London's financial district and the changes in urban security after 9/11 has been revised to take into account developments in counter-terrorist security and management,...

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    Urban Future 21: A Global Agenda for...

    Hall, Peter; Pfeiffer,Ulrich
    (5439523)

    Prepared for the World Commission on Twenty-First Century Urbanization Conference in Berlin in July 2000. This book is an entirely new and comprehensive review of the state of world urban development at the millennium and a forecast of the main...

  • Cinema And The City - Film And Urban...

    Shiel,Mark; Fitzmaurice,Tony
    (644489)

    This book brings together the literature of urban sociology and film studies to explore new analytical and theoretical approaches to the relationship between cinema and the city, and to show how these impact on the realities of life in urban...

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    Everyday Lives in the Global City - The...

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    Rejecting simplifying notions of globalisation as a macro-economic force, this book provides a grounded picture of the various ways in which people's biographies are tied up with the global cultural economy. The main argument of the book is that the...

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    City Signals - Principles and Practices for...

    Smith, Brad
    (9436938)

    Whether you work with the urban poor or the urban powerful; volunteer in a ghetto; work as CEO of a business; live in the 'hood'; or focus your ministry on a few people, a neighborhood, or a city to transform the social structure of society-this...

  • Winning Global Markets - How Businesses...

    Kotler, Philip; Kotler, Milton
    (9235094)

    A new marketing paradigm focuses on the concentrated economic power of 600 global cities. 'City-Centered Marketing: Why Local is the Future of Global Business 'is a compelling practical analysis of a new direction of marketing within the context of...

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    Winning Global Markets - How Businesses...

    Kotler, Milton; Kotler, Philip; Kotler, Philip
    (9314047)

    A new marketing paradigm focuses on the concentrated economic power of 600 global cities. City-Centered Marketing: Why Local is the Future of Global Business is a compelling practical analysis of a new direction of marketing within the context of...

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    Manufacturing Powerlessness in the Black...

    Green, Charles
    (9605610)

    Despite the economic utopianism brought on by globalization, effective solutions to the persistent plight of urban blacks throughout the African diaspora continue to elude scholars, politicians, and community leaders. Charles Green brings a decade of...

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    Lost Youth in the Global City: Class, Culture...

    Dillabough,Jo-Anne; Kennelly, Jacqueline
    (3446148)

    What does it mean to be young, to be economically disadvantaged, and to be subject to constant surveillance both from the formal agencies of the state and from the informal challenge of competing youth groups? What is life like for young people...

  • Shanghai Nightscapes - A Nocturnal Biography...

    Farrer, James; Field, Andrew David
    (9414968)

    The pulsing beat of its nightlife has long drawn travelers to the streets of Shanghai, where the night scene is a crucial component of the city s image as a global metropolis. In Shanghai Nightscapes, sociologist James Farrer and historian Andrew...

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  • Shanghai Nightscapes - A Nocturnal Biography...

    Farrer, James
    (9414966)

    The pulsing beat of its nightlife has long drawn travelers to the streets of Shanghai, where the night scene is a crucial component of the city's image as a global metropolis. In Shanghai Nightscapes, sociologist James Farrer and historian Andrew...

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