Global City Challenges: Debating a Concept, Improving the Practice (Hardcover)

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The contributors illustrate what twin analytical and practical challenges emerge from juxtaposing cultural, economic, historical, postcolonial, virtual, architectural, literary, security and political stances to the concept of the 'global city'.

About the Author


Michele Acuto, University of Oxford, UK David Bassens, Free University of Brussels, Belgium Kerwin Datu, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK Ben Derudder, Ghent University, Belgium Howard Dick, University of Melbourne, Australia Mark Graham, University of Oxford, UK Sheila Hones, University of Tokyo, Japan Michael Hoyler, Loughborough University, UK Roger Keil, York University, Canada Oli Mould, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Peter Rimmer, Australian National University Glen Searle, University of Queensland, Australia Wendy Steele, Griffith University, Australia Peter J. Taylor, Northumbria University, UK Vanessa Watson, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137286864
ISBN-10: 1137286865
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 31st, 2013
Pages: 278
Language: English