Globalization and Urban Development

ISBN: 978-3-540-22362-7 (Print) 978-3-540-28351-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

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    Pages 1-10

    Introduction

  2. Globalization in General

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      Pages 13-27

      Globalization, spatial allocation of resources and spatial impacts: A conceptual framework

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      Pages 29-39

      Urban development in the global periphery: The consequences of economic and ideological globalization

  3. The Urban Hierarchy

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      Pages 43-58

      Impact of globalization on cities and city-related policies in India

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      Pages 59-78

      The impacts of globalization on the urban spatial-economic system in Korea

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      Pages 79-94

      Trade openness and regional development in a developing country

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      Pages 95-108

      Do the donors have it right? Decentralization and changing local governance in Indonesia

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      Pages 109-122

      South Africa in the global context: The view from above and below

  4. City-Specific Studies

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      Pages 125-146

      The Rio/São Paulo Extended Metropolitan Region: A quest for global integration

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      Pages 147-164

      Mexico City as a peripheral global player: The two sides of the coin

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      Pages 165-179

      Globalization and Latin America: Understanding the global links of Colombia’s capital

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      Pages 181-195

      Tijuana-San Diego: Globalization and the transborder metropolis

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      Pages 197-209

      Globalization and Los Angeles

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      Pages 211-224

      The impacts of globalization on St. Petersburg: A secondary world city in from the cold?

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      Pages 225-237

      Building world city Tokyo: Globalization and conflict over urban space

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      Pages 239-250

      Measuring world city formation — The case of Shanghai

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      Pages 251-270

      Karachi — a case of asymmetric inclusion in the current globalization?

  5. Issues

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      Pages 273-288

      Information technology and urban spatial structure: A comparative analysis of the Chicago and Seoul regions

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      Pages 289-310

      Globalization and urban environmental transitions: Comparison of New York’s and Tokyo’s experiences

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      Pages 311-321

      Above and below the line: Globalization and urban form in Bangkok