Dirty Cities

Towards a Political Economy of the Underground in Global Cities

  • Leila Simona Talani
  • Alexander Clarkson
  • Ramon Pacheco Pardo

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Globalization and Its Impact on the Shadow Economies in Global Cities

  3. Capital Sins

  4. Underground/Overground

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 201-210

About this book


This volume uncovers the relations between globalization and dirty dealings in urban settings, focusing on some capital cities and on the relations between underground and overground dynamics all over the globe. It aims to provide a new take on the dark side of globalization.


capital city crime economy globalization immigration Islamism migration political economy politics transformation violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Leila Simona Talani
    • 1
  • Alexander Clarkson
    • 1
  • Ramon Pacheco Pardo
    • 1
  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK

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