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Global city regions

Global city regions

their emerging forms

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Published by Spon in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metropolitan areas,
  • Metropolitan government,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Roger Simmonds and Gary Hack
    ContributionsSimmonds, Roger, 1940-, Hack, Gary
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT330 .G55 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17011231M
    ISBN 100419232400
    LC Control Number99016491


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He was elected as corresponding fellow of the British Academy in In the winter of he occupied the André Siegfried Chair in the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris. His most recent books are Regions and the World Economy (Oxford University Press, 5/5(1). There are now more than three hundred city-regions around the world with populations of more than one million.

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It seeks at Global city regions book to define the question of global city-regions and to describe the internal and external dynamics that shape them; it proposes a theorization of global city-regions based on their economic and political Price: $ The socio-economic and physical forms of city regions have been examined for comparative study and the findings will be of interest to all those concerned with urban development in their professional and academic work.

The book features numerous maps which underline research findings. Cities covered are: Ankara, Bangkok, Boston, Madrid 1/5(1).

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As globalization intensifies, these city-regions come to pose many new questions and problems. This book presents a highly original and multifaceted review of these issues by some of the leading researchers in the field.

A unique comparative study based on funded research, of eleven city regions across three continents looking at changes over the last 30 years. Detailed changes in land use are presented here with series of maps prepared especially for the study. The socio-economic and physical forms of city regions.

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city-regions scattered across the world with populations in excess of one million, and no fewer than twenty with populations greater than ten million. By the yearthe number of city-regions in these size-categories world-wide will in all likelihood have doubled. The Economic Order of Global City-Regions.

formational city.^ Thus, choosing how to name a configuration has its own substantive rationality. When I first chose to use global city/T did so knowingly—it was an attempt to name a difference: the specificity oFthe global as it gets structured in the contemporary period.

The Making of Global City Regions traces the emergence of each city in the global economy and examines the link between the dynamics of globalization and changing urban governances.

The contributors describe how metropolitan leaders deal with the twin phenomena of globalization and the devolution of the state as they adjust to their city's new emerging role in the global system.

They are global in extent; indeed, many of the largest global city-regions are located outside of the developed world.

Some of the most prominent examples include Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Jakarta, Lagos, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Shanghai, or Teheran. There are now more than three hundred city-regions around the world with populations greater than one million.

These city-regions are expanding vigorously, and they present many new and deep challenges to researchers and policy-makers in both the more developed and less developed parts of the world. The processes of global economic integration and accelerated urban growth make 5/5(1).

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The Making of Global City Regions traces the emergence of each city in the global economy and examines the link between the dynamics of globalization and changing urban governances. The contributors describe how metropolitan leaders deal with the twin phenomena of globalization and the devolution of the state as they adjust to their city's new.

The chapter focuses on key and competing theoretical and conceptual issues of the space economy of global city-regions more broadly, and of South Africa and the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) specifically. A global city, also called a power city, world city, alpha city or world center, is a city which is a primary node in the global economic network.

The concept comes from geography and urban studies, and the idea that globalization is created, facilitated, and enacted in strategic geographic locales according to a hierarchy of importance to the operation of the global system of finance and trade.

The socio-economic and physical forms of city regions have been examined for comparative study and the findings will be of interest to all those concerned with urban development in their professional and academic work.

The book features numerous maps which underline research : Taylor And Francis. As sites for economic, social, and political innovation, Johannesburg, Mumbai/Bombay, São Paulo, and Shanghai function as gateways to the global economy for their respective countries and the surrounding regions.

City administrators face intense competition for foreign investment, and they must develop strategies to make their cities—which remain outside of the OECD—world Making. Request PDF | On Oct 1,J. Beaverstock and others published Book Review: Global city-regions.

Trends, theory, policy | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. The Global City. Saskia Sassen. Paperback ISBN: $/£ high-powered and at times horrific book. Sassen shows how dangerously city life has been affected by the influx of employees of the multinational firms which move into major cities and virtually colonize them, riving even greater wedges between the rich and poor.".

Chapter 2 Planning the city region: a short history of Western practice / Roger Simmonds, Gary Hack 8 --Part 2 Studies of Global City Regions --Table 1 Indicators for the eleven global city regions 19 --Chapter 3 Bangkok region / Utis Kaothien, Douglas Webster 23 --Chapter 4 Boston region / Rosalind Greenstein, Jemelie Robertson 38 --Chapter 5.

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These city-regions are expanding vigorously, and they present many new and deep challenges to researchers and policy-makers in both the more developed and Cited by: In this world then, a global city is a significant production point of specialized financial and producer services that make the globalized economy run.

Sassen covered specifically New York, London, and Tokyo in her book, but there are many more global cities than this. The question then becomes how to identify these cities, and perhaps to.

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The data displayed in Table 1 earlier confirms one key in issue for the research: global city logistics regions are a critical part of logistics activity. Attention now turns to the effect that the significance or rank of the global city itself has upon logistics activity.

The analysis of global cities often involves place in a hierarchy and much attention in research is focussed upon the Cited by:.

Global urbanization is compounding the challenges of city logistics since the share and the level of concentration of the global population living in cities is increasing. Further, the setting or urban regions imply a variety of contexts in which city logistics is taking place; .Author Bio Klaus Segbers is a professor of political science and international relations at the Free University Berlin.

Simon Raiser and Krister Volkmann are research fellows at the Institute of Political Science, Free University Berlin.City region is a term in use since about by urbanists, economists and urban planners to mean a metropolitan area and hinterland, often having a shared lly, it denotes a city, conurbation or urban zone with multiple administrative districts, but sharing resources like a central business district, labour market and transport network such that it functions as a single unit.