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Massey, Doreen - World City, ebook

World City

Massey, Doreen

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Cities around the world are striving to be 'global'. This book tells the story of one of them, and in so doing raises questions of identity, place and political responsibility that are essential for all cities.
World City focuses its account on

Derudder, Ben - Commodity Chains and World Cities, ebook

Commodity Chains and World Cities

Derudder, Ben


This book assesses the possible cross-fertilization between two of the most notable analytical frameworks - the world city network framework and the global commodity chain framework. Transnational spatial relations have become

Berry, Brent - Immigration and the City, ebook

Immigration and the City

Berry, Brent


The majority of immigrants settle in cities when they arrive, and few can deny the dynamic influence migration has on cities. However, a "one-size-fits-all" approach cannot describe the activities and settlement patterns of immigrants in contemporary

Foxhall, Lin - Gender and the City before Modernity, ebook

Gender and the City before Modernity

Foxhall, Lin


Gender and the City before Modernity presents a series of multi-disciplinary readings that explore issues relating to the role of gender in a variety of cities of the ancient, medieval, and early modern worlds.Presents an inter-disciplinary collection

García, José María Rodríguez - The City of Translation, ebook

The City of Translation

García, José María Rodríguez


The Colombian Lettered City-Philology, Ideology, Translation
José María Rodríguez García
2. The Regime of Translation in Caro’s Colombia
José María Rodríguez García
3. Hugo, Bello, Caro
José María Rodríguez García
4. Regeneration

Rossi, Ugo - Cities in Global Capitalism, ebook

Cities in Global Capitalism

Rossi, Ugo


In what ways are cities central to the evolution of contemporary global capitalism? And in what ways is global capitalism forged by the urban experience? This book provides a response to these questions, exploring the multifaceted dimensions of the city-capitalism nexus.
Drawing on a

Kikuchi, Toshio - Tokyo as a Global City, ebook

Tokyo as a Global City

Kikuchi, Toshio


Table of contents
1. Late Quaternary Landform Development of the Kanto Plain
Toshihiko Sugai, Hiroko Matsushima (Ogami), Takeshi Ishihara
2. History and Future of Volcanic Disasters in and Around the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Central Japan
Takehiko Suzuki
3. Climate Variations in Tokyo Since the Edo Period