Global Networks, Linked Cities / Edition 1 by Saskia Sassen | 9780415931632 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Global Networks, Linked Cities / Edition 1

Global Networks, Linked Cities / Edition 1

by Saskia Sassen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415931630

ISBN-13: 9780415931632

Pub. Date: 03/29/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Overview

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415931632
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/29/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction. Locating Cities on Global Circuits1
Part IThe Urban Architecture of Global Networks
1.The Architecture of Global Networking Technologies39
2.Communication Grids: Cities and Infrastructure71
3.Firms and Their Global Service Networks93
4.Hierarchies of Dominance among World Cities: A Network Approach117
Part IICross-Border Regions
5.Mexico: The Making of a Global City145
6.The Hormuz Corridor: Building a Cross-Border Region between Iran and the United Arab Emirates183
7.Sao Paulo: Articulating a Cross-Border Region209
8.Beirut: Building Regional Circuits237
Part IIINetwork Nodes
9.Hong Kong: Global Capital Exchange249
10.Shanghai: Reconnecting to the Global Economy273
11.Buenos Aires: Sociospatial Impacts of the Development of Global City Functions309
12.Local Networks: Digital City Amsterdam327
Notes on the Contributors347
Index351

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