Global Networks, Linked Cities / Edition 1

Global Networks, Linked Cities / Edition 1

by Saskia Sassen
     
 

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

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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

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

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