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This exciting collection of original essays provides students and professionals with an international and comparative examination of changes in global cities, revealing a growing pattern of social and spatial division or polarization.
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1. Introduction: Peter Marcuse and Ronald van Kempen.
2. The Unavoidable Continuities of the City: Robert A. Beauregard and Anne Haila.
3. From the Metropolis to Globalization: The Dialectics of Race and Urban Form: William W. Goldsmith.
4. From Colonial City to Globalizing City?: The Far-From-Complete Spatial Transformation of Calcutta: Sanjoy Chakravorty.
5. Rio de Janeiro: Emerging Dualization in a Historically Unequal City: Luiz Cesar Queiroz de Ribeiro and Edward Telles.
6. Singapore: The Changing Residential Landscape in a Winner City: Leo van Grunsven.
7. Tokyo: Patterns of Familiarity and Partitions of Difference: Paul Waley.
8. Still a Global City: The Racial and Ethnic Segmentation of New York: John Logan.
9. Brussels: Post-Fordist Polarization in a Fordist Spatial Canvass: Christian Kesteloot.
10. The Imprint of the Post-Fordist Transition on Australian Cities: Blair Badcock.
11. The Globalization of Frankfurt am Main: Core, Periphery and Social Conflict: Roger Keil and Klaus Ronneberger.
12. Conclusion: The New Spatial Order: Peter Marcuse and Ronald van Kempen.
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