Globalizing Cities: A New Spatial Order / Edition 1

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Overview

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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Meet the Author

Peter Marcuse is Professor of Urban Planning at Columbia University in New York City. He has also taught at the University of California at Los Angeles, as well as universities in Johannesburg, Weimar, and Sao Paulo. He has been President of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, and a member of a Community Board in New York City. A lawyer as well as planner, he has written widely on comparative housing and planning issues.

Ronald van Kempen is Associate Professor of urban geography at the Urban Research Centre Utrecht at Utrecht University. His current research focuses on the links between spatial segregation, social exclusion and the development of cities. He has published widely on these subjects. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Maps.

List of Tables.

List of Contributors.

Preface. Acknowledgements.

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.

List of References.

Index.

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