Planning World Cities: Globalization and Urban Politics / Edition 2

Planning World Cities: Globalization and Urban Politics / Edition 2

by Peter Newman, Andy Thornley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230247318

ISBN-13: 9780230247314

Pub. Date: 07/19/2011

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The second edition of this internationally comparative text on urban planning covers both the global and regional context in which it takes place and the different combinations of issues confronting different types of cities.  Thoroughly updated throughout, this edition includes a new chapter on "the world city hypothesis."

Overview

The second edition of this internationally comparative text on urban planning covers both the global and regional context in which it takes place and the different combinations of issues confronting different types of cities.  Thoroughly updated throughout, this edition includes a new chapter on "the world city hypothesis."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230247314
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/19/2011
Series:
Planning, Environment, Cities Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
Global Transformation
The World City Hypothesis
Impact of Urban Governance and Policy
NORTH AMERICA
Cities in North America: Rediscovering Downtown Regionalism and Devolution
New York: Capital of the World
The Challenge to New York's World City Dominance: Toronto, Mexico City, Chicago, or Los Angeles?
EUROPE
European Integration and Competitive City-Regions
London: From Fragmentation to World City Promotion
Europe's World City Contenders: Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt and Barcelona
PACIFIC ASIA
Pacific Asia: Economic Interdependence and the Developmental State
Tokyo: Shaping a World City in the Face of Economic Turbulence
Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. A Battle for Regional Dominance: Mega-projects and State-led Visions
CONCLUSIONS
Planning World Cities

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