Globalizing Cities: A New Spatial Order / Edition 1

Globalizing Cities: A New Spatial Order / Edition 1

Pub. Date:
Select a Purchase Option
  • purchase options
    $34.18 $41.95 Save 19% Current price is $34.18, Original price is $41.95. You Save 19%.
  • purchase options
    $23.30 $41.95 Save 44% Current price is $23.3, Original price is $41.95. You Save 44%.
    Note: Access code and/or supplemental material are not guaranteed to be included with textbook rental or used textbook.
  • purchase options


Globalizing Cities: A New Spatial Order / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631212904
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/17/2000
Series: Studies in Urban and Social Change Series
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

List of Maps viii

List of Tables x

List of Contributors xii

Series Editors' Preface xv

Preface xvii

1 Introduction 1
Peter Marcuse and Ronald van Kempen

2 The Unavoidable Continuities of the City 22
Robert A. Beauregard and Anne Haila

3 From the Metropolis to Globalization: The Dialectics of Race and Urban Form 37
William W. Goldsmith

4 From Colonial City to Globalizing City? The Far-fromcomplete Spatial Transformation of Calcutta 56
Sanjoy Chakravorty

5 Rio de Janeiro: Emerging Dualization in a Historically Unequal City 78
Luiz Cesar de Queiroz Ribeiro and Edward E. Telles

6 Singapore: the Changing Residential Landscape in a Winner City 95
Leo van Grunsven

7 Tokyo: Patterns of Familiarity and Partitions of Difference 127
Paul Waley

8 Still a Global City: The Racial and Ethnic Segmentation of New York 158
John R. Logan

9 Brussels: Post-Fordist Polarization in a Fordist Spatial Canvas 186
Christian Kesteloot

10 The Imprint of the Post-Fordist Transition on Australian Cities 211
Blair Badcock

11 The Globalization of Frankfurt am Main: Core, Periphery and Social Conflict 228
Roger Keil and Klaus Ronneberger

12 Conclusion: A Changed Spatial Order 249
Peter Marcuse and Ronald van Kempen

List of References 276

Index 302

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews