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World cities beyond the West: globalization, development and inequality

Author: Gugler, Josef Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 396 p. : Graphs/Maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521536855Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


World Cities Beyond the West Globalization, Development and Inequality Contents List of figures List of maps List of tables List of contributors Acknowledgments Introduction JOSEF GUGLER page vii viii ix xi xv 1 Part 1 The impact of the global political economy 1 Shanghai: remaking China's future global city WEIPING WU AND SHAHID YUSUF 27 59 82 2 Seoul: complementing economic success with Games YEONG-HYUN KIM 3 Bangkok: evolution and adaptation under stress DOUGLAS WEBSTER 4 Cairo: too many people, not enough land, too few resources JANET L. ABU-LUGHOD 119 5 Mexico City in an era of globalization and demographic downturn PETER M. WARD 151 Part 2 The impact of the state 6 Moscow's changing fortunes under three regimes JAMES H. BATER 191 vi Contents 7 Hong Kong's pathway to becoming a global city ALVIN Y. SO 8 Singapore: forming the family for a world city JANET SALAFF 212 240 268 9 Jakarta: globalization, economic crisis, and social change DEAN FORBES Part 3 The impact of popular movements 10 São Paulo: the political and socioeconomic transformations wrought by the New Labor Movement in the city and beyond MARIA HELENA MOREIRA ALVES 299 11 Bombay/Mumbai: globalization, inequalities, and politics SUJATA PATEL 328 348 12 Johannesburg: race, inequality, and urbanization OWEN CRANKSHAW AND SUSAN PARNELL Afterword SASKIA SASSEN 371 Index 387

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