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Global Dreams and Nightmares: The Underside of Hong Kong as a Global City in Fruit Chan’s Hollywood, Hong Kong

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Globality is a plane of immanence without exteriority. However, by the same token, globality is always unstable and cannot be enclosed as a totality. Its constitution through virtual images opens ... More


Bogota: Building and Branding a Global City

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter shows that Bogota’s first participatory project in response to urban violence emerged out of the surprise electoral victory of Antanas Mockus to the mayor’s office. ... More


The Map of the Global Stock Market Redrawn: Stock Market Centres and their Future

Dariusz Wójcik

in The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Chapter 8 summarizes the argument of the book, proposing a theory of stock market centres, understood as concentrations of stock market intermediaries, investors, and issuers' headquarters, operating ... More


Global city planning

Peter Newman

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores London's status as a global city and the impact of this on public policy. It examines current policy priorities, in particular for planning and economic development, based on ... More


Global City Formation and the Rescaling of Urbanization

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

Since the 1990s, the intellectual landscape of urban studies has been transformed through debates on global cities, which are widely viewed as basing points for an increasingly globalized ... More


Renaissance of the City as Global Actor: The Role of Foreign Policy and International Law Practices in the Construction of Cities as Global Actors

Janne E. Nijman

in The Transformation of Foreign Policy: Drawing and Managing Boundaries from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783862
eISBN:
9780191826511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783862.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the city as a global actor. It considers globalization, urbanization, and decentralization in their impact on the position of the city. Subsequently, the focus is on how cities ... More


From Dubai to Cairo: Competing Global Cities, Models, and Shifting Centers of Influence?

Yasser Elsheshtawy

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It is interesting to observe that Cairo, in its drive to become a global city, is apparently drawing inspiration and precedents from a post-traditional center such as Dubai, which in turn is ... More


Medellin: Reshaping Political Order and Criminal Coexistence

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter provides a within-case analysis of contrasting outcomes in the politics of urban violence in Medellin. In the early 1990s disengaged relations between local government ... More


Governance Beyond the Nation-state: Estimating Governance Indexes at the Subnational and Transnational Level

Piero Stanig

in Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674930
eISBN:
9780191753046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674930.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Existing governance indicators might suffer from "methodological nationalism", in that they focus exclusively on governance at the national level. The Governance Report dashboards provide empirical ... More


Global Paris: Topographies and Dwelling Spaces

Malini Guha

in From Empire to the World: Migrant London and Paris in the Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748656462
eISBN:
9781474408585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656462.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the film Deux ou trois choses que je sais d'elle (1967) and discusses how its staging of the spatial dynamics of the modernized post-war Paris lays a foundation for the analysis ... More


Crip/tography: Of Karma and Cosmopolis

SHARON V. BETCHER

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on the impact of globalization on human bodies as they are managed in global cities. In addition to uncovering the integration of colonial ... More


Introduction: The City, Globalisation and Social Transformation

Ronaldo Munck (ed.)

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the postmodern global city thesis and explains why the city and globalisation debates are pertinent to Liverpool. It explores the various attempts at regenerating ... More


Theorizing Global Cities

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that, despite an impressive theoretical and empirical literature having been developed on the dynamics and features of global cities, there has been a failure to theorize the very ... More


Global Cities and Market Society

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the tight connection between liberal norms, market society, and global city formation and growth, arguing that the size and scope of the agglomeration economies that global ... More


Both Contagion and Cure: Queer Politics in the Global City-State

Simon Obendorf

in Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The writer uses international relations studies to examine the contradictions between the official representation of queer lifestyles in Singapore's narratives of global city developments, and the ... More


Moving Forward Together: An Introduction

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter serves as an Introduction to the book. It discusses the book’s origins and the connections between the authors and their respective organizations – the Urban & Environmental Policy ... More


Mutations in Urban Form

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops a conceptual framework that allows us to identify the historical specificity of the ‘global city’. In particular, it brings out the important linkages between ideational and ... More


Cities in a Global Order

Simon Curtis

in Global Cities and Global Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744016
eISBN:
9780191804007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744016.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter engages with changes in the form of political order in the latter quarter of the twentieth century: the emergence of a global order incorporating a variety of decentralized entities, ... More


Methodological approaches

Geoffrey DeVerteuil

in Resilience in the post-welfare inner city: Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316558
eISBN:
9781447316565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316558.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapters outlines the methodological approach to the multi-site, comparative project at hand. The chapter is divided into three sections: (1) the sample frame for the three global city-regions, ... More


Dubai Contexts and Contestations

Ahmed Kanna

in Dubai, the City as Corporation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656301
eISBN:
9781452946122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656301.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction discusses the politics of urbanity surrounding Dubai and its transition from a traditionalist state to a rapidly urbanizing global city operating under neoliberalist ideologies. ... More


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