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Urban world/global city

Clark, David

Urban world/global city

by Clark, David

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns.,
  • Urbanization.,
  • Sociology, Urban.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Clark.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22087524M
    ISBN 100415320976, 0415320984
    LC Control Number20038580

      Peter J. Taylor, City generics: external urban relations in ancient-Mesopotamian and modern-global city networks, Urban Geography, /, (), (). Crossref Wenjia Zhang, Jean-Claude Thill, Mesoscale Structures in World City Networks, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, / The World Council on City Data (WCCD) leads the global implementation of ISO It coordinates all efforts on open city data to ensure a consistent and comprehensive platform for standardized urban metrics and is a global hub for creative learning partnerships across cities, international organizations, corporate partners, and academia to further innovation, envision alternative futures.

      Book Description This book engages with the thorny question of global urban political agency. It critically assesses the now popular statement that in the context of paralysed and failing nation state governments, cities can and will provide leadership in addressing global challenges. Greg Clark, CBE, FAcSS an urbanist, is an author, global advisor, chairman and non-executive has advised more than cities, 20 national governments and a wide array of bodies including the OECD, Brookings Institution, the World Bank and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) on strategies for city development and investment. He also advises global investors and corporate .

    Over the past four decades, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and key urban regions of China have emerged as global cities—in financial, political, cultural, environmental, and demographic terms. In this book, Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng trace the global emergence of these urban areas and compare their responses to a set of six urban environmental issues. conceptual architecture.^ Constructs such as the global city and the global-city region are, in my reading, important elements in this new conceptual architecture. The activ-ity of naming these elements is part of the conceptual work. There are other closely linked terms which could conceivably have been used: world cities,"* "supervilles,"^ in-.


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