Planning World Cities: Globalization and Urban Politics

Author:   Peter Newman ,  Dr. Andy Thornley
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN:  

9780333748695


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 October 2004
Format:   Hardback
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A new internationally comparative text on urban planning covering both the global and regional context in which it takes place and the different combinations of issues confronting different types of cities. In contrast to existing texts the book considers both what have traditionally been regarded as 'world cities' (London, New York, Tokyo) and a range of other important cities in the European, American and Asian regions. The core of the book focuses on an assessment of the Strategic policy and planning options for major cities in response to globalization and other key issues and challenges of the Twenty first century. MARKET 1: Undergraduate and postgraduate courses on Planning, Urban Studies and Geography for students on Planning, Geography, Sociology, Urban Studies and other Social Science degrees MARKET 2: Planning practitioners

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Author:   Peter Newman ,  Dr. Andy Thornley
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Dimensions:   Width: 15.90cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 24.00cm
Weight:   0.624kg
ISBN:  

9780333748695


ISBN 10:   0333748697
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 October 2004
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained

Table of Contents

Introduction CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK Global Transformation and the City: The Debates Restructured States, City Governance and the Policy Response 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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PETER NEWMAN is Director, Centre for Urban and Regional Governance, University of Westminster, UK. ANDY THORNLEY is Director of Regional and Urban Planning Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

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