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By Zhenhua Zhou

A examine on Globalizing Cities is the newest masterpiece by way of Zhou Zhenhua, a well-known chinese language economist, who heavily tracks the theoretical research of worldwide towns and is actively engaged within the strategic examine of Shanghai's development.

With wealthy empirical information and an in-depth research, this e-book is of serious theoretical and sensible value. various from reports on worldwide towns by means of popular western students, this e-book extends its standpoint to globalizing towns. It explores a distinct improvement version for China's globalizing towns by way of adopting an inventive attitude of remark and analytical tools. by way of criticizing that the normal international urban idea derives the good judgment family members of worldwide towns at once from globalization, Mr Zhou places ahead the concept that of globalization urban, that's brought as a brand new intermediate explanatory variable. extra importantly, this publication emphasizes that the construction of world towns isn't just depending on the distribution of city area and concrete financial improvement but additionally on entire development of a number of constructions and services of cities.

Contents:

  • Literature Review
  • Globalization, Informatization, and the switch of the realm urban System
  • Global urban Networks and Their Nodes
  • Regions of worldwide towns: a brand new Spatial Structure
  • Rise of worldwide towns: Prerequisite and Positioning Strategic Target
  • Path Dependence of Globalizing Cities
  • Relations of festival and Cooperation through the upward thrust of worldwide Cities
  • Strategy orientated by way of move enlargement and Its improvement Mode
  • Industrial Base of the prime provider Economy
  • Evolution of Spatial constitution of Globalizing Cities
  • Creative towns and Cultural Creativity
  • Systemic Framework of City's Governing Structure

Readership: Undergraduates, graduates, lecturers, economists, urbanologists, sociologists, and municipal governors who're drawn to globalization and China's city development.

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