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The City and the World: New York's Global Future
edited by - 1997 - 202 pages
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The Future of Us All: Race and Neighborhood Politics in New York City

Roger Sanjek - Political Science - 2000 - 465 pages
...little attention to the real economy, it stressed the "strategic role" of New York and Tokyo and London "as highly concentrated command points in the organization of the world economy"; New York's "agglomeration" of interlinked "producer services"; and the importance of "face-to-face"...
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City Worlds

Doreen B. Massey, John Allen, Steve Pile, Open University - Science - 1999 - 185 pages
...history as centers for international trade and banking. these cities now function in four new ways: first. as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized service firms. which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third. as sites of production. including...
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Räumlich-strukturelle Auswirkungen von luK-Technologien in transnationalen ...

Martin Grentzer - 1999 - 225 pages
...history as centers for international trade and banking, these cities now function in four new ways: first, as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized Service firms, which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sector; third, as sites of production, including...
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Placing London: From Imperial Capital to Global City

John Eade - History - 2000 - 198 pages
...defining them principally in terms of economic criteria. Global cities: now function in four ways: first, as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized service firms, which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third, as sites of production, including...
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A World-systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures ...

Thomas D. Hall - Social Science - 2000 - 339 pages
...these places: [T|hese cities now function in four new ways: first, as highly concentrated command posts in the organization of the world economy; second, as key locations for finance and specialized service firms, which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third,...
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The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo

Saskia Sassen - Business & Economics - 2001 - 447 pages
...history as centers for international trade and banking, these cities now function in four new ways: first, as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized service firms, which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third, as sites of production, including...
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Handbook of Urban Studies

Ronan Paddison - Political Science - 2001 - 494 pages
...centre of postindustrial international trade and finance. Global cities would function. she wrote: first. as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized service firms. which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third. as sites of production. including...
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Arts Under Pressure: Protecting Cultural Diversity in the Age of Globalisation

Joost Smiers - Business & Economics - 2003 - 275 pages
...history as centres for international trade and banking, these cities now function in four new ways: first, as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized service forms, which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third, as sites for production,...
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Unequal City: London in the Global Arena

Chris Hamnett - Social Science - 2003 - 292 pages
Unequal City examines some of the dramatic economic and social changes that have taken place in London over the last forty years. It describes how London's changing industrial ...
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International Public Policy and Management

David Levi-Faur, Eran Vigoda-Gadot - Business & Economics - 2004 - 488 pages
...history as centers for international trade and banking, these cities now function in four new ways; first, as highly concentrated command points in the...locations for finance and for specialized service firms, which have replaced manufacturing as the leading economic sectors; third, as sites of production, including...
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