Globalization and Urban Change: Capital, Culture, and Pacific Rim Mega-projects

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Oxford University Press, 2001 - Social Science - 311 pages
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This book provides a grounded analysis of globalization and urban change in the late 20th century. Drawing on multi-locale field work, Olds examines the role of two elite transnational cultures--ethnic chinese property developers and modernist architects--in the planning and development of Pacific Rim mega-projects.

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Globalizing Networks Globalizing Cities
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Globalization and the Development of Pacific
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The Social Construction of Global Flows
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Kris Olds is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.

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