A Study on Globalizing Cities:Theoretical Frameworks and by Zhenhua Zhou

By Zhenhua Zhou

A learn on Globalizing Cities is the most recent masterpiece via Zhou Zhenhua, a well-known chinese language economist, who heavily tracks the theoretical learn of world towns and is actively engaged within the strategic examine of Shanghai's development.

With wealthy empirical information and an in-depth research, this booklet is of significant theoretical and useful value. varied from stories on worldwide towns through well known western students, this publication extends its viewpoint to globalizing towns. It explores a special improvement version for China's globalizing towns through adopting an artistic perspective of statement and analytical equipment. by means of criticizing that the normal international urban thought derives the common sense kin of world towns without delay from globalization, Mr Zhou places ahead the concept that of globalization urban, that is brought as a brand new intermediate explanatory variable. extra importantly, this ebook emphasizes that the development of worldwide towns is not just depending on the distribution of city area and concrete financial improvement but in addition on entire development of a number of buildings and capabilities of cities.


  • Literature Review
  • Globalization, Informatization, and the switch of the area urban System
  • Global urban Networks and Their Nodes
  • Regions of world towns: a brand new Spatial Structure
  • Rise of world towns: Prerequisite and Positioning Strategic Target
  • Path Dependence of Globalizing Cities
  • Relations of pageant and Cooperation in the course of the upward thrust of world Cities
  • Strategy orientated by means of circulate growth 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, teachers, economists, urbanologists, sociologists, and municipal governors who're drawn to globalization and China's city development.

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