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Cities and Globalization
(Originally published by: pre-publication manuscript, 2002-03-05)
New infrastructure spending demands new thinking, oversight
(Originally published by: The Pew Charitable Trusts, 2008-12-16)
From World Cities to Globalizing Cities
(Originally published by: pre-publication manuscript, 2001-02-22)
In this paper we argue that the focus on world cities has narrowed our understanding of the globalization/city relationship and ignores the processes of globalization occurring in almost all cities. By developing the notion ...
Black Holes and Loose Connections in The Global Urban Network.
(Originally published by: pre-publication manuscript, 2002-02-27)
This paper introduces the concept of black holes and loose connections in the global urban hierarchy. Black holes are defined as large cities, with a population of over 3 million that are not classified as world cities. ...
Going for Gold: Globalizing the Olympics, Localizing the Games
(Originally published by: pre-publication manuscript, 2003-01-23)
This papers discusses the siting of the Summer Olympic Games at the global, national and local scales. The increasing coporatization of the Games is examined. Their use in city marketing campaigns is evaluated. The increasing ...
Megalopolis: Trends and Prospects
(Originally published by: pre-publication manuscript, 2008-01-02)
Getting Away With It: The Changing Geography of The Global Superich.
(Originally published by: pre-publication manuscript, 2002-09-12)
Political geographers have repeatedly alerted to the forms of social inequality perpetuated by a capitalism that is increasingly global in scope. In so doing, they have often highlighted the existence of marginalized ...
Surveying the American West
(Originally published by: Andromeda Oxford Ltd, 2003)
Japan’s claim over Dokdo reflects its colonial mentality
(Originally published by: The Korea Times, 2008-09-01)
In this essay, I want to look at the related issues regarding the debate over the naming of the East Sea/Sea of Japan and the territorial claim over Dokdo islets. Both issues, in their different ways, represent a colonial ...
Homeownership: the sacred cow of US housing policy.
(Originally published by: The Baltimore Sun, 2007-09-04)