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

By Zhenhua Zhou

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

With wealthy empirical info and an in-depth research, this ebook is of significant theoretical and functional importance. diverse from stories on worldwide towns via popular western students, this publication extends its point of view to globalizing towns. It explores a special improvement version for China's globalizing towns through adopting an artistic attitude of statement and analytical equipment. by means of criticizing that the conventional international urban thought derives the common sense relatives of worldwide towns without delay 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 ebook emphasizes that the construction of worldwide towns is not just depending on the distribution of city area and concrete fiscal improvement but additionally on entire development of a number of constructions and capabilities of cities.


  • Literature Review
  • Globalization, Informatization, and the swap of the area 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 pageant and Cooperation in the course of the upward push of worldwide Cities
  • Strategy orientated by means of circulation growth and Its improvement Mode
  • Industrial Base of the major 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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