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Globalization and the production of new urban spaces

Kris Olds

Globalization and the production of new urban spaces

Pacific Rim mega-projects in the late 20th century

by Kris Olds

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Published by Centre for Human Settlements, School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Globalization.,
  • Land use, Urban -- Pacific Area.,
  • Real property -- Prices -- Pacific Area.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKris Olds.
    SeriesAURN WP -- #9, Working paper (Asian Urban Research Network) -- no. 9
    ContributionsAsian Urban Research Network., University of British Columbia. Centre for Human Settlements.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD910.5 .O43 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, i, 38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19789282M

      Connecting the dots between real estate speculation, megaproject construction, residential displacement, historical preservation, housing rights, and urban activism, Building Globalization reveals. Re-Imagining the City' examines how contemporary processes of 0globalization are transforming cultural experience and production in urban spaces. It maps how cultural productions in art, architecture, and communications media are contributing to the re-imagining of place and identity through events, artifacts, and attitudes.

      In this synthetic, interdisciplinary work, Neil Brenner develops a new interpretation of the transformation of statehood under contemporary globalizing capitalism. Whereas most analysts of the emergent, post-Westphalian world order have focused on supranational and national institutional realignments, New State Spaces shows that strategic subnational spaces. "This book provides a grounded analysis of globalization and urban change in the late 20th century. Based on field work carried out in Vancouver, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Paris, and London, the author highlights the role of two transnational cultures - ethnic Chinese property developers and 'brand name' architects - in the planning and development of urban mega-projects.

    Giving an essential and accessible overview of social theories of space, this books shows why it matters to understand these theorists spatially. It will be crucial reading for students in sociology, urban studies, human geography, politics, and anthropology.   Definition and Examples of Globalization. Globalization is the process of increased interconnectedness among countries most notably in the areas of economics, politics, and culture. McDonald's in Japan, French films being played in Minneapolis, and the United Nations are all representations of globalization.


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