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Cities and Global Governance : New Sites for International Relations / edited by Mark Amen ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Amen, Michael Mark, 1944-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Global interdisciplinary studies seriesPublisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011Description: xiv, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781409408932 (hardback : alk. paper); 9781409408949 (ebk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Subnational governments -- Foreign relations | Subnational governments -- Foreign relations -- Case studies | Municipal government -- International cooperation | Municipal government -- International cooperation -- Case studies | Globalization -- Political aspects | Globalization -- Political aspects -- Case studies | February2012DDC classification: 327.1
Contents:
Sighting or slighting cities in international relations -- The emerging global landscape and the new role of the globalizing city regions -- Paradiplomacy in the developing world: the case of Brazil -- The emergence of cross-border regions and Canadian-United States relations -- The evolution of city indicators: challenges and progress -- Auditing cities through circles of sustainability -- Cities, the environment, and global governance: a political ecological perspective -- Cities and global environmental NGOs: emerging transnational urban networks? -- The global city today: advantages of specialization and costs of financialization -- World city networks: measurement, social organization, global governance, and structural change -- Concluding remarks.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sighting or slighting cities in international relations -- The emerging global landscape and the new role of the globalizing city regions -- Paradiplomacy in the developing world: the case of Brazil -- The emergence of cross-border regions and Canadian-United States relations -- The evolution of city indicators: challenges and progress -- Auditing cities through circles of sustainability -- Cities, the environment, and global governance: a political ecological perspective -- Cities and global environmental NGOs: emerging transnational urban networks? -- The global city today: advantages of specialization and costs of financialization -- World city networks: measurement, social organization, global governance, and structural change -- Concluding remarks.

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