Cities in a World Economy (Sociology for a New Century) (Paperback)

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The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, environmental catastrophes, and the multiplication of communication technologies. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the centrality of place and the importance of geography in our social world.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781412988032
ISBN-10: 1412988039
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
Publication Date: August 31st, 2011
Pages: 424
Language: English
Series: Sociology for a New Century