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The Resource Global cities and urban theory, Donald McNeill

Global cities and urban theory, Donald McNeill

Label
Global cities and urban theory
Title
Global cities and urban theory
Statement of responsibility
Donald McNeill
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNeill, Donald
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Globalization
  • Society
Target audience
specialized
Label
Global cities and urban theory, Donald McNeill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-177) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The òriginal globalizer'? Cities and territorialized religion
  • The cathedral and the global city
  • Theological centrality
  • Popemobile: universality and visibility
  • Creative globalization? Pilgrimage practices
  • The Bible and the global South
  • 2.
  • Flat Cities
  • Actor-networks and political economies
  • A Paris journey; or, the problem of the z̀oom'
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • How big is the city?
  • World's Fairs
  • Centre of calculation
  • The objects that hold Paris together
  • Small Paris: recomposition
  • A rumour of cities
  • 3.
  • Global Urban Order(Ing)
  • Metageographies
  • Global rankings
  • Bright lights, global cities
  • The òrdinary city' debates
  • Ontologies of big cities
  • Standard cities
  • Global standards I: hotelŝ̂̂
  • Cultural and political economies
  • Material turns
  • The organization of the book
  • 1.
  • Centrality
  • Caput Mundi: capital of the world
  • The production of Hong Kong International Airport
  • 5.
  • Centres of Calculation
  • CBD: the central business district as a c̀entre of calculation'
  • Office geographies
  • Bodies and work
  • Saskia Sassen's financial centres
  • Metrologies of centrality: critical accounting
  • Calculable city space
  • Global cities and the s̀uper-rich'
  • Global standards II: air conditioning
  • Moral geographies
  • Forensic urban geography
  • 6.
  • World-Making
  • Models, experts and consultants
  • Actualization
  • The selling of the Silicon Valley model
  • Management consultancy as worlding practice
  • Co-presence and business travel
  • Gurus and urbanologists
  • 4.
  • San Francisco and the global expansion of Uber
  • Testbeds and experimentation̂̂̂
  • Logistical Territories
  • Circumferential and surface geographies
  • Logistical territories
  • Port ontologies
  • A ship-centric ontology of the urban?
  • Airport territories
  • Urban laboratories: New Songdo and Masdar City
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • Distance and panorama
  • Global cities are miscellaneous concentrations of firms
  • Calculated territories
  • Power and cities
  • Ethnographic sensitivities
Control code
028508831
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 182 pages
Isbn
9781446267073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Global cities and urban theory, Donald McNeill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-177) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The òriginal globalizer'? Cities and territorialized religion
  • The cathedral and the global city
  • Theological centrality
  • Popemobile: universality and visibility
  • Creative globalization? Pilgrimage practices
  • The Bible and the global South
  • 2.
  • Flat Cities
  • Actor-networks and political economies
  • A Paris journey; or, the problem of the z̀oom'
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • How big is the city?
  • World's Fairs
  • Centre of calculation
  • The objects that hold Paris together
  • Small Paris: recomposition
  • A rumour of cities
  • 3.
  • Global Urban Order(Ing)
  • Metageographies
  • Global rankings
  • Bright lights, global cities
  • The òrdinary city' debates
  • Ontologies of big cities
  • Standard cities
  • Global standards I: hotelŝ̂̂
  • Cultural and political economies
  • Material turns
  • The organization of the book
  • 1.
  • Centrality
  • Caput Mundi: capital of the world
  • The production of Hong Kong International Airport
  • 5.
  • Centres of Calculation
  • CBD: the central business district as a c̀entre of calculation'
  • Office geographies
  • Bodies and work
  • Saskia Sassen's financial centres
  • Metrologies of centrality: critical accounting
  • Calculable city space
  • Global cities and the s̀uper-rich'
  • Global standards II: air conditioning
  • Moral geographies
  • Forensic urban geography
  • 6.
  • World-Making
  • Models, experts and consultants
  • Actualization
  • The selling of the Silicon Valley model
  • Management consultancy as worlding practice
  • Co-presence and business travel
  • Gurus and urbanologists
  • 4.
  • San Francisco and the global expansion of Uber
  • Testbeds and experimentation̂̂̂
  • Logistical Territories
  • Circumferential and surface geographies
  • Logistical territories
  • Port ontologies
  • A ship-centric ontology of the urban?
  • Airport territories
  • Urban laboratories: New Songdo and Masdar City
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • Distance and panorama
  • Global cities are miscellaneous concentrations of firms
  • Calculated territories
  • Power and cities
  • Ethnographic sensitivities
Control code
028508831
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 182 pages
Isbn
9781446267073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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