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Product Description: Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world...read more

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9781138023925 | Routledge, July 23, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world.

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9781138023932 | Routledge, July 14, 2015, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Confronting Urban Legacy fills a critical lacuna in urban scholarship. As almost all of the literature focuses on global cities and megacities, smaller, secondary cities, which actually hold the majority of the world’s population, are either critically misunderstood or unexamined in their entirety...read more
By Nick Bacon (editor) and Xiangming Chen (editor)

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9780739149423 | Lexington Books, October 18, 2013, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Confronting Urban Legacy fills a critical lacuna in urban scholarship.

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9780739149430 | Lexington Books, April 15, 2015, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Confronting Urban Legacy fills a critical lacuna in urban scholarship.
9780425129944, titled "The Corpse Had a Familiar Face: Covering Miami, America's Hottest Beat" | Reissue edition (Berkley Pub Group, November 1, 1989), cover price $6.99 | also contains The Corpse Had a Familiar Face: Covering Miami, America''s Hottest Beat | About this edition: A police reporter recalls her fifteen years covering the police beat for 'The Miami Herald' and describes the city, its diverse people, and its underworld

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Product Description: Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse group of contributors to focus on smaller and less economically dominant cities...read more
By Xiangming Chen (editor) and Ahmed Kanna (editor)

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9780415892230 | Routledge, April 25, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse group of contributors to focus on smaller and less economically dominant cities.

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Product Description: This collection places Shanghai's unprecedented rise in a rare comparative examination of US cities, as well as with Asian megacities Singapore and Hong Kong, providing a nuanced account of how Shanghai's politics, economy, society, and space have been transformed by macro- and micro-level forces...read more
By Xiangming Chen (editor)

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9780816654871 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, July 10, 2009, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This collection places Shanghai's unprecedented rise in a rare comparative examination of US cities, as well as with Asian megacities Singapore and Hong Kong, providing a nuanced account of how Shanghai's politics, economy, society, and space have been transformed by macro- and micro-level forces.

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9780816654888 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, July 10, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This collection places Shanghai's unprecedented rise in a rare comparative examination of US cities, as well as with Asian megacities Singapore and Hong Kong, providing a nuanced account of how Shanghai's politics, economy, society, and space have been transformed by macro- and micro-level forces.

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Product Description: As do other mighty forces such as wars, nationalist aspirations, and the shifting courses of great rivers, globalization changes the world's borders by bending them out of shape and creating new transnational spaces. State political boundaries no longer draw the definitive line in people's lives they once did...read more

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9780742500938 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 28, 2005, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: As do other mighty forces such as wars, nationalist aspirations, and the shifting courses of great rivers, globalization changes the world's borders by bending them out of shape and creating new transnational spaces.

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9780742500945 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 28, 2005, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: As do other mighty forces such as wars, nationalist aspirations, and the shifting courses of great rivers, globalization changes the world's borders by bending them out of shape and creating new transnational spaces.

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Product Description: The World of Cities is a concise theoretical and empirical introduction to urban sociology. In clear and engaging terms, the book surveys and critiques all the major theoretical perspectives in urban studies. Provides a concise introduction to urban sociology...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780631210252 | Blackwell Pub, January 13, 2003, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: The World of Cities is a concise theoretical and empirical introduction to urban sociology.

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9780631210269 | Blackwell Pub, January 13, 2003, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: The World of Cities is a concise theoretical and empirical introduction to urban sociology.

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Product Description: This pathbreaking, multidisciplinary work challenges our unthinking acceptance of such terms as 'Asia Pacific' and 'Pacific Rim.' Clarifying the hidden power relationships and hegemonic struggles that are disguised by ideological constructions of the region, the contributors uncover fundamental contradictions_including the human costs and consequences_that underlie the much-celebrated economic boom...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Glenn Alcalay (contributor), Xiangming Chen (contributor), Bruce Cumings (contributor) and Arif Dirlik (editor)

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9780847684694 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 1, 1998), cover price $59.00 | About this edition: This pathbreaking, multidisciplinary work challenges our unthinking acceptance of such terms as 'Asia Pacific' and 'Pacific Rim.

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