The Resource A study on globalizing cities : theoretical frameworks and China's modes, Zhenhua Zhou

A study on globalizing cities : theoretical frameworks and China's modes, Zhenhua Zhou

Label
A study on globalizing cities : theoretical frameworks and China's modes
Title
A study on globalizing cities
Title remainder
theoretical frameworks and China's modes
Statement of responsibility
Zhenhua Zhou
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
A Study on Globalizing Cities is the latest masterpiece by Zhou Zhenhua, a famous Chinese economist, who closely tracks the theoretical study of global cities and is actively engaged in the strategic research of Shanghai's development. With rich empirical data and an in-depth analysis, this book is of great theoretical and practical significance. Different from studies on global cities by renowned western scholars, this book extends its perspective to globalizing cities. It explores a unique development model for China's globalizing cities by adopting a creative angle of observation and analytical methods. By criticizing that the traditional global city theory derives the logic relations of global cities directly from globalization, Mr Zhou puts forward the concept of globalization city, which is introduced as a new intermediate explanatory variable. More importantly, this book emphasizes that the building of global cities is not only dependent on the distribution of urban space and urban economic development but also on comprehensive construction of multiple structures and functions of cities
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF1365
LC item number
.Z46 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A study on globalizing cities : theoretical frameworks and China's modes, Zhenhua Zhou
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Chinese
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Literature review. 1.1. Formation and development of the global city theory. 1.2. Main viewpoints of the global city theory and relevant research. 1.3. Current state of domestic research -- ch. 2. Globalization, informatization, and the change of the world city system. 2.1. Relations between the wave of globalization and the cities centered by space. 2.2. Wave of informatization and cities "space of flows" 2.3. Information city and the change of the world city system -- ch. 3. Global city networks and their nodes. 3.1. Global city networks and their features. 3.2. Nodes of global city networks. 3.3. Globalizing cities based on network structure -- ch. 4. Regions of global cities: A new spatial structure. 4.1. Regions of global cities: Basic spatial unit of modern global economy. 4.2. Interpretation of the spatial structure for regions of global cities. 4.3. Regions of global cities and globalizing cities -- ch. 5. Rise of global cities: Prerequisite and positioning strategic target. 5.1. Deeply melting into the process of globalization. 5.2. Strategic requirement of globalizing cities. 5.3. Positioning strategic target of globalizing cities and its trend -- ch. 6. Path dependence of globalizing cities. 6.1. Main control conditions: Involved in the process of globalization. 6.2. Path dependence of the rise for China's global cities -- ch. 7. Relations of competition and cooperation during the rise of global cities. 7.1. Popular trend of thought and theories of competition among traditional cities. 7.2. Competition and cooperation in the network of global cities. 7.3. The rise of global cites driven by competition and cooperation -- ch. 8. Strategy oriented by flow expansion and its development mode. 8.1. Strategic orientation of globalizing cities. 8.2. Spatial structure model of flow expansion. 8.3. Developmental strategy and mode oriented by flow expansion -- ch. 9. Industrial base of the leading service economy. 9.1. Transition of industry base in globalizing cities. 9.2. Orientation and guideline of industry development in globalizing cities. 9.3. Leading development of modern service industry -- ch. 10. Evolution of spatial structure of globalizing cities. 10.1. Evolution trend of urban spatial structure: From single nucleus to multicenter. 10.2. Remodeling the spatial structure of globalizing cities. 10.3. New town construction based on the spatial structure of multicenter city -- ch. 11. Creative cities and cultural creativity. 11.1. Creative cities: The soul of globalizing cities. 11.2. Cultural strength and creative industry during the rise of global cities. 11.3. Strengthening city's cultural creativity and creative force -- ch. 12. Systemic framework of city's governing structure. 12.1. City governing during the rise of global cities. 12.2. Essential requirement of mode innovation for city governing. 12.3. Systemic framework of governing structure
Control code
ocn878134916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 480 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781938134364
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3040602x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878134916
  • acaebk1938134362

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