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Contents Foreword / Preface to the Third Edition / Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / List of Exhibits / 1. Place and Production in the Global Economy / 2. The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization / The Global Economy Today / Strategic Places / Conclusion: After the Pax Americana / 3. National and Transnational Urban Systems / Impacts on Primate Systems: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean / Impacts on Balanced Urban Systems: The Case of Europe / Transnational Urban Systems / Global Cities and Diasporic Networks / Conclusion: Urban Growth and Its Multiple Meanings / 4. The New Urban Economy: The Intersection of Global Processes and Place / Producer Services / The Formation of a New Production Complex / Impact of the Late 1980s Financial Crisis on Global City Functions: The Case of New York City / Conclusion: Cities as Postindustrial Production Sites / 5. Issues and Case Studies in the New Urban Economy / The Development of Global City Functions: The Case of Miami / The Growing Density and Specialization of Functions in Financial Districts: Toronto / The Concentration of Functions and Geographic Scale: Sydney / Globalization and Concentration: The Case of Leading Financial Centers / Why Do We Need Financial Centers in the Global Digital Era? / The Space Economy of the Center / Conclusion: Concentration and the Redefinition of the Center / 6. The New Inequalities within Cities / Transformations in the Organization of the Labor Process / The Earnings Distribution in a Service-Dominated Economy / Conclusion: A Widening Gap / 7. Global Cities and Global Survival Circuits / Women in the Global Economy / Localizing the Global / The Other Workers in the Advanced Corporate Economy / Producing a Global Supply of the New Caretakers: The Feminization of Survival / Conclusion / 8. A New Geography of Centers and Margins: Summary and Implications / The Locus of the Peripheral / Contested Space / Appendix / References / Glossary/Index /
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Metropolitan areas -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cities and towns -- Cross-cultural studies.