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1. Cities and Economies Urban Growth and Decline Large Cities in the National and Global Economies Urban Economic Changes in the Era of Globalization Part One: Urban Growth and Decline in Economic Shifts 2. Mercantile Cities and European Colonialism Merchant Capitalism and the Growth of Towns Merchant Capitalism, Colonialism and Global Urban Networks Cartographic Representations of the Merchant City Insert 2.1: Madras/Chennai 3. The Rise and Fall of Industrial Cities The Industrial City and Social Conflict The Planned City The Fordist City Insert 3.1: Locational Theories of Industrial Cities Insert 3.2: Contrasting Urban Fortunes 4. Service Industries and Metropolitan Economies The Growth of the Service Sector The Role of the Public Sector Global Shift of Services Insert 4.1: The 20 Largest Cities in the US, 1850-2000 Part Two: The Global Economy and World Cities in Developed Countries 5. Globalization and World Cities World Cities in Urban Studies Command and Control Centers of the Global Economy The Global Urban Hierarchy Insert 5.1: American Cities, Cosmopolitan Cities 6. Globalization and Globalizing Cities Urban Competitiveness Politics of World City Status Globalizing Cities and Globalized Urbanism Insert 6.1: Urban Decline in Ohio, US 7. New Solutions for Old Economies The Cultural Economy The Creative Economy Insert 7.1: Creative Cities in Japan Part Three: The National Economy and Capital Cities in Developing Countries 8. Third World Cities Third World Cities in Urban Studies Mega Cities in the Developing World Primate Cities Insert 8.1: Mega Cities: Decoding the Chaos Insert 8.2: Third World Cities in the League Table of Quality of Life 9. World City Projects for National Capitals National Economic Development and Capital Cities Graduating from Third World City Status Insert 9.1: Growth Pole Theory Insert 9.2: Johannesburg: Building an African World Class City 10. Globalizing Islands in Developing Countries Inequality in Globalizing Third World Cities High-tech Enclaves in Bangalore Ethnic Enclaves in Seoul Insert 10.1: Gated Communities in Trinidad Insert 10.2: Bangalore: India¿s Silicon Valley or Silicon Valley¿s India? References
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Cities and towns -- History.