12. Cities and Globalization

  1. George Ritzer
  1. Michael Timberlake and
  2. Xiulian Ma

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691939.ch12

The Blackwell Companion to Globalization

The Blackwell Companion to Globalization

How to Cite

Timberlake, M. and Ma, X. (2007) Cities and Globalization, in The Blackwell Companion to Globalization (ed G. Ritzer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691939.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132749

Online ISBN: 9780470691939

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Keywords:

  • cities;
  • Italian peninsula;
  • William Cronon;
  • Chicago;
  • global social change

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • CITIES IN GLOBAL CONTEXT

  • GLOBAL SYSTEMS OF CITIES

  • POLARIZATION AND GLOBALIZATION

  • MAPPING THE WORLD-SYSTEM'S CITY SYSTEM

  • CONCLUSION

  • References