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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 66.95
With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business service firms across the world have formed a network. It is the myriad of flows between office towers in different metropolitan centres that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95
Ben Derudder is Professor of Human Geography at Ghent University. He is also Associate Director of the Globalization and World Cities research group and network (GaWC). His research focuses on the conceptualization and empirical analysis of transnational urban networks, the importance of business travel in the space economy, and the impact of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Despite traditionally being a strong research topic in urban studies, inter-city relations had become grossly neglected until recently, when it was placed back on the research agenda with the advent of studies of world/global cities. More recently the ?external relations? of cities have taken their place alongside ?internal relations? within cities... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00
This Handbook offers an unrivalled overview of current research into how globalization is affecting the external relations and internal structures of major cities in the world. By treating cities at a global scale, it focuses on the 'stretching' of urban functions beyond specific place locations, without losing sight of the multiple divisions in contemporary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
The overarching research topic addressed in this book is the complex and multifaceted interaction between infrastructural accessibility/connectivity of city-regions on the one hand and knowledge generation in these city-regions on the other hand. To this end, the book brings together chapters analysing how infrastructural accessibility is related to... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
From a team of international experts comes this analysis of the role, nature and effects of modern business travel. Issues addressed include the relationships between airlines and business travellers, the role of mobility in business, and the opportunities and challenges created by mobile workforces. The study combines theoretical advances with comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative services, for media. These data - involving up to 2000... more...