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  • Commodity Chains and World Citiesby Ben Derudder; Frank Witlox

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Transnational spatial relations offer a key point from which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization. This book assesses the possible cross-fertilization between two of the most notable analytical frameworks - the world city network framework and the global commodity chain framework. Transnational spatial relations have become a... more...

  • World City Networkby Peter J. Taylor; Ben Derudder

    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...

  • World City Networkby Peter J. Taylor; Ben Derudder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; 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 generated networks of work. It is the myriad of flows between office towers in different metropolitan... more...

  • International Handbook of Globalization and World Citiesby Ben Derudder; Michael Hoyler; Peter J. Taylor

    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...

  • Hub Cities in the Knowledge Economyby Ben Derudder; Frank Witlox; Sven Conventz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • International Business Travel in the Global Economyby Ben Derudder; Frank Witlox; Jonathan V. Beaverstock

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Business travel has become indispensable to the global economy, not only due to its necessity in the maintaining of corporate networks, but also because of the associated economies that cater to the daily requirements of the business traveller. Underlying these developments are concerns over the environmental impact of increasing air travel, which... more...

  • Cities in Globalizationby Peter Taylor; Ben Derudder; Pieter Saey; Frank Witlox

    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...

  • Global Urban Analysisby Peter J Taylor; Pengfei Ni; Ben Derudder; Michael Hoyler; Jin Huang; Frank Witlox

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    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...

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