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Author Amen, Michael Mark, 1944-

Title Cities and Global Governance : New Sites for International Relations
Published Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2011


Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Series Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series
Global interdisciplinary studies series.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Boxes, Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Sighting or Slighting Cities in International Relations; 2 The Emerging Global Landscape and the New Role of Globalizing City Regions; 3 Paradiplomacy in the Developing World: The Case of Brazil; 4 The Emergence of Cross-Border Regions; 5 The Evolution of City Indicators: Challenges and Progress; 6 Auditing Cities through Circles of Sustainability; 7 Cities, the Environment, and Global Governance; 8 Cities and Global Environmental NGOs; 9 The Global City Today
10 World City NetworksConcluding Remarks; Index
Summary This volume advances understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance, demanding innovation in international relations theory. A rich assortment of case studies adds breadth to theorizing of the role sub-national political actors play in global affairs. Each of the eight case studies demonstrates different intersections between the local and the global and how these intersections alter the conditions resulting from globalizing processes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Globalization -- Political aspects
Globalization -- Political aspects -- Case studies
Subnational governments -- Foreign relations.
Subnational governments -- Foreign relations -- Case studies
Cities and towns -- Political aspects
Cities and towns -- Political aspects -- Case studies
Cities and towns -- Political aspects
Globalization -- Political aspects
Subnational governments -- Foreign relations
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Toly, Noah J
McCarney, Patricia L
ISBN 9781409408949