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How to Build a Global CityRecognizing the Symbolic Power of a Global Urban Imagination

How to Build a Global City: Recognizing the Symbolic Power of a Global Urban Imagination

Michele Acuto

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759703
eISBN:
9781501759710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759703.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book considers the rise of a new generation of so-called global cities—Singapore, Sydney, and Dubai—and the power that this concept had in their ascent, in order to analyze the general ... More

When Fracking Comes to TownGovernance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Sabina E. Deitrick and Ilia Murtazashvili (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760983
eISBN:
9781501761003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book traces the response of local communities to the shale gas revolution. Rather than cast communities as powerless to respond to oil and gas companies and their landmen, it shows that ... More

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