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Planning world cities

Newman, Peter

Planning world cities

globalization and urban politics

by Newman, Peter

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Globalization,
  • Urban policy,
  • Metropolitan areas

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Newman, Andy Thornley
    SeriesPlanning, environment, cities
    ContributionsThornley, Andy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .N48 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24848063M
    ISBN 109780230247321
    LC Control Number2011016955

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