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Today is a new metropolitan age and for the first time ever more people live in cities than they do anywhere else. As cities strengthen their international and cultural influence, the global world is acted out most articulately in the world's urban hubs — through its diverse cultures, broad networks and innovative styles of governance. Looking at the city through its internal dynamics, the book examines how governance and cultural policy play out in a national and international framework.

Making a truly global contribution to the literature, editors Isar and Anheier bring together a truly international and highly-respected collection of scholars. In doing so, they skilfully steer debates beyond the city as an economic powerhouse, to cover issues that fully comprehend a city's cultural dynamics and ...

São Paulo
São Paulo
  • 1Urban Population Over Time (1 950–2010)
  • 2Share of Nationalities (1920–2000)
  • 3Municipal Budget Expenditures (2002/2003) in R$
  • 4Expenditures on Culture (2003–2005) in R$
  • 5Cultural Venues/Institutions (2002)
  • 6Employment by Sector (2009)
  • 7Number of International Tourists Over Time (2004–201 0)
  • 8“Top12” Home Countries of Foreign Visitors at Events in São Paul (2007/2008)

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and in South America overall. Its universities and diversified cultural infrastructure contrast with its dense and rapidly created urban infrastructure. The poorer outskirts and slums (favelas) contrast with the city center, which is home to business, trade, and established cultural institutions. Nonetheless, the city seeks to create a network of cultural centers across the city to encourage cultural participation across its many neighbourhoods.

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