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M. Boyle, R.J. Rogerson, R. Paddison, T. Bunnell, K. Cox, J.M. Kleibert, L. Kippers, R. Paddison, R. Paddison, A. Roy, A. Ong, S. Sassen & R. Paddison

In: The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies

Part I: The Globalized City

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The Globalized City
The Globalized City

When the original edition of the Handbook of Urban Studies was published by SAGE in 2001, its editor Ronan Paddison observed:

By the end of the twentieth century, an observer might be forgiven for thinking that so much of the agenda of urban studies had become dominated by the over-arching theme of globalization and of its multiple impresses on the restructuring of cities within what is widely, if not uncritically, perceived as an increasingly global world. (Paddison, 2001: 3)

Even the concepts used to proffer policy solutions to urban problems, Paddision notes, have become globalized. Fifteen years later, Paddison's observation seems prophetic. Kleibert and Kippers (2016: 374) have recently claimed that mixed-use enclaves, integrated developments of office spaces, housing and leisure ...

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