Since the mid-1990s, research on global cities has exploded throughout the social sciences. It has now become one of the most exciting, if controversial, approaches to the study of urban life today.THE CULTURE OF THE WORLD CITY Our second artifact is a boxful of LEGO Ar bricks - multicolored, snap-together building ... a high-tech police surveillance truck accessorized with a three-wheeled motorcycle to apprehend fleeing suspects. ... But prescription does not entail subscription, instructions can be disregarded, and the blocks of the LEGO surveillance truck serve equally well to make a tuktuk, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Global Cities Reader|
|Author||:||Neil Brenner, Roger Keil|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2006|