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The urban link : why global cities matter for global governance

Acuto, Michele

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This thesis is about the importance of global cities for world politics. While there is a growing body of literature concerned with explaining the transformation of the international order, almost no theorization has taken into account the key metropolises of our time as elements of these revolutions. I seek to overcome this gap by demonstrating how global cities have a pervasive agency in contemporary global governance. They, I argue, are influential both in an 'actively passive' sense,...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151490

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