Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Finding the global city: An analytical journey through the 'invisible college'

Acuto, Michele


Saskia Sassen's concept of the 'global city' has evolved in a complex relation with other urban, economic and social students that deal with these strategic sites of the contemporary global urban architecture. This multidisciplinary set of authors could be metaphorically grouped within what John Friedmann described as the 'invisible college' of world city researchers. In light of this tradition, the global city is described here in its various theoretical guises, in a chronological account from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Urban Studies
DOI: 10.1177/0042098010392081


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Acuto_Finding_the_global_city:_An_2011.pdf350.66 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator