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Global cities: Gorillas in our midst

Acuto, Michele


This article calls for greater attention to global cities in the study of world affairs so as to promote a more holistic reading of global governance as a multiscalar set of processes composed by overlapping spheres of authority. The article shows how international studies have been insufficiently sensitive to the strategic role of global cities and how they are capable of acting on the global stage by exerting network power. This sheds light on the multilayered governmentality of global...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Alternatives: Global, Local and Political
DOI: 10.1177/030437541003500405


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