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The Global City
An exploration of the global city as a complex meeting-point.
# 135760 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Business (International) , Economics (Globalization)


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The paper briefly synthesizes the works of three critical scholars - Katharyne Mitchell, David Ley, and Saskia Sassen - and asserts that, while all of their works offer interesting insights into globalization and the new urban metropolis, they all overlook one thing: why are so many organizations and businesses flocking to certain global cities when improved communication and the internet makes it possible to do so much of one's business from remote locations? The paper explores why there is something beyond merely the technical and financial concentrations of services and goods in global cities that brings people and businesses there.

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"The following paper will briefly synthesize the works of three critical scholars - Katharyne Mitchell, David Ley, and Saskia Sassen - and assert that, while all of their works offer interesting insights into globalization and the new urban metropolis, they all overlook one thing: why are so many organizations and businesses (and people, too) flocking to certain global cities when improved communication and the internet makes it possible to do so much of one's business from remote locations? In short, if geographic concentration is less imperative than in the past..."

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