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SCHNEIDER-SLIWA R. (ed.):
Cities in transition. Globalization, political change and urban development.

= The GeoJournal Library, Vol. 83. Springer, Dordrecht, 333 pp., 2005.

 

 

Edited by
Rita Schneider-Sliwa

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PART I: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

Global and local forces in cities undergoing political change                        
Rita Schneider-Sliwa

 

PART II: GEOGRAPHICAL CONTEXTS

Hegemony reestablished
BERLIN: Coping with the past – looking ahead
Karl Lenz
JERUSALEM: The political Geography of an eternal city: ethno-territorial fragmentation in a ”united ” Jerusalem
David Newman

Power transferred
HONG KONG: China’s Global City
Werner Breitung
SARAJEVO: Isolation in a country falling apart
Dušan Šimko

Ideology collapsed
MOSCOW: Capital of a decimated world power
Jörg Stadelbauer
ST.PETERSBURG: Kiosks as mediators of the new market economy
Alexander Papadopoulos and Konstantin Axenov
JOHANNESBURG: Life after Apartheid
Jürgen Bähr and Ulrich Jürgens

Horizons expanded
VIENNA: New Perspectives for Vienna: repositioning between East and West
Andrea Kampschulte
BRUSSELS: Pseudo-Capital of Europe
Alexander Papadopoulos

Development handicapped
HANOI & HO CHI MINH CITY: The long struggle of two cities/Recovering from endless war
Rudolf Marr

 

PART III: SYNOPSIS

Global change and local reality
Rita Schneider-Sliwa