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Cities and global governance

Michael Mark Amen

Cities and global governance

new sites for international relations

by Michael Mark Amen

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Globalization,
  • Case studies,
  • International cooperation,
  • Political aspects,
  • Municipal government,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Subnational governments

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mark Amen ... [et al.].
    SeriesGlobal interdisciplinary studies series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ4059 .C57 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25039425M
    ISBN 109781409408932, 9781409408949
    LC Control Number2011920500

      Increasingly, cities are asserting themselves as international actors while also coming to be regulated by global lawmaking processes. This subject offers an in-depth inquiry into international law and global governance, viewed through the lens of the city. His next book, Global Cities and Global Order, will be published by Oxford University Press in , and examines the importance of global cities in the transformation of world order. 2 Benjamin Barber, If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities (London: Yale University Press, ).

    This book examines the politics shaping whether, how and to what extent cities engage in global climate governance. By studying the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and drawing on scholarship from international relations, social movements, global governance and field theory, the book introduces a theory of global urban governance fields. Global governance or world governance is a movement towards political cooperation among transnational actors, aimed at negotiating responses to problems that affect more than one state or region. Institutions of global governance—the United Nations, the International Criminal Court, the World Bank, etc.—tend to have limited or demarcated power to enforce compliance.

    As Amen et al. () state in the introduction of Cities and Global Governance: New Sites of International Relations, 'evidence about the global role of cities', which they see as running counter. Get this from a library! The UN system and cities in global governance. [Chadwick F Alger] -- This is the second volume to commemorate the 90th birthday of the distinguished scholar Chadwick F. Alger to honor his lifetime achievement in international relations and as President of the.


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Scholarly concern over the role of cities as sites for global governance and the organization of global activities has increased substantially over the past 25 years.

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Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 23 May Cited by: 2. The essays in this book address this timely question through a complementary set of case studies that demonstrate the varied mechanisms and ways by which cities and regions, or the sub-national, are critical to global governance of diplomacy, environmental politics, and other : Hardcover.

The essays in this book address this timely question through a complementary set of case studies that demonstrate the varied mechanisms and ways by which cities and regions, or the sub-national, are critical to global governance of diplomacy, environmental politics, and other domains.

As a result of global dynamics―the increasing interconnection of people and places―innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet. This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our increasingly global and increasingly urban world.

Book Description. Case study rich, this volume advances our understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance.

The editors call for innovation in international relations theory with case studies that add breadth to theorizing the role sub-national political actors play in global affairs.

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Toly, Patricia L. McCarney, Klaus Segbers, Mark Amen, Noah J. Toly, Patricia L. McCarney, Klaus Segbers. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Cities and global governance: new sites for international relations. [Michael Mark Amen;] -- Case study rich, this volume advances our understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance. The editors call for innovation in international relations theory with case studies.

The Global City shows that even as the Global City engages in various global issues such as global environmental governance or counterterrorism, such pursuit will be framed and rationalized in terms of the city’s economic growth.

The quest for growth and global competitiveness are not necessarily the only available meanings attached to.

Get this from a library. Cities and global governance: new sites for international relations. [Michael Mark Amen;] -- This volume advances understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance, demanding innovation in international relations theory.

A rich assortment of case studies adds breadth to. This book illustrates the importance of global cities for world politics and highlights the diplomatic connections between cities and global governance. While there is a growing body of literature concerned with explaining the transformations of the international order, little theorisation has taken into account the key metropolises of our time as elements of these revolutions.

The volume. Get this from a library. Cities and Global Governance: New Sites for International Relations. [Michael Mark Amen; Noah J Toly; Patricia L McCarney] -- This volume advances understanding of the significance of 'the city' in global governance, demanding innovation in international relations theory.

A rich assortment of case studies adds breadth to. The essays in this book address this timely question through a complementary set of case studies that demonstrate the varied mechanisms and ways by which cities and regions, or the sub-national, are critical to global governance of diplomacy, environmental politics, and other domains.

After a brief introduction by Chad F. Alger this volume presents six of his key texts on The UN System and Cities in Global Governance, focusing on “Cities as arenas for participatory learning in global citizenship”; “The Impact of Cities on International Systems”; “Perceiving, Analysing and Coping With the Local-Global Nexus.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Global Interdisciplinary Studies: Cities and Global Governance: New Sites for International Relations (Hardcover) at The tragic events of 9/11 and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have driven fundamental changes in global governance and international relations. Reporting on the plenary meeting of.

The seminar will explore how the global and local politics of cities intersect in light of their growing influence in the global governance system. In other words, we will zoom in on the place and role of cities as the central link between the grand narratives of global agendas and the everyday realities of their local implementation.

“Global governance” is a term that came around mostly from a bunch of academics who were looking at the world’s agenda, everything from climate change to security issues, to economic.Cities in global governance: an introduction -- 2. Cities as arenas for participatory learning in global citizenship -- 3.

The impact of cities on international systems -- 4. Perceiving, analysing and coping with the local-global nexus -- 5.Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and a member of the Committee for Global Thought at Columbia University.

She is the author of many books, including Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (), The Global City (, second edition), and Cities in a World Economy (, fifth edition).