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Department
Geography and Planning
Course
JGI216H1
Professor
Herbert Kronzucker
Semester
Fall

Description
JGI 216 September 30, 2010-09-30 Global City Formation Large Metropolises fragility of these places Global City What images? Skyscrapers, stock market, borders, gangs (inequalities), recognizable names, airports, headquarters, developed infrastructures, tourism, history, culture, etc. NY, London, Japan, Singapore -power (dynamic), exchange, capital, flow of information, transnational capitalist class (Wall St. person) WorldGlobal City= interchangeable terms. -economic activity = sped up -disproportionate amounts of business -intangible level ideas, flow of information Two main scholars Saskia Sassen (1
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