Monthly Archives: November 2014

Financialization of the urban: what is it and why does it matter?

Introduction There is something unique about the way in which cities have grown and transformed in recent decades that relates to the financialization of the economy in general and to the real estate and urban development sectors in particular. Globalization … Continue reading

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Seeking Identity in the “Chinese” Nation

As I have watched the recent “Umbrella Revolution”in Hong Kong unfold, I was once again reminded that China is not the “unified”multinational state that nation’s government leaders portray it to be.  Civil unrest is not uncommon in Chinese territory and … Continue reading

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