Half Title Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
Notes on the Editors and Contributors.
The Globalized City.
2: Locating Transnational Urban Connections Beyond World City Networks.
3: Frontier Financial Cities.
4: Eventful Cities: Strategies for Event-Based Urban Development.
Urban Entrepreneurialism, Branding, Governance.
5: Twin Cities: Territorial and Relational Urbanism.
6: Idealizing the European City in a Neoliberal Age.
7: City Branding as a Governance Strategy.
Marginality, Risk and Resilience.
8: Territorial Stigmatization: Symbolic Defamation and the Contemporary Metropolis.
9: The Liminal City: Gender, Mobility and Governance in a Twenty-first Century African City1.
10: Constructing and Contesting Resilience in Post-Disaster Urban Communities.
Suburbs and Suburbanization: Stratification, Sprawl and Sustainability.
11: Emerging Geographies of Suburban Disadvantage.
12: The Climate Change Challenge.
13: Social Construction of Smart Growth Policies and Strategies.
Distinctive and Visible Cities.
14: The Global Art City.
15: Lights, City, Action….
16: On Urban (In)Visibilities.
17: Events as Creative District Generators? Beyond the Conventional Wisdom.
18: Mega-Events in Emerging Nations and the Festivalization of the Urban Backstage: The Cases of Brazil and South Africa.
19: Urban Cultural Movements and the Night: Struggling for the ‘Right to the Creative (Party) City’ in Geneva.
20: Creative Cities – An International Perspective.
21: Moving to Meet and Make: Rethinking Creativity in Making Things Take Place.
22: Creative Clusters in Urban Spaces.
23: Rebalancing the Creative City After 20 Years of Debate.
Urbanization, Urbanity and Urban Lifestyles.
24: Urbanization and Housing in Africa.
25: Differentiated Residential Orientations of Class Fractions.
26: Some Scenes of Urban Life.
27: Urban Foodscapes: Repositioning Food in Urban Studies Through the Case of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside1.
New Directions in Urban Theory.
28: African Ideas of the Urban.
29: New Frontiers in Researching Chinese Cities.
30: Informal Settlement and Assemblage Theory.
31: The Changing Urban Future: The Views of the Media and Academics.
32: Olympic Futures and Urban Imaginings: from Albertopolis to Olympicopolis.
33: Experiencing the Hybrid City: The Role of Digital Technology in Public Urban Places.
34: The New Urban World: Challenges and Policy with Respect to Shrinking Cities.