Globalization In The Global City

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The thesis of 'the global city ' is fundamental to understand the global dynamics that have transformed the cities in the last decades. The global city refers to the linkages of cities within the context of a global economic market. There are different key aspects of the urban geography that can indicate this interdependence among global cities as, for example, the expansion of the APS or the growth of TCN in the CBD , the places are considered highly influential in the global cities due to the digital infrastructure (Sassen, 2005, pp.28-40).
Whether the local urban policies should adapt or not to the global city model is one frequent question in the academic debate because the global city has negatively impact on the increase of social polarization as a result of the new economics
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One argument supporting this statement is that the imminent apparition of the globalization in cities is requiring a rapid adaptation of urban policies to the global dynamics and global market. Thus, otherwise, there are not choice for city planners other than to adapt to the global city system.
The geographers argue that cities had suffered a transformation with the apparition of globalization (Newman & Thornley, pp.02; Da Cunha, et al., 2012, pp. 69). Consequently, the City Councils had readjusted the local policies to make their cities competitive within the global cities framework. Contrarily, the lack of adjustment to global city patterns. might cause difficulties for cities to participate in this global system.
Global cities in the North of Asia are one evidence on how urban policies adapted to the globalization demands. In the last decades of the XXth century, China has seen the need to adjust the socialist policies to the globalization demand, for example, the market liberalization is one evidence of the pressure of local policies in China to adapt to this global phenomenon (Wei et al., 2006,
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