City-REDI Book Club – Global City Makers: Economic Actors and Practices in the World City Network

In the second edition of the City-REDI Book Club, Dr Charlotte Hoole reviews “Global City Makers: Economic Actors and Practices in the World City Network” by Michael Hoyler, Christof Parnreiter and Allan Watson.  In an era of globalisation and rapid urbanisation, the city has become an important unit of analysis for understanding urban systems. This … Continue reading “City-REDI Book Club – Global City Makers: Economic Actors and Practices in the World City Network”

City-REDI Book Club – The Wealth and Poverty of Cities: Why Nations Matter

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to stay at home, it is increasingly changing our ways of living and working. Major phone networks and internet providers in the UK have reported a surge in demand whilst the online streaming platform Netflix has reduced its streaming quality to respond to increased traffic. Remote working tools such … Continue reading “City-REDI Book Club – The Wealth and Poverty of Cities: Why Nations Matter”