TURB 210 Week 3 Notes-Gloablization
TURB 210 Week 3 Notes-Gloablization TURB 210
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Amber Schindler on Friday October 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to TURB 210 at University of Washington taught by Anthony Falit-Baiamonte in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see Urban Society and Culture in School of Public and Environmental Affairs at University of Washington.
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T URB 210 Globalization Globalizations I Global Cities I Command and control posts in the global economy Jobs I Office jobs high class Corporate service jobs and HQ globalized production networks Ex law finance accounting marketing IT Informal jobs low class EX janitors food construction retail 0 Basic themes I Foreign investments I Infrastructure for a megacity I Politics ex World Trade Organization I Rebuilding I Immigration Increases interconnectedness if different parts of the world economic political and cultural processes in charge However global power is uneven There is a mutual constitutive relationship between local and global processes Globalization is not a new concept however current global articulationis Global Network of Cities Summary 0 NYC London and Tokyo are considered to the most prominent of world cities I Functioning centers of finance gateways for immigrants international institutions and major universities Leading global markets Clustering of specializedadvanced businesses Concentrations of Corporate Headquarters Sites of IGOs and NGOs Media Dominance In ux of immigrants Low wageInformal Service Sectors Significant levels of inequality OOOOOOOO Neoliberalism brief summary Free market economicslaissez faire capitalism Refers to economic liberalism 0 Impact of neoliberalism in Core cities Cuts in public service and welfare Restrictions on unions Privatization of public services education health care sanitation etc Growth of casual work temporary jobs and parttime Reinvestment in certain central city real estate markets Concentration of jobs in both corporate services and informal services In ux of immigrants 0 Impact of neoliberalism in Periphery cities Cuts in public services Privatization of public services Growth of informal work Increasing inequality Environmental problems associated with unregulated manufacturing 0 Many manufacturing jobs don t pay a living wage are footloose in face of rising costs andor labor organizations 0 In ux of displaced rural populations with the growth of megacities