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Kasarda, John D. (2009). Aviation Infrastructure, Competitiveness, and Aerotropolis Development in the Global Economy: Making Shanghai China’s True Gateway City.. Chen, Xiangming (Ed.) (pp. 49-72). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.


This collection places Shanghai's unprecedented rise in a rare comparative examination of US cities, as well as with Asian megacities Singapore and Hong Kong, providing a nuanced account of how Shanghai's politics, economy, society, and space have been transformed by macro- and micro-level forces.

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Globalization and Community


Kasarda, John D.