TITLE

Taipei as a Global City: A Theoretical and Empirical Examination

AUTHOR(S)
Chia-Huang Wang
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Urban Studies (Routledge);Feb2003, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The paper discusses Taipei's status as a regional global city within the context of the theoretical framework of Hill and Kim. The discussion is based on both theoretical and empirical considerations. On the one hand, theoretical discourses revolving around global cities tend to ignore the possible variations between global cities, so much so that the type based on New York has been regarded as a standard global city and the politico-economic peculiarities of Tokyo and Seoul have tended to be downplayed. On the other hand, Taipei, a Third World city that might gain the status of a regional global city, has not hitherto received extensive examination and observation. Resorting to the binary framework formulated by Hill and Kim to emphasise the salient features of Tokyo and Seoul, the author describes and underscores Taipei's development experiences.
ACCESSION #
9090322

 

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