Service industries and Asia-Pacific cities : new development trajectories /

During the second half of the twentieth century, development in the Asia-Pacific region has been dominated by industrialization. However, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, services, in particular, finance, information and creative services, have become deeply embedded in the processes of...

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Other Authors: Daniels, P. W., Ho, Kong-Chong, 1955-, Hutton, T. A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series:Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 57.
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Summary:During the second half of the twentieth century, development in the Asia-Pacific region has been dominated by industrialization. However, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, services, in particular, finance, information and creative services, have become deeply embedded in the processes of urban growth. In Asia-Pacific the rise of service industries has lead to national modernization programmes and globalization strategies. Services are also driving change in the internal form of city regions and are being actively deployed as instruments of metropolitan reconfiguration and land use.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xix, 332 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:020339058X
9780203390580
9780415327497
0415327490
1280152338
9781280152337