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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Table of Contents:
  • Service industries and Asia-Pacific cities : introduction and overview / P.W. Daniels, K.C. Ho and T.A. Hutton
  • Services, globalization and the Asia-Pacific Region / P.W. Daniels
  • Services and urban development in the Asia-Pacific Region / T.A. Hutton
  • The social geography of the service economy in global cities / David Ley
  • Service industries and occupational change / K.C. Ho
  • The bazaar and the normal : informalization and tertiarization in urban Asia / Michael Leaf
  • Localizing international business services investment : the advertising industry in Southeast Asia / Larissa Muller
  • Producer services and industrial linkages in the Hong Kong-Pearl River Delta region / Anthony G.O. Yeh
  • Hong Kong's changing role as a global city : the perspective of Japanese electronic MNCs / David W. Edgington and Roger Hayter
  • Assembling the 'global schoolhouse' in Pacific Asia : the case of Singapore / Kris Olds and Nigel Thrift
  • Air cargo services, global production networks and competitive advantage in Asian city-regions / Thomas R. Leinbach and John T. Bowen, Jr.
  • Understanding mega city-region development : a case study of Melbourne / Kevin O'Connor
  • Service industries and development trajectories in the Seattle metropolitan region / W.B. Beyers
  • Service industries and transformation of city-regions in globalizing China : new testing ground for theoretical reconstruction / George C.S. Lin
  • IT service industries and the transformation of Seoul / Sam Ock Park and Ji Sun Choi
  • Epilogue / P.W. Daniels, K.C. Ho and T.A. Hutton.