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close this bookEmerging World Cities in Pacific Asia (UNU, 1996, 528 pages)
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View the documentThe functional world city system
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close this folderPart 1. Global - Asia - Pacific functional linkages
close this folderGlobal restructuring and emerging urban corridors in Pacific Asia
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close this folderInternational transport and communications interactions between Pacific Asia's emerging world cities
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close this folderPart 2. Changing Asia-Pacific world cities
close this folderThe Japanese urban system and the growing centrality of Tokyo in the global economy
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close this folderSeoul: A global city in a nation of rapid growth
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close this folderGlobalization and the urban system in Taiwan
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close this folderGlobalization and the urban system in China
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close this folderGlobal influences on recent urbanization trends in the Philippines
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close this folderThe changing urban system in a fast-growing city and economy: The case of Bangkok and Thailand
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close this folderEmerging urban trends and the globalizing economy in Malaysia
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close this folderJabotabek and globalization
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close this folderThe Singapore-Johore-Riau Growth triangle: An emerging extended metropolitan region
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close this folderThe Hong Kong-Zhujiang Delta and the world city system
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close this folderThe evolving urban system in North-East Asia
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Contributors

Sang-Chuel Choe, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

David K. Y. Chu, Department of Geography, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Sung Woong Hong, Construction and Economy Research Institute of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Medhi Krongkaew, Faculty of Economics, Thamasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Lee Boon Thong, Department of Geography, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fu-chen Lo, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan

T. G. McGee, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Scott Macleod, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Peter J. Rimmer, Department of Human Geography, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Budhy Tjahjati S. Soejijoko, National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), Jakarta, Indonesia

Orville Solon, Faculty of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Noriyuki Sugiura, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan

Junjiro Takahashi, Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio University, Japan

H. H. Tsai, Council for Economic Planning and Development, Taipei, Taiwan

Xueqiang Xu, Department of Geography, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China

Anthony Gar-on Yeh, Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Yue-man Yeung, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong