Globalization and the Rise of City-regions

  title={Globalization and the Rise of City-regions},
  author={Allen J. Scott},
  journal={European Planning Studies},
  pages={813 - 826}
  • A. Scott
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Economics, History
  • European Planning Studies
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