The Global Edge : Miami in the Twenty-First Century, Hardback Book

The Global Edge : Miami in the Twenty-First Century Hardback

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Over the last quarter century, no other city like Miami has rapidly transformed into a global city.

The Global Edge charts the social tensions and unexpected consequences of this remarkable process of change.

Acting as a follow-up to the highly successful City on the Edge, The Global Edge examines Miami in the context of globalization and scrutinizes its newfound place as a major international city.

Written by two well-known scholars in the field, the book examines Miami's rise as a finance and banking center and the simultaneous emergence of a highly diverse but contentious ethnic mosaic.

The Global Edge serves as a case study of Miami's present cultural, economic, and political transformation, and describes how its future course can provide key lessons for other metropolitan areas throughout the world.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 7 b-w maps, 31 b-w photos, 2 c
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Migration, immigration & emigration
  • ISBN: 9780520297104

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