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World City Syndrome: Neoliberalism and Inequality in Cape Town

by David A. McDonald
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The literature on world cities has had an enormous influence on urban theory and planning alike. From Manila to London, academics and policy makers have attempted to understand, and to some extent strive for, world city status. This book is a study of Cape Towns standing in this network of urban centres, and an investigation of the conceptual appropriateness of this wor