Search for dissertations about: "New York City politics"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words New York City politics.

  1. 1. The Global City 2.0 : An International Political Actor Beyond Economism?

    Author : Kristin Ljungkvist; Nils Hertting; Stefano Guzzini; Bo Bengtsson; Jan Aart Scholte; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Global City; urban security; cities and globalization; counterterrorism; cities and climate change mitigation; New York City politics; role conception; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to increase our understanding of the Global City’s pursuit of what can be regarded as independent foreign and security policies, despite the fact that such policies have traditionally been considered to be a core function of central governments. By studying how the Global City’s role in the globalized world is constructed in local public narratives as the local government develops and pursues specific international policies, the thesis argues, we can come closer to an understanding of what it means to be and to govern a Global City, and why its local government find it to be in the city’s interest to claim international political authority. READ MORE