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Title: Megaregions: foundations, frailties, futures
Authors: Harrison, John
Hoyler, Michael
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar © John Harrison and Michael Hoyler
Citation: HARRISON, J. and HOYLER, M., 2015. Megaregions: foundations, frailties, futures. IN: Harrison, J. and Hoyler, M. (eds.) Megaregions Globalization’s New Urban Form? Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, pp.1-28
Abstract: In the first section we aim to critically examine the foundations upon which the megaregion discourse has been constructed. In so doing, we conceptualize the position occupied by the megaregion in debates prior to the onset of globalization, and then discuss how the concept has been reawakened during globalization. The second section then explores four separate, yet interrelated, lines of argumentation which cut into the megaregional debate as it is currently constructed and form the basis for developing a more critical approach toward megaregional research. We conclude with some cautionary remarks about the challenges and opportunities for near-future megaregional research.
Description: This is Chapter 1 in the book, Megaregions: Globalization's New Urban Form? Material is copyrighted and that any download is for personal use only.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.4337/9781782547907.00007
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/16584
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781782547907.00007
ISBN: 9781782547891
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