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Taylor, Peter J. (Peter James) 1944-

Works: 85 works in 655 publications in 4 languages and 12,572 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Creator
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Most widely held works by Peter J Taylor
Political geography : world-economy, nation-state and locality by Peter J Taylor( Book )

97 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and Arabic and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dramatic changes have occurred in the political world arena since the publication of the last edition of this classic text. New states have arrived on the world stage, and as we approach the Millennium the geopolitical order of the 90s continues to transform. Political Geography relates these global processes to the day-to-day experience, fully integrating diverse politics across geographical scales and providing an essential introduction to the growth and impact of globalization." "This fourth edition remains a core text for students of political geography, international relations and political science and all social scientists adopting a world systems approach."--Jacket
World government( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of governments and politics worldwide
Geographies of global change : remapping the world in the late twentieth century by R. J Johnston( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This te×tbook provides students with a series of challenging and revealing perspectives on the trends, trajectories and ideas of the 1990s. Geographers from all over the world have been commissioned to address the questions of how and why the world has changed, is changing, and continues to do so
A World in crisis? : geographical perspectives by Peter J Taylor( Book )

39 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Italian and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1970′s witnessed widespread recognition of the world as a single, interconnecting whole. The 1980′s have shown that this whole is not operating as a self–sustaining system. In short we appear to live in a world in crisis– manifesting itself in hunger, poverty, debt, conflict, statelessness and war, as well as in the accelerating degradation of the natural environment. The geographical perspectives of World in Crisis? – in this completely revised and updated edition – show the interlinking nature of global, regional, and local problems and, further, that these are not uniquely economic, ecological, political or social, but all these and more. -- Publisher description
Modernities : a geohistorical interpretation by Peter J Taylor( )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Modern', 'modernity', 'modernism', 'modernization': these notions convey an important cluster of ideas which aim to describe the world in which we live. But the premises underlying these ideas are becoming outdated. They tend to assume a link between modernity and industrialism which can no longer be sustained. The author moves beyond these limitations by proposing a world of multiple modernities of which industrial modernity is but one. Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three 'prime modernities' which have defined the development of our modern world: today's consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was itself preceded by mercantile modernity. In each case one particular country is implicated in the creation of the new modernity, first the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century, followed by the British industrial revolution, and finally Americanization in our times, sometimes known as the consumer revolution. Using this geohistorical framework of multiple modernities, old conundrums seem much less difficult: the rapid demise of the USSR, the growth of suburbia, the erosion of the state, the rise of environmentalism, the ambiguity of home life, the emergency of McWorld, and the threat of globalization are all brought into new focus. But one critical question remains. Is the Earth big enough for the creation of a modern global society to satisfy us all? This concise and wide-ranging book will be essential reading for students of human geography, historical geography, sociology and social theory, and it will be of interest to anyone concerned with the debate about modernity and postmodernity
World city network : a global urban analysis by Peter J Taylor( Book )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World City Network interprets cities as global service centres. With the advent of multinational corporations, the traditional urban service function has 'gone global'. In order to provide services to globalizing corporate clients, the offices of major financial and business service firms across the world have created a new network. It is the myriad of flows between office towers in different metropolitan centres that form the world city network. Through an analysis of the location strategies of 100 leading global service firms across 315 cities, this book assesses cities in terms of their overall network connectivity, their connectivity by service sector, and their connectivity by world region."--Jacket
Cities in globalization : practices, policies and theories by Peter J Taylor( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite traditionally being a strong research topic in urban studies, inter-city relations had become grossly neglected until recently, when it was placed back on the research agenda with the advent of studies of world/global cities. More recently the 'external relations' of cities have taken their place alongside 'internal relations' within cities to constitute the full nature of cities. This collection of essays on how and why cities are connecting to each other in a globalizing world provides evidence for a new city-centered geography that is emerging in the twenty-first century. Cities in Globalization covers four key themes beginning with the different ways of measuring a 'world city network', ranging from analyses of corporate structures to airline passenger flows. Second is the recent European advances in studying 'urban systems' which are compared to the Anglo-American city networks approach. These chapters add conceptual vigour to traditional themes and provide findings on European cities in globalization. Thirdly the political implications of these new geographies of flows are considered in a variety of contexts: the localism of city planning, specialist 'political world cities', and the 'war on terror'. Finally, there are a series of chapters that critically review the state of our knowledge on contemporary relations between cities in globalization. Cities in Globalization provides an up-to-date assembly of leading American and European researchers reporting their ideas on the critical issue of how cities are faring in contemporary globalization and is highly illustrated throughout with over forty figures and tables
World cities in a world-system by Paul L Knox( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cities such as New York, Tokyo and London are the centres of transnational corporate headquarters, of international finance, transnational institutions, and telecommunications. They are the dominant loci in the contemporary world economy, and the influence of a relatively small number of cities within world affairs has been a feature of the shift from an international to a more global economy which took place during the 1970s and 1980s. This book brings together the leading researchers in the field to write seventeen original essays which cover both the theoretical and practical issues involved. They examine the nature of world cities, and their demands as special places in need of specific urban policies; the relationship between world cities within global networks of economic flows; and the relationship between world city research and world-systems analysis and other theoretical frameworks
Geography of elections by Peter J Taylor( Book )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within an international framework, this work provides a fully comprehensive approach to the geographical coverage of elections. Numerous applications of ides and concepts from human geography are incorporated into a new political context, illustrating the manner in which electoral patterns reflect and help produce the overall geography of a region or state. Discussions of various topics are well supported by numerous maps and diagrams which help clarify arguemnts and serve to define elections within their basic geographical context
Political geography of the twentieth century : a global analysis by Peter J Taylor( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political studies from spatial perspectives : Anglo-American essays on political geography( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political geography : recent advances and future directions( Book )

11 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory and applications of numerical analysis by G. M Phillips( )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Section and party : a political geography of American presidential elections, from Andrew Jackson to Ronald Reagan by J. Clark Archer( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain and the cold war : 1945 as geopolitical transition by Peter J Taylor( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American century : consensus and coercion in the projection of American power( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In bringing together studies of Americanisation and American imperialism, this volume assesses how far the twentieth century can be seen as the American century. The contributors conclude by asking whether we are entering a second American century
Developments in electoral geography by R. J Johnston( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this collection show how electoral geography has shifted from empiricist activity towards a closer involvement with the wider issues addressed by social scientists. They illustrate the potential contributions that electoral geographers can make towards the understanding of global, national and local societies
Extraordinary Cities : Millennia of Moral Syndromes, World-systems and City/State Relations by Peter J Taylor( Book )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accepting that cities are extraordinary, this book provides an original city-centred narrative of human creativity, past, present and future
Working, housing : urbanizing - the International Year of Global Understanding - IYGU by Jennifer Robinson( )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents an incisive outline of the historical development and geography of cities. It focuses on three themes that constitute essential foundations for any understanding of urban form and function. These are: (a) the shifting patterns of urbanization through historical time, (b) the role of cities as centers of production and work in a globalizing world, and (c) the diverse housing and shelter needs of urban populations. The book also explores a number of critical urban problems and the political challenges that they pose. Empirical evidence from urban situations on all five continents is brought into play throughout the discussion
Global urban analysis : a survey of cities in globalization by Peter J Taylor( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative services, for media. These data - involving up to 2000 firms and over 500 cities - provide evidence for both how the leading cities, sometimes called global cities, are coming to dominate the world economy, and how hundreds of other cities are faring in this brave new urban world. Thus can the likes of Lon
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Geographies of global change : remapping the world in the late twentieth century
Alternative Names
Peter J. Taylor Brits geograaf

Taylor, P. J.

Taylor, P.J. 1944-

Taylor, P. J. (Peter James)

Taylor, P. J. (Peter James), 1944-

Taylor, Peter

Taylor, Peter 1944-

Taylor, Peter J.

Taylor, Peter James 1944-

بيتر تيلور، 1944-

پیتر جی تیلور

テイラー, P. J.

テイラー, ピーター J

テーラー, ピーター・ジェームズ


English (456)

Italian (7)

Arabic (3)

Spanish (1)

Geographies of global change : remapping the world in the late twentieth centuryA World in crisis? : geographical perspectivesModernities : a geohistorical interpretationWorld city network : a global urban analysisCities in globalization : practices, policies and theoriesWorld cities in a world-systemTheory and applications of numerical analysisThe American century : consensus and coercion in the projection of American powerGlobal urban analysis : a survey of cities in globalization