Skip to main content

Globalization from below: Birmingham – postcolonial workshop of the world?

Buy Article:

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Birmingham is re–inventing itself through a strategy of prestige city centre regeneration. Drawing on the theoretical lenses of transnationalism and postcolonialism, we sketch one alternative vision of Birmingham’s economic place in the world. Through a focus on ‘ethnic diversity’, and the subsequent distinctiveness of the city’s economy, this paper re–visions Birmingham as a ‘global’ city. Reflecting on a ‘politics of scale’, we highlight a ‘globalization from below’ that draws on the city’s residents and their histories
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Birmingham; economy; politics of scale; transnationalism

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, University of Newcastle [email protected] 2: School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Publication date: 2002-06-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more