By Noah J. Toly

Case research wealthy, this quantity advances our realizing of the importance of 'the urban' in worldwide governance. The editors demand innovation in diplomacy conception with case stories that upload breadth to theorizing the function sub-national political actors play in worldwide affairs. all the 8 case stories demonstrates varied intersections among the neighborhood and the worldwide and the way those intersections modify the stipulations caused by globalization tactics. The case experiences accomplish that through targeting considered one of 3 sub-themes: the varied ways that towns and sub-national areas effect countryside overseas coverage; many of the dimensions of city imbrications in worldwide environmental politics; or the a number of equipment and criteria used to degree the worldwide roles of towns.

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