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Friday, March 21 • 2:05pm - 3:25pm
FR3.02 International City Networks

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Moderator: Jerome Hodos, Franklin & Marshall College

  • The Level of Integrity of Singapore as a Pacific Asian Global City Into the World City Network
    Mohammad Ali Behbahani, Politecnico di Milano

  • Understanding Public Engagement in Municipal International Cooperation
    Patricia Ciorici, Rutgers University

  • Unpacking the Global City Formation Process in Philadelphia and Shanghai: A Comparison of Least-Similar Cases
    Jerome Hodos, Franklin & Marshall College; Richardson Dilworth, Drexel University

  • Globalization and the Impact on the Routine of Women
    Valerie A. Purry, Jackson State University

  • Marketization, Public Services and the City: The Potential for Polanyian Counter Movements
    Mildred Warner, Cornell University; Judith Clifton, University of Cantabria, Spain


Mohammad Ali Behbahani

PhD Candidate in Spatial Planning and Urban Development, Politecnico di Milano
I research on the areas of urban and regional planning; local and regional competitiveness in specialized economic circuits; governance structure, institutions, policies, and regulations analysis; decision making models; the emergence of new towns with specialized-function in (post) oil-based economic countries; economies of agglomeration; urbanization; globalization and world city network; analysis and evaluation of Middle East's (in... Read More →

Patricia Ciorici

Rutgers University

Richardson Dilworth

Drexel University

Jerome Hodos

Franklin & Marshall College
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Valerie A. Purry

Adjunct/Office Professional, Jackson State University
Valerie A. Purry originally from Oakland, California has been residing in Brandon, Mississippi for twenty years. She attended Cal State University Hayward for three years studied Criminal Justice Administration. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice concentration in Juvenile Justice, and has a Master of Arts degree in Criminology, as well as a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning with a... Read More →

Mildred Warner

Cornell University


Judith Clifton

University of Cantabrida, Spain


Jerome Hodos

Franklin & Marshall College

Friday March 21, 2014 2:05pm - 3:25pm
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)