In recent years, cities such as Amsterdam have used the term hub city to define themselves in a global context. Hub cities are cities that play – or aspire to – a crucial role in the international and globalising economy. As such they form a hub, a ‘node’ of relevant traffic. What exactly is meant by this is open to different interpretations.
|Title of host publication||Urban Europe|
|Subtitle of host publication||fifty tales of the city|
|Editors||Virginie Mamadouh, Anne van Wageningen|
|Publisher||Amsterdam University Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|