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Baqeri H, Ebnereza S M, Sahrayi F. Identifying Economic Globalization Strategies in Urban Diplomacy (Case Study: Tehran Metropolis). IUESA. 2016; 4 (16) :87-106
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1- Imam Hossein University, Tehrab, Iran
2- Imam Hossein University, Tehrab, Iran Seyyed Majid Ebnereza
3- Imam Hossein University, Tehrab, Iran Seyyed Majid Ebnereza , faramarzsahraei@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (3864 Views)

In the past two decades, economic globalization has changed many human life arenas in different areas of the world. In this regard, metropolises, affected by manifestations of globalization, create a new form of diplomacy, called as urban diplomacy, by promoting their economic status, infrastructures, etc. It has been tried in this paper to explain and analyze the relationship between economic globalization and urban diplomacy by using quantitative-analytical SWOT model, qualitative method of brainstorming to present a systematic image of strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities of economic globalization effects on urban diplomacy of Tehran Metropolis and its diplomacy structure facing with manifestations of economic globalization. The methodology is descriptive-analytical by using library resources and SWOT analytical model by weighting indexes through brainstorming method with 30 economics and diplomacy experts to explain the relationship between economic globalization and urban diplomacy, and the role of Tehran Metropolis in this arena. Research findings indicated that a type of globalization entitled globalization-localization model has better fitness for Tehran Metropolis. This model is consistent with globalization necessities and urban diplomacy aspects of Tehran Metropolis with local conditions in order to balance localization with globalization.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/05/29 | Accepted: 2016/09/11 | Published: 2016/12/20

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