Rusteikienė J. (2008) Urban globalization: political, economical and socio-cultural changes. Global Academic Society Journal: Social Science Insight, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 35-45. ISSN 2029-0365 Download/print: *.pdf. Author: Jūratė Rusteikienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania Abstract The paper analyses globalization as a phenomenon, which affects all spheres of life including urban development and expansion.