Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-05 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
Income inequality, displaced and imprisoned populations, destruction of land and water: today's dislocations cannot be understood in the usual terms of poverty and injustice, Saskia Sassen argues. They are more accurately understood as expulsions--from professional livelihood, from living space, from the very biosphere that makes life possible.
Global Networks, Linked Cities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Cities in a World Economy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-19 - Publisher: SAGE Publications
Cities in a World Economy, Fifth Edition examines the emergence of global cities as a new social formation. As sites of rapid and widespread developments in the areas of finance, information and people, global cities lie at the core of the major processes of globalization. The book reflects the most
Territory, Authority, Rights
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-01 - Publisher: Princeton University Press
Where does the nation-state end and globalization begin? In Territory, Authority, Rights, one of the world's leading authorities on globalization shows how the national state made today's global era possible. Saskia Sassen argues that even while globalization is best understood as "denationalization," it continues to be shaped, channeled, and enabled
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Columbia University Press
What determines the flow of labor and capital in this new global information economy? Who has the capacity to coordinate this new system, to create a measure of order? And what happens to territoriality and sovereignty, two fundamental principles of the modern state? Losing Control? is a major addition to