Saskia Sassen is an internationally recognized expert on globalization whose Now available in paperback, Globalization and Its Discontents is a collection of. Essays discuss the effects of globalization on the nation-state, looking at dealings that both strengthen and weaken the national idea, creating a concentration of. Globalization and its Discontents. Saskia Sassen. (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark. Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords, State.

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Globalization and Its Discontents

Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. Sassen coined the term global city. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Globalization and Its Discontents: Jose Moraga rated it really liked it Oct 04, Lisa rated it really liked it Nov 19, Bryan rated it really liked it Jan globalizzation, Lists with This Book.

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Saskia Sassen is an internationally recognized expert on globalization whose writings have appeared in journals and magazines worldwide. Dscontents rated it really liked it May 17, They are important factors in the increasing polarization of income.


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Globalization and Its Discontents by Saskia Sassen

Groundbreaking essays on the new global economy from an “expert observer” Forecast. Holly rated it liked it Dec 01, If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. The resulting chapters offer an original and meticulously argued approach for exploring the socio-political ramifications of globalization on the laws and boundaries of what Sassen calls “global cities”.

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The ten essays were originally published between and in publications as diverse as the Urban Technology Journal and the Yale Law Journal. Trivia About Globalization and Saskia Sassen is a professor of sociology at Columbia University. Don’t have an account? However, Globalization and Its Discontents is valuable not only because it discusses several important but neglected or even concealed issues, but also because it is written with compassion and a concern for equity.


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You’ve reached your article limit. Sassen’s books have been translated into 21 languages. The book, however, is better at observation lhan solution, offering little insight into how better policies could help prevent or mitigate the myriad of problems identified.

This collection of essays asks if globalization is killing off the nation state. Now available in paperback, Globalization and Its Discontents is a collection of Sassen’s essays dealing with topics such as the “global city,” gender and migration reconceived as the globalization of laborinformation technology, and the new dynamics of inequality. Account Options Sign in. Refresh and try again. Given the importance of these informal activities to survival for many people, Sassen argues that it is a mistake to criminalize them.

The strong imperative for financial firms to cluster in major financial centres would make such a tax easy to administer. This confirms that you are a human visitor and prevents spam. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments.