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Cities in a world economy

Author: Saskia Sassen
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif : Pine Forge Press, 2012.
Series: Sociology for a New Century
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th editionView all editions and formats

Cutting edge update of Sasia Sassen's popular exploration of how rapid and wide-spread developments in the areas of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation:  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saskia Sassen
ISBN: 9781412988032 1412988039
OCLC Number: 895375249
Description: XXII, 399 p. : tab., fig. ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Place and Production in the Global EconomyChapter 2. The Urban Impact of Economic GlobalizationChapter 3. National and Transnational Urban SystemsChapter 4. The New Urban Economy: The Intersection of Global Processes and PlaceChapter 5. Issues and Case Studies in the New Urban EconomyChapter 6. The New Inequalities Within CitiesChapter 7. Global Cities and Global Survival CircuitsChapter 8. The Urbanizing of Global Governance ChallengesChapter 9. A New Geography of Centers and Margins
Series Title: Sociology for a New Century
Responsibility: Saskia Sassen.


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