Cities in a World Economy / Edition 2

Cities in a World Economy / Edition 2

by Saskia Sassen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761986669

ISBN-13: 9780761986669

Pub. Date: 02/15/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, environmental catastrophes, and the multiplication of communication technologies. These developments give new

Overview

The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, environmental catastrophes, and the multiplication of communication technologies. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the centrality of place and the importance of geography in our social world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761986669
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/15/2000
Series:
Sociology for a New Century Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Place and Production in the Global Economy
Chapter 2. The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization
Chapter 3. National and Transnational Urban Systems
Chapter 4. The New Urban Economy: The Intersection of Global Processes and Place
Chapter 5. Issues and Case Studies in the New Urban Economy
Chapter 6. The New Inequalities Within Cities
Chapter 7. Global Cities and Global Survival Circuits
Chapter 8. The Urbanizing of Global Governance Challenges
Chapter 9. A New Geography of Centers and Margins

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