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

Cities in a World Economy presents sociologists with a new perspective on the study of urban sociology. The decentralization and privatization of the world's economies has radically altered such things as the organization of labour, the structure of consumption, and the distribution of earnings in ways that have yet to be fully realized. In a world economy that is

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Overview

Cities in a World Economy presents sociologists with a new perspective on the study of urban sociology. The decentralization and privatization of the world's economies has radically altered such things as the organization of labour, the structure of consumption, and the distribution of earnings in ways that have yet to be fully realized. In a world economy that is truly more global than it has ever been, the Second Edition of this popular textbook addresses the need to account for the global economies' increasing influence on the social structures of cities.

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

Place and Production in the Global Economy
The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization
New Inequalities among Cities
The New Urban Economy
The Intersection of Global Processes and Place
Issues and Case Studies in the New Urban Economy
The New Inequalities within Cities
A New Geography of Centres and Margins
Summary and Implications

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