Cities in a World Economy / Edition 2

Cities in a World Economy / Edition 2

by Saskia J. Sassen
     
 

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

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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:
6.14(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1Place and production in the global economy1
2The urban impact of economic globalization15
3National and transnational urban systems45
4The new urban economy : the intersection of global processes and place81
5Issues and case studies in the new urban economy115
6The new inequalities within cities151
7Global cities and global survival circuits177
8A new geography of centers and margins193

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