Deciphering the Global / Edition 1

Deciphering the Global / Edition 1

by Saskia Sassen
     
 

Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics.

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Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415957335
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Deciphering the Global

Saskia Sassen

Part One: Microspaces in Global Scalings

Postindustrial Bohemia: Culture, Neighborhood, and the Global Economy

Richard Lloyd

Translocal Civilities: Chinese Modern Dance at Downtown Los Angeles Public Concerts

Marina Peterson

Re-Imagining Old Havana: World Heritage and the Production of Scale in Late Socialist Cuba

Matthew J. Hill

Becoming Global?: Evangelism and Transnational Practices in Russian Society

Sarah Busse Spencer

Deciphering the local in a global neoliberal age: Three favelas in São Paulo, Brazil

Simone Buechler

Part Two: Translocal Circuits and their Mobilities

Locating Transnational Activists:

The United States Anti-Apartheid Movement and the Confines of the National

Evalyn W. Tennant

Deciphering the Space and Scale of Global Nomadism: Subjectivity and Counterculture in a Global Age

Anthony D’Andrea

Outsourcing Difference: Expatriate Training and the Disciplining of Culture

Heather Hindman

Producing Global Economy from Below: Chinese Immigrant Transnational Entrepreneurship in Japan

Gracia Liu Farrer

The Sub-national Constitution of Global Financial Markets

Rachel Harvey

Part Three: Shifting Spaces and Subjects of the Political

The City and the Self: The Emergence of New Political Subjects in London

Anne Bartlett

Ghetto Cosmopolitanism: Making Theory at the Margins

Rami Nashashibi

Deregulating Markets, Reregulating Crime: Extralegal Policing & the Penal State in Mexico

Jennifer L. Johnson

The Transnational Human Rights Movement and States of Emergency in Israel/Palestine

Josh Kaplan

Illegal Immigrants as Citizens in Malaysia

Kamal Sadiq

Global-National Interactions and Sovereign Debt Restructuring Outcomes

Giselle Datz

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