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Sassen is particularly concerned with the transformation wrought by globalization on the national state and its basic attributes: sovereignty, exclusive territoriality, and citizenship. She does a fine job of outlining the positive and negative aspects of this process.
...Sassen writes with a clarity that sacrifices none of the complexity of the issues she addresses...strongly recommended...
The smallness of this volume - the product of three public lectures given by the author in Columbia University - belies the importance of the ideas developed and the erudition with which they are presented.
Sassen writes with a clarity that sacrifices none of the complexity of the issues she addresses.
Preface to the Paperback Edition
1. The State and the New Geography of Power
2. On Economic Citizenship
3. Immigration Tests the New Order
Columbia University Press