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  • Territory, Authority, Rightsby Saskia Sassen

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 37.50

    Where does the nation-state end and globalization begin? In Territory, Authority, Rights , one of the world's leading authorities on globalization shows how the national state made today's global era possible. Saskia Sassen argues that even while globalization is best understood as "denationalization," it continues to be shaped, channeled, and enabled... more...

  • The Mobility of Labor and Capitalby Saskia Sassen

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 52.00

    Offering a fresh understanding of the processes of international migration and specifically the US from 1960 to 1985. more...

  • The Global Cityby Saskia Sassen

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    This classic work chronicles how New York, London, and Tokyo became command centers for the global economy and in the process underwent a series of massive and parallel changes. What distinguishes Sassen's theoretical framework is the emphasis on the formation of cross-border dynamics through which these cities and the growing number of other global... more...

  • Losing Control?by Saskia Sassen

    Columbia University Press 1996; US$ 39.99

    The past decade has seen great changes in the way business is transacted across national borders. Because of unprecedented advances in telecommunication and computer networks, money is transferred in electronic space. U.S. firms such as Ford, IBM, and Exxon now employ well over fifty percent of their workers overseas, rankling both domestic workers... more...

  • Deciphering the Globalby Saskia Sassen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

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

  • Cities in a World Economyby Saskia J. Sassen

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 38.00

    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... more...

  • Digital Formationsby Robert Latham; Saskia Sassen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Computer-centered networks and technologies are reshaping social relations and constituting new social domains on a global scale, from virtually borderless electronic markets and Internet-based large-scale conversations to worldwide open source software development communities, transnational corporate production systems, and the global knowledge-arenas... more...

  • Framing the Globalby Hilary E. Kahn; Saskia Sassen

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with global studies in the course of empirical research, offering a conceptual toolkit for global research in the 21st century. more...

  • Latino Metropolisby Victor M. Valle; Rodolfo D. Torres; Saskia Sassen

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 67.50

    Los Angeles: scratch the surface of the city?s image as a rich mosaic of multinational cultures and a grittier truth emerges?its huge, shimmering economy was built on the backs of largely Latino immigrants and still depends on them. This book exposes the underside of the development and restructuring that have turned Los Angeles into a global city,... more...

  • Zukunft der transkulturellen Bildung - Zukunft der Migrationby Neville Alexander; Sharon Beder; Dietmar Bolscho; Christoph Butterwegge; Inci Dirim; Marion Döll; Katrin Hauenschild; Dirk Jacobs; Gregor Lang-Wojtasik; Harry Noormann; Karen Phalet; Saskia Sassen; Isabel Sievers; Marc Swyngedouw; Erol Yildiz; Asit Datta

    Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 17.43

    Das Buch ist ein Zeugnis der Arbeit der AG Interpäd (Arbeitsgruppe Interkulturelle Pädagogik) an der Leibniz Universität Hannover im letzten Vierteljahrhundert Interpäd ist eine der ersten interdisziplinären universitären Einrichtungen, die sich mit Problemen der Entwicklungsländer, der Migration und Nachhaltigkeit beschäftigen. Behandelt werden Themen... more...