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Globalization and its discontents : [essays on the new mobility of people and money]

Author: Saskia Sassen
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Auth: Columbia University, Collection of prev. pub. economics pprs. womens' & multicult. issues.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saskia Sassen
ISBN: 1565843959 9781565843950 1565845188 9781565845183
OCLC Number: 39206837
Notes: Subtitle from book jacket.
Description: xxxvi, 253 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Whose city is it? Globalization and the formation of new claims --
2. The de facto transnationalizing of immigration policy --
3. America's immigration "problem" --
4. Economic internationalization: the new migration in Japan and the United States --
5. Toward a feminist analytics of the global economy --
6. Notes on the incorporation of Third World women into wage labor through immigration and offshore production --
7. Service employment regimes and the new inequality --
8. The informal economy: between new developments and old regulations --
9. Electronic space and power --
10. The state and the global city: notes toward a conception of place-centered governance.
Responsibility: Saskia Sassen.


Nations worry about their shrinking sovereignty as large numbers of immigrants cross borders at will. This collection of essays asks if globalization is killing off the nation state.  Read more...


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