Globalization and its discontents : [essays on the new mobility of people and money] (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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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.

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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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