The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo (Princeton Paperbacks) (Paperback)

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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 cities begin to form strategic transnational networks. All the core data in this new edition have been updated, while the preface and epilogue discuss the relevant trends in globalization since the book originally came out in 1991.

About the Author


Saskia Sassen is Professor of Sociology and of the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. Her other books include Guests and Aliens, The Mobility of Labor and Capital, Losing Control, and Globalization and Its Discontents.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780691070636
ISBN-10: 0691070636
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: September 16th, 2001
Pages: 480
Language: English
Series: Princeton Paperbacks