Cities in a World Economy

Fourth Edition
Saskia Sassen Columbia University, USA
© 2012   424 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc  

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ISBN:   9781412988032 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $42.00 Bookstore Price:   $33.60

Previous Editions Published by SAGE

Third Edition: © 2006
Second Edition: © 2000
Second Edition: © 1994

About This Title

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 meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the centrality of place and the importance of geography in our social world.

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