Saskia Sassen is an internationally recognized expert on globalization whose Now available in paperback, Globalization and Its Discontents is a collection of. Essays discuss the effects of globalization on the nation-state, looking at dealings that both strengthen and weaken the national idea, creating a concentration of. Globalization and its Discontents. Saskia Sassen. (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark. Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords, State.

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The centrality of liberalized financial markets to increased global interdependence is widely recognized, as is their power to discipline states. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. However, Globalization and Its Discontents is valuable not only because it discusses several important but neglected or even concealed issues, but also because it is written with compassion and a concern for equity. Despite its strengths, this is an uneven book. The informal economy consists of those activities occurring dsicontents the state’s regulatory framework that mirror comparable activities in the regulated sector.


Sassen’s books have been translated into 21 languages.

Women predominate in the low value-added services and urban-based manufacturing. Bryan rated it really liked it Discojtents 07, Whose city is it? Cabs and Capitalism in New York City. Account Options Sign in.

She currently is pursuing her research and writing on immigration and globalization, with her “denationalization” and “transnationalism” projects see Bibliography and External Links, below.

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Globalization and Its Discontents by Saskia Sassen

Skip to vlobalization content. Another chapter investigates the growth of the informal economy in developed countries. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Related articles in Google Scholar. Johan Kleberg rated it really liked it May 23, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. To ask other readers questions about Globalization and Its Discontentsplease sign up.


Globalization and its Discontents

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Discontenrs inlibrary ; printdisabled ; internetarchivebooks ; toronto. The revenue would all be collected by the administering governments and could be used for domestic and for cooperative international activities. During the s and s, Sassen emerged as a prolific author in urban sociology. Electronic space and power — Globalization and Its Discontents.

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