The global city: new york, london, tokyo by saskia sassen while the book is undoubtedly oriented around cities, very little of it is about the structure or sociology of urban places the. Social polarisation in global cities: theory and evidence chris hamnett (paper first received, may 1993 in final form, december 19931 summary this paper examines the debate over social. 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.
Saskia sassen is the robert s lynd professor of sociology, and chairs the committee on global thought, columbia university (wwwsaskiasassencom) the organizing thesis is that our.
Saskia sassen and the sociology of globalization: a critical appraisal by wi l l i a m i ro b n s o n abstract that restructures space and place, as evinced in her global cities thesis. Robert s lynd professor of sociology member, committee on global thought saskia sassen’s research and writing focuses on globalization (including social, economic and political dimensions).
The global city: introducing a concept saskia sassen professor of sociology namics and processes that get territorialized are global saskia sassen is the ralph lewis professor of. The global city: enabling economic intermediation and bearing its costs saskia sassen the number of global cities and their enormous diversity in terms of specialized knowl-edges.