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Yee-Kay Chan rated it really igs it Feb 25, This collection of essays asks if globalization is killing off the nation state. She identified and described the phenomenon of the global city. Women predominate in the low value-added services and urban-based manufacturing. After being a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International A Saskia Sassen born in The Hague, January 5, is a Dutch sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration.

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Stan Staton rated it it was ok Jul 16, 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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Explaining Gender Convergence in Housework Time: Globalization and Its Discontents: Subtitle from book jacket Includes bibliographical references pages and index 1. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


They are important factors in the increasing polarization of income. Sign Diecontents Forgot password? Incisive and original, she takes on common political, cultural, and economic misconceptions of globalization and offers a thoughtful, provocative new look at our increasingly global society.

Open Preview See a Problem? Saskia Sassen is an internationally recognized expert on globalization whose writings have appeared in journals and magazines worldwide. If lhe chapters of Saskia Sassen’s itss book Globalization and itsDiscontents sound familiar, they may be: The book is repetitious and offers few operational proposals.

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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.