Cities in a world economy
Cities in a World Economy presents sociologists with a new perspective on the study of urban sociology. The decentralization and privatization of the worlds economies has radically altered such things as the organization of labor, the structure of consumption, and the distribution of earnings in ways that have yet to be fully realized. In a world economy that is truly more global than it has ever been, Sassen addresses the need to account for the global economies increasing influence on the social structures of cities.
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The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization
New Inequalities among Cities
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