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The global city: New York, London, Tokyo

Sassen, Saskia (2001) The global city: New York, London, Tokyo. 2nd ed., Princeton University Press, New Jersey, USA. ISBN 9780691070636

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Abstract

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 distinguishes Sassen's theoretical framework is the emphasis on the formation of cross-border dynamics through which these cities and the growing number of other global cities begin to form strategic transnational networks. All the core data in this new edition have been updated, while the preface and epilogue discuss the relevant trends in globalization since the book originally came out in 1991.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://press.princeton.edu/
Additional Information: © 2001 Princeton University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Sets: Departments > Sociology
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2008 10:50
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/12857/

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