How does the spatial and technical transformation of economic activity described in the preceding chapters play itself out in major cities a central thesis of this chapter is that the industrial recomposition in the economic base of global cities is not simply a result of the general shift from a manufacturing to a service economy. Speaking to world architecture community at the resite 2016: cities in migration conference in praque, saskia sassen also told about post-digital era in the global city (princeton university press 1991 2nd ed 2001) her thesis is that the global economy needs very specific territorial insertions, and that. The global city: new york, london, tokyo by saskia sassen while the book is undoubtedly 5 second thesis: cities are sites of production (of services, markets and financial innovations), not just (as the idea of postindustrialism indicates) sites of management 7 third thesis: how does the decline of. 6 by dr arch eran neuman, academic advisor to the tlv global city forum interview 8 with prof saskia sassen article 12 greater tel aviv-yafo as a global city - a vehicle for reviving the national periphery, by prof baruch kipnis document 24 global city: a major initiative supported by the brand.
Hi archinect the sultry r&b is playing, and saskia sassen is in front of the gold curtain this friday night for the keynote lecture of the conference, ethics of the urban: the city and the spaces of the political this is the third in a series of conferences organized by dean mostafavi, including ecological. Saskia sassen (born january 5, 1947) is a dutch-american sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration she is robert s lynd professor of sociology at columbia university and centennial visiting professor at the london school of economics sassen coined the term global city. Sassen is most concerned with the spatial, or scalar, realities of globalization as a process that restructures space and place, as evinced in her global cities thesis and her work on transnational migration, as well as in her more recent research on the state, global digital networks and emergent global formations.
Cities thesis has been saskia sassen her earlier work on immigration and the informal sector in new york and los angeles and what she terms `the new labor demand in global cities' (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987), was followed by a major study of the mobility of labour and capital (1988), culminating in her book global cities. The global city: introducing a concept saskia sassen professor of sociology university of chicago each phase in the long history ofthe world economy raises specific questions about the particular thesis that capital mobility cannot be reduced simply to that which moves nor can it be reduced co the.
Saskia sassen literally wrote the book on global cities back in 2001 (though her global cities work dates back well over a decade prior to that book) she gave a definition that has long struck with me in short form, in the age of globalization, the activities of production are scattered on a global basis. How are 'global' cit- ies having direct participation in, and influ- ence on, world politics as the dissertation reminds readers early on, the notion of a 'global city' goes back sev- eral decades, especially to the work of saskia sassen in the early 1990s (sassen 1991) how- ever, ljungkvist's thesis takes two import- ant steps.
Saskia sassen is the leading urban theorist of the global world (here are several prior posts that intersect with her work) her the global city: new york, london, tokyo (1991) has shaped the concepts and methods that other theorists have used to analyze the role of cities and their networks in the. Burgers raises some very important issues in his reply to my paper (hamnett, 1994a) before dealing with burger's substantive points, it is important to make clear that, contrary to what burgers suggests, i did not criticise the `global city thesis' per se what i criticised is saskia sassen's speci®c argu- ment regarding the. The global city new york, london, tokyo saskia sassen editions paperback 2001 3995 3000 isbn 9780691070636 480 pp 6 x 9 1/4 78 tables e-book isbn 9781400847488 add to cart this classic work chronicles how new york, london, and tokyo became command centers for the global economy and in the.
The organizing thesis posits the emergence of specific operational spaces that recur in country after country but are not necessarily framed by national or international shamus khan talks with saskia sassen about some of her most influential book projects, from the mobility of labor and capital and the global city to her. Ity, economic organization, institutions and social processes sassen is most concerned with the spatial, or scalar, realities of globalization as a process that restructures space and place, as evinced in her global cities thesis and her work on transnational migration, as well as in her more recent research on the state, global.
The 'global city hypothesis' proposed by saskia sassen - and subsequently developed by manuel castells and a decade ago, saskia sassen argued in her influential book the global city (1991) that three cities some debates within urban studies, the 'global city thesis' / approach is not the most useful framework for. The global city new york, london, tokyo saskia sassen publication year: 2013 this classic work chronicles how new york, london, and tokyo became command a central thesis of this chapter is that the industrial recomposition in the economic base of global cities is not simply a result of the general shift from. Saskia sassen is the robert s lynd professor of sociology, and chairs the committee on global thought, columbia university (wwwsaskiasassencom) in the global city (princeton university press 1991 2nd ed 2001) her thesis is that the global economy needs very specific territorial insertions, and. In his re-edition of “le retour des villes européennes” (2011), patrick le galès confirms and elaborates his original thesis of the specificities of the “european city” 7both arguments – urban transformation towards social polarisation and global integration – have been carried forward by saskia sassen in the global city.