Saskia Sassen


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in Hague, Netherlands
January 05, 1949

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Saskia Sassen (born in The Hague, January 5, 1949) is a Dutch sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration. She is currently 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.

After being a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, Sassen held various academic positions both in and outside the USA, such as the Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago. She is currently Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and Centennial Visiting Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Sociology at the Lond
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Average rating: 3.75 · 713 ratings · 55 reviews · 47 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Global City: New York, ...

3.66 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 1991 — 9 editions
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Expulsions: Brutality and C...

3.96 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Globalization and Its Disco...

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3.82 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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Cities in a World Economy

3.73 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1994 — 13 editions
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Territory, Authority, Right...

3.68 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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A Sociology of Globalization

3.60 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Guests and Aliens

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3.34 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Losing Control?: Sovereignt...

3.59 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Global Networks, Linked Cities

3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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The Mobility of Labor and C...

3.81 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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