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Saskia Sassen

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Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

About

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. She has authored many books, the most recent of which is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press 2014). Her books are translated into over 20 languages. She has received diverse awards, and was chosen as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy-2011, Top 100 Thought Leaders by GDI-MIT 2012 and 2013, and received the 2013 Principe de Asturias Prize for the Social Sciences.

Selected Publications

Sassen, Saskia. 2014. Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Sassen, Saskia. 2012. Cities in a World Economy.(4TH updated edition) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sassen, Saskia. 2008. Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Sassen, Saskia.2007. A Sociology of Globalization. New York: W.W.Norton.

Sassen, Saskia. 1991. The Global City. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (2001 2nd fully updated edition).

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Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

About

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. She has authored many books, the most recent of which is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press 2014). Her books are translated into over 20 languages. She has received diverse awards, and was chosen as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy-2011, Top 100 Thought Leaders by GDI-MIT 2012 and 2013, and received the 2013 Principe de Asturias Prize for the Social Sciences.

Selected Publications

Sassen, Saskia. 2014. Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Sassen, Saskia. 2012. Cities in a World Economy.(4TH updated edition) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sassen, Saskia. 2008. Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Sassen, Saskia.2007. A Sociology of Globalization. New York: W.W.Norton.

Sassen, Saskia. 1991. The Global City. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (2001 2nd fully updated edition).

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