Sassen, Saskia

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SASSEN, Saskia

SASSEN, Saskia. Dutch, b. 1949. Genres: Economics, Regional/Urban planning. Career: City University of New York, NYC, assistant professor, 1976-80, associate professor, 1980-85, professor, 1985-; Columbia University, NYC, professor of urban planning, 1985-99, department head, 1987-91; The University of Chicago, professor, 1999-. Consultant to the United Nations and to private foundations and government agencies. Publications: The Mobility of Labor and Capital, 1988; The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo, 1991; Cities in a World Economy, 1994; Losing Control? Sovereignty in an Age of Globalization, 1996; Migranten, Siedler, Fluchtlinge in Europa, 1996. Contributor to professional journals. Many of Sassen's works have been translated. Address: Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago, Social Science Research Building, Room 323, Chicago, IL 60637, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]