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Saskia Sassen
Saskia Sassen
Saskia Sassen is Robert S Lynd professor of sociology, and co-chairs the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University.

She is the author of Cities in a World Economy; Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages; A Sociology of Globalization (Contemporary Society Series); The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo; Guests and Aliens; Globalization and its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money; Losing Control?: Sovereignty in the Age of Globalization; and The Mobility of Capital and Labor: A Study in International Investment and Labor Flow.

Sassen's research and writing focuses on globalisation, including social, economic and political dimensions, immigration, global cities, including cities and terrorism, the new technologies, and changes within the liberal state that result from current transnational conditions.

She has written for The Guardian, The New York Times, Le Monde Diplomatique, the International Herald Tribune, Newsweek International, Vanguardia, Clarin, and the Financial Times, among others. 

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