Saskia Sassen about the financial and economical crisis Part 1
How the current financial and economical crisis effects global cities and nation-building.
Saskia Sassen talks to re[h]v[v]o[l]lte radio about the current situation, it's historical backgrounds and the way it inflects global cities and the discourses of nation-building. Saskia Sassen is the Lynd Professor of Sociology and Member, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Her new books are Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages ( Princeton University Press 2006) published in German by Suhrkamp (2008) as Das Paradox des Nationalen, and A Sociology of Globalization (W.W.Norton 2007).