Table of contents for Cities in a world economy / Saskia Sassen.

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Foreword /
Preface to the Third Edition /
Preface to the Second Edition /
Preface to the First Edition / 
List of Exhibits /
1. Place and Production in the Global Economy /
2. The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization / 
The Global Economy Today / 
Strategic Places / 
Conclusion: After the Pax Americana / 
3. National and Transnational Urban Systems / 
Impacts on Primate Systems: The Case of Latin America and the Caribbean / Impacts on Balanced Urban Systems: The Case of Europe / 
Transnational Urban Systems / 
Global Cities and Diasporic Networks /
Conclusion: Urban Growth and Its Multiple Meanings / 
4. The New Urban Economy: The Intersection of Global Processes and Place / 
Producer Services / 
The Formation of a New Production Complex / 
Impact of the Late 1980s Financial Crisis on Global City Functions: The Case of New York City / 
Conclusion: Cities as Postindustrial Production Sites / 
5. Issues and Case Studies in the New Urban Economy / 
The Development of Global City Functions: The Case of Miami / 
The Growing Density and Specialization of Functions in Financial Districts: Toronto / 
The Concentration of Functions and Geographic Scale: Sydney / 
Globalization and Concentration: The Case of Leading Financial Centers / 
Why Do We Need Financial Centers in the Global Digital Era? / 
The Space Economy of the Center / 
Conclusion: Concentration and the Redefinition of the Center / 
6. The New Inequalities within Cities / 
Transformations in the Organization of the Labor Process / 
The Earnings Distribution in a Service-Dominated Economy / 
Conclusion: A Widening Gap / 
7. Global Cities and Global Survival Circuits / 
Women in the Global Economy / 
Localizing the Global / 
The Other Workers in the Advanced Corporate Economy /
Producing a Global Supply of the New Caretakers: The Feminization of Survival /
Conclusion /
8. A New Geography of Centers and Margins: Summary and Implications / 
The Locus of the Peripheral / 
Contested Space / 
Appendix / 
References / 
Glossary/Index / 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Urban economics.
Metropolitan areas -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cities and towns -- Cross-cultural studies.
Sociology, Urban.