Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and co-chairs the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. Her recent books are Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press, 2014), Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (Princeton University Press, 2008), A Sociology of Globalization (W.W. Norton, 2007), and the fourth, updated edition of Cities in a World Economy (Sage, 2011). The Global City came out in a new fully updated edition in 2001. Her books are translated into 21 languages. She contributes regularly to OpenDemocracy and the Huffington Post.
Histories of Violence: The Expulsion of Humanity
Brad Evans speaks with Columbia University professor of sociology Saskia Sassen. A conversation in Brad Evans’s "Histories of Violence" series....