6 edition of Deciphering the Global found in the catalog.
April 2, 2007 by Routledge .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||366|
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Sassen coined the term global city/5(9). Deciphering the Global analyzes such complex worlds, looking not merely at ‘glocalization’ or ‘transnationalization’ but at the global macrocosm within the human—social, economic and political—microcosm.".
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