Global Sociologist

Associated Press | May 15, 2013

Saskia Sassen PhD '74

MADRID — A Dutch sociologist has been awarded Spain’s Prince of Asturias social sciences prize for her work in the field of globalization and urban sociology.

The jury said that one of Saskia Sassen’s greatest scientific contributions was “her concept of the ‘global city’, now accepted and used worldwide.” The concept describes cities that are centers of the world economy.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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