America’s “Global” City
An upsurge in the international flows of goods, capital, and people earned the decades around the turn of the twenty-first-century designation at the second great age of globalization. Sociologist Saskia Sassen’s analysis of how this powerful trend has affected the international hierarchy of cities, her “Global Cities” hypothesis, sheds considerable light on how New York City’s economy has changed over the past 40 years.
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