Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (by Saskia Sassen)


Author(s): Saskia Sassen

Publisher: Belknap Press
Publish date: 2014-05-05
ISBN-10: 0674599225
ISBN-13: 9780674599222
Language: English
Description:
Soaring income inequality and unemployment, expanding populations
of the displaced and imprisoned, accelerating destruction of land
and water bodies: today's socioeconomic and environmental
dislocations cannot be fully understood in the usual terms of
poverty and injustice, according to Saskia Sassen. They are more
accurately understood as a type of expulsion–from professional
livelihood, from living space, even from the very biosphere that
makes life possible.
This hard-headed critique updates our understanding of economics
for the twenty-first century, exposing a system with devastating
consequences even for those who… more…

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