Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy

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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 think they are not vulnerable. From finance to mining, the complex types of knowledge and technology we have come to admire are used too often in ways that produce elementary brutalities. These have evolved into predatory formations--assemblages of knowledge, interests, and outcomes that go beyond a firm's or an individual's or a government's project.

Sassen draws surprising connections to illuminate the systemic logic of these expulsions. The sophisticated knowledge that created today's financial "instruments" is paralleled by the engineering expertise that enables exploitation of the environment, and by the legal expertise that allows the world's have-nations to acquire vast stretches of territory from the have-nots. Expulsions lays bare the extent to which the sheer complexity of the global economy makes it hard to trace lines of responsibility for the displacements, evictions, and eradications it produces--and equally hard for those who benefit from the system to feel responsible for its depredations.

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"Expulsions" is original, thoughtful, evidence-based, and chillingly lucid. There is no other book like it. Its arguments on growing inequality, land grabs, financial footlooseness, and biospheric destruction are a diagnosis of our unstable and disconcerting times -- a much-needed wake up call. --Ash Amin, University of Cambridge

Books to look out for in 2014 ""Well-trodden ideas of poverty and injustice cannot fully explain the nature and consequences of today's social, economic and environmental challenges, argues Saskia Sassen, the Columbia University sociologist. Her latest book, scheduled for May publication, promises to examine a variety of issues from soaring income inequality to the destruction of land and water bodies in terms of "expulsions", looking at how the sheer complexity of the global economy is making it harder to trace lines of responsibility for the displacements, evictions and eradications it produces." --Jeffrey Sachs, The Guardian Poverty Matters Blog, January 2014

Saskia Sassen s Expulsions describes the global forces that make ever more enrols and fragile most people s grip on the places where they live - which is architectural to the extent that inhabitation and place are ultimately the main concerns of architecture. --An Observer of the year 2014

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