RSC at Congress: Neither Global Nor National: Territory Authority and Rights

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Date: 
Friday, April 30, 2010

In this presentation Sassen focuses on the aspect of territoriality in her analytic tryptic TAR (territory, authority, rights) in order to explore ways in which normative orders have begun to move from the centripetal in which the nation-state dominates the discourse to a centrifugal model which sees a multiplication of assemblages that begin to compete for that authority.