Reviewed by John Langmore, director of the Division for Social Policy and Development in the United Nations Secretariat.
By Saskia Sassen, Globalization and Its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. (New Press, 288 pp.)
By Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World. (Simon & Schuster, 457 pp.)
The riots that struck Jakarta, Indonesia, in May, forcing President Suharto out of office, were in part politically motiv