Global Inequalities in World-Systems Perspective: Theoretical Debates and Methodological Innovations
Social Movements and World-System Transformation
Overcoming Global Inequalities
Asia and the Transformation of the World-System
Islam and the Orientalist World-system
Hegemonic Decline: Present and Past
Manuela Boatca, Andrea Komlosy, Hans-Heinrich Nolte
September 29, 2017
During its 500-year history, the modern world-system has seen several shifts in hegemony. Yet, since the decline of the U.S. in the 1970s, no single core power has attained a hegemonic position in an increasingly polarized world. As income inequalities have become more pronounced in core countries,...
Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz
September 21, 2017
World-system analyses have recast the study of between- and within-nation country inequality as constituent aspects of a single field of inquiry: the study of inequality and social stratification as processes that always have been global in their very essence. World-system analyses maintain that...
Jackie Smith, MICHAEL GOODHART, Patrick Manning, John Markoff
October 20, 2016
At a particularly urgent world-historical moment, this volume brings together some of the leading researchers of social movements and global social change and other emerging scholars and practitioners to advance new thinking about social movements and global transformation. Social movements around...
Immanuel Wallerstein, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Christian Suter
January 29, 2016
This book examines the changing nature of global inequalities and efforts that are being made to move toward a more egalitarian world society. The contributors are world historical sociologists and geographers who place the contemporary issues of unequal power, wealth and income in a global...
May 30, 2014
Despite prognostications of the "end of history," the 21st century has posed new challenges and a host of global crises. This book takes up the current global economic crisis in relation to new and changing dynamics of territory, authority, and rights in today's global system. The authors explore...
Terry-Ann Jones, Eric Mielants
February 28, 2011
Mass Migration in the World-System brings to light the multiple experiences of migrants across different zones of the world economy. By engaging wide-ranging ideas and theoretical viewpoints of the migration process, the labor market for immigrants, and the rights of migrants, this book provides an...
Ganesh K. Trichur
August 30, 2010
In this collaboratively authored book world-system scholars critically synthesize Asia's re-emerging centrality despite the myriad financial crises that have punctuated the end of the U.S.-dominated Cold War world order. From different vantage points the authors review the turbulent landscape of...
Khaldoun Samman, Mazhar Al-Zo'by
October 30, 2008
Featuring Immanuel Wallerstein, Joseph Massad, Marnia Lazreg, and other well-known and emerging new authors, this book seeks a more accurate understanding of Islam and Islamic societies' role and relations to global cultural and economic realities. The book confronts a trend today of analyzing...
June 15, 2007
This book traces the dynamics of international rivalry from the late 1970s up through the present. Among the members of the dominant North political discord has become prominent recently in debates ranging from the Balkan Wars to the Second Gulf War. Yet a wide array of disputes--launching of...
Ramon Grosfoguel, Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Jose David Saldivar
April 15, 2006
Contributors Immanuel Wallerstein, Enrique Dussel, Walter Mignolo, Agustin Lao, Lewis Gordon, James V. Fenelon, Roberto Hernandez, James Cohen, Santiago Slabosky, Susanne Jonas, and Thomas Reifer. By the mid-twenty-first century, white Euro-Americans will be a demographic minority in the United...
Jonathan Friedman, Christopher Chase-Dunn
July 29, 2005
Although the United States is currently the world's only military and economic superpower, the nation's superpower status may not last. The possible futures of the global system and the role of U.S. power are illuminated by careful study of the past. This book addresses the problems of...
April 15, 2004
This book explores the closely related dynamics of globalization, hegemony and resistance movements in the modern world. Complimented by dramatic explorations of the new trans-border resistance movements, from the contemporary labor movement to the resurgence of nationalism, this book moves beyond...