Global Formation / Edition 1

Global Formation / Edition 1

by Christopher Chase-Dunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847691020

ISBN-13: 9780847691029

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

The fall of communism, the emergence of 'the information age,' and the expansion of economic globalism are the points of departure for this new edition of Chase-Dunn's landmark book. The author shows how these seemingly new developments fit with earlier patterns of global formation and change, extending the influential model that drew wide attention to this

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Overview

The fall of communism, the emergence of 'the information age,' and the expansion of economic globalism are the points of departure for this new edition of Chase-Dunn's landmark book. The author shows how these seemingly new developments fit with earlier patterns of global formation and change, extending the influential model that drew wide attention to this award-winning book. The new edition also evaluates recent major studies of the modern world-system and assesses the implications for the future of the contemporary system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847691029
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Part I: The Whole System Chapter 2 The Deep Structure: Real Capitalism Chapter 3 Constants, Cycles and Trends Chapter 4 Stages of Capitalism or World-System Cycles? The World-System Since 1945: What Has Changed Chapter 5 World Culture, Normative Integration and Community Part 6 Part II: States and Interstate System Chapter 7 States and Capitalism Chapter 8 Geopolitics and Capitalism: One Logic or Two? Warfare and World-Systems Chapter 9 Rise and Decline of Hegemonic Core States Part 10 Part III: Zones of the World System Chapter 11 Core and Periphery Chapter 12 Reproduction of the Core/Periphery Relationship

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