Unthinking Social Science: The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms / Edition 2

Unthinking Social Science: The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms / Edition 2

by Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1566398983

ISBN-13: 9781566398985

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Temple University Press

Written between 1982 and 1989, the essays in this volume offer Wallerstein's perspective on the events of the period, and the background to his interpretation of the momentous events of 1989.

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Written between 1982 and 1989, the essays in this volume offer Wallerstein's perspective on the events of the period, and the background to his interpretation of the momentous events of 1989.

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ISBN-13:
9781566398985
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction: The lessons of the 1980s1
I.Geopolitics: post-America
1North Atlanticism in decline19
2The Reagan non-revolution, or the limited choices of the US26
3Japan and the future trajectory of the world-system: lessons from history36
4European unity and its implications for the interstate system49
51968, revolution in the world-system65
6Marx, Marxism-Leninism, and socialist experiences in the modern world-system84
7The Brandt report98
8Typology of crises in the world-system104
9The capitalist world-economy: middle-run prospects123
II.Geoculture: the underside of geopolitics
10National and world identities and the interstate system (with Peter D. Phillips)139
11Culture as the ideological battleground of the modern world-system158
12The national and the universal: can there be such a thing as world culture?184
13What can one mean by Southern culture?200
14The modern world-system as a civilization215
15The renewed concern with civilization(s?)231
Index238

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