Unthinking Social Science: The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms / Edition 1

Unthinking Social Science: The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms / Edition 1

by Immanuel Wallerstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745609112

ISBN-13: 9780745609119

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley

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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745609119
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why 1 Unthink? Part I: The Social Sciences: From Genesis to Bifurcation 1. The French Revolution as a World-Historical Event 2. Crises: The World-Economy, the Movements, and the Ideologies Part II: The Concept of Development 3. The Industrial Revolution: Cui Bono? 4. Economic Theories and Historical Disparities of Development 5. Societal Development, or Development of the World-System? 6. The Myrdal Legacy: Racism and Underdevelopment as Dilemmas 7. Development: Lodestar or 1 Illusion? Part III: Concepts of Time and Space 8. A Comment on Epistemology: What is Africa? 9. Does India Exist? 10. The Inventions of Timespace Realities Part IV: Revisiting Marx 11. Marx and Underdevelopment 12. Marxisms as Utopias: Evolving Ideologies Part V: Revisiting Braudel 13. Fernand Braudel, Historian, Homme de la conjoncture 14. Capitalism: The Enemy of the Market? 15. Braudel on Capitalism, or Everything Upside Down 16. Beyond Annales? Part VI: World-Systems Analysis as Unthinking 17. Historical Systems as Complex Systems 18. Call for a Debate about the Paradigm 19. A Theory of Economic History in Place of Economic History? 20. World-Systems Analysis: The Second Phase

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