A World-Systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology / Edition 1

A World-Systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0847691845
ISBN-13:
9780847691845
Pub. Date:
03/01/2000
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Overview

A World-Systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology / Edition 1

This book brings together some of the most influential new research from the world-systems perspective. The authors survey and analyze new and emerging topics from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives, from political science to archaeology. Each analytical essay is written in accessible language so that the volume serves as a lucid introduction both to the tradition of world-systems thought and the new debates that are sparking further research today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780847691845
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: World-Systems Analysis: A Small Sample from a Large Universe Chapter 2 Recent Research in World-Systems Analysis Part 3 From Many Disciplines Chapter 4 Archaeology and World-Systems Theory Chapter 5 Geography & World-Systems Analysis Chapter 6 K-Waves, Leadership Cycles, and Global War: A Non-Hyphenated Approach to World Systems Analysis Chapter 7 Gender and the World-System: Engaging the Feminist Literature on Development Part 8 World-System Overviews Chapter 9 Canada's Linguistic and Ethnic Dynamics in an EvolvingWorld-System Chapter 10 Urbanization in the World-System: A Retrospective and Prospective Look Chapter 11 World-Systems Theory in the Context of Systems Theory: An Overview Chapter 12 Postmodernism Explained Part 13 Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology Chapter 14 Women at Risk: Capitalist Incorporation and Community Transformation on the Cherokee Frontier Chapter 15 Resistance Through Healing among American Indian Women Chapter 16 World-Systems, Frontiers, and Ethnogenesis: Rethinking the Theories Chapter 17 Modern East Asia in World-Systems Analysis Part 18 Future Visions Chapter 19 Spiral of Socialism and Capitalism Chapter 20 World System and Ecosystem

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