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World-systems analysis : an introduction

Author: Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein
Publisher: Durham, N.C. ; London : Duke University Press, [2007]. ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Wallerstein offers a concise introduction to his method of world-systems analysis, that he pioneered three decades ago. This method is now widely used in the social sciences. He includes a clear outline of the modern world-system.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein
ISBN: 9780822334422 0822334429 0822334313 9780822334316
OCLC Number: 671958252
Notes: "5th printing, 2007"--Title page verso.
"A John Hope Franklin Center Book"--Page 4 of Cover.
Description: xii, 109 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical origins of world-systems analysis --
The modern world-system as a capitalist world-economy --
The rise of the states-system --
The creation of a geoculture --
The modern world-system in crisis.
Responsibility: Immanuel Wallerstein.


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