A World-systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology

A World-systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology

By: Thomas D. Hall (editor)Paperback

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This book brings together some of the most influential 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.

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Thomas D. Hall is currently the Lester M. Jones Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at DePauw University.


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

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780847691845
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780847691845
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 0847691845

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