By Thomas D. Hall (ed.)
This e-book brings jointly the most influential new examine from the world-systems point of view. The authors survey and examine new and rising themes from quite a lot of disciplinary views, from political technology to archaeology. each one analytical essay is written in available language in order that the amount serves as a lucid creation either to the culture of world-systems idea and the hot debates which are sparking additional examine this day.
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Extra info for A World-Systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology
Rather, we see three other types of system exchange, and consequently, boundaries: political/military exchanges; luxury, preciosity, or prestige goods exchanges; and information exchanges. Each of these three boundaries is successively larger, and all are larger than the bulk goods exchange network. How they relate to each other is a major issue for further research. (For examples, see Chase-Dunn and Hall 1997 and that work’s chap. 3, especially fig. ) Third, we found that all world-systems “pulsate”—that is, expand then contract, or expand rapidly then more slowly.
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A World-Systems Reader: New Perspectives on Gender, Urbanism, Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecology by Thomas D. Hall (ed.)