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Systemic transitions : past, present, and future

Author: William R Thompson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Evolutionary processes in world politics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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We are all familiar with the popular and academic analyses of the ongoing and future ascent of China. Framing the question this way presumes that a) future systemic transitions remain a possibility  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William R Thompson
ISBN: 0230608469 9780230608467
OCLC Number: 230916659
Description: viii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: How might we know that a systemic transition is underway? Clues for the twenty-first century / William R. Thompson --
Relative decline : why does it induce war or sustain peace? / Steve Chan and Brock F. Tessman --
Transitions in hegemony : a theory based on state type and technology / Peter J. Hugill --
Structural preludes to systemic transition since 1494 / William R. Thompson --
Falling down : an empirical test of dynamic differentials theory, 1500-1999 / Michael Lee --
Searching for changing organizational architecture during global transition : where is the post-Cold War order? / Thomas J. Volgy, Keith A. Grant, and Elizabeth Fausett --
Whether and how global leadership transitions will result in war : some long-term predictions from the steps-to-war explanation / John A. Vasquez --
Implications of Asia's rise to global status / Jacek Kugler and Ronald L. Tammen --
Kantian dynamics and systemic transitions : can international organizations influence U.S.-China conflict? / David P. Rapkin and William R. Thompson --
Exploration of connections between energy use and leadership transitions / David J. LePoire --
The evolutionary trajectory of the world system toward an age of transition / Tessaleno C. Devezas --
Cities in transitions and transformations : exploring a Jacobsean approach to macro-social change / Peter J. Taylor --
Scale transitions and the evolution of global governance since the Bronze age / Christopher Chase-Dunn, Richard Niemeyer, Alexis Alvarez and Hiroko Inoue.
Series Title: Evolutionary processes in world politics series.
Responsibility: edited by William R. Thompson.
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