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The world-system in transition : global trajectories, 1945-2025

Author: Terence K Hopkins; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein
Publisher: Atlantic Highlands, NJ : Zed Books, 1997.
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An account of the changes in the world in the second half of the 20th century and an attempt to identify the trajectory of global trends.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence K Hopkins; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein
ISBN: 185649439X 9781856494397 1856494403 9781856494403
OCLC Number: 232682250
Description: pages cm
Contents: * Preface*1. The World System: Is there a Crisis? - Terence K Hopkins and Immanuel Wallerstein* PART I: THE PRINCIPAL INSTITUTIONAL VECTORS, 1945-1990*2. The Nation-State System - Thomas Reifer and Jamie Sadler*3. The World-Economy and its Production System - Satoshi Ikeda*4. The World Labour Force - Faruk Tabak*5. Human Welfare: Health, Education and Nourishment - Sheila Pelizzon and John Casparis*6. The Social Cohesion of Societies - Georgi M. Derluguian*7. Structures of Knowledge: Changing Intellectual Paradigms - Richard Lee* PART II: OVERVIEW OF THE MAIN TRAJECTORIES*8. The Global Picture: 1945-1990 - Immanuel Wallerstein*9. The Global Possibilities: 1990-2025 - Immanuel Wallerstein* Bibliography* Index
Responsibility: Terence K. Hopkins and Immanuel Wallerstein with John Casparis [and others].

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