World-Systems Analysis: Theory and Methodology
SAGE Publications, 1982 - Social Science - 200 pages
The first volume in a new series from SAGE presenting work in the world-systems perspective, a school of social science thought that views the world economy as a single system across time and space. This first volume is a sourcebook reader of the most fundamental work in the field, drawn from Review, the journal most concerned with the work of this perspective, and from volumes in SAGE's Political Economy of the World-System Annuals.
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Patterns of Development of the Modern WorldSystem
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