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A New World Order?

A New World Order?


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About the Book

The closing years of the 20th century will be remembered as a time of tumultuous change. The various essays are attempts to understand the changes and ground them in the context of the logic of the contemporary world-system. The essays are divided into two main themes: structural transformations and regional ramifications of global transformations. East Asia, the Pacific Rim, European periphery, and the Middle East are all examined to determine if fundamental changes are occuring. Scholars and upper level and graduate students of economic history, developmental economics, regional economics, international economics, and political economy will find provocative contrasts and insights in this collection of essays, presented at the 18th annual Political Economy of the World-System Conference.


About the Author:

DAVID A. SMITH is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of California, Irvine. His research interests are in urbanization, comparative-historical sociology, world-system analysis, East Asian political economy, and political sociology.

JOZSEF BOROCZ is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Hungarian Studies at Rutgers University. His special interests are international development, state socialism and its legacy, economic sociology, historical-comparative macrosociology, class and stratification, and labor and leisure migration.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275951221
  • Publisher: Praeger
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger
  • Height: 232 mm
  • No of Pages: 272
  • Series Title: Contributions in Economics & Economic History
  • Weight: 381 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275951227
  • Publisher Date: 23 May 1995
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 20 mm
  • Width: 152 mm


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