world-system

Is globalization self-organization? Global system formation as a long-term complex process [Paper presentation]

The observance of a relatively stable pattern of global system development has often been criticized for the lack of theoretical underpinnings of its pulsating behavior. This paper contributes to the growing literature that combines complex system …

Chaos or reorder? The future of hegemony in a world-system in upheaval

The latest resurgence of interest in the concept of hegemony and empire–both in the popular and academic realm–has been mostly the result of a change in perception of power, specifically its sources, application, and distribution. Here we argue that …

A thousand years of networked firms: The evolution of markets and firms in the global system [Paper presentation]

This paper looks at the impact of new technological styles on the inner core of the global system development, the global economic system as reflected in the organizational structure of enterprises. It introduces a new framework for the analysis of …

The making of a global system: Towards a general theory of international relations [Paper presentation]

The future of hegemony and global system leadership

The latest resurgence of interest in the concept of hegemony and empire - both in the popular and academic realm - has been mostly the result of a change in perception of power, specifically its sources, application, and distribution. Here we argue, …

Three steps in the globalization of the international system: global networks from 1000 BCE to 2053 CE

This chapter employs a new, world historically based and interdisciplinary framework for the study of global system development, the extended evolutionary world politics (EWP) frame work. It uses the EWP framework to study current transitions and the …

The future of hegemony and global system leadership [Paper presentation]

The latest resurgence of interest in the concept of hegemony and empire - both in the popular and academic realm - has been mostly the result of a change in perception of power, specifically its sources, application, and distribution. Here we argue, …

The Phoenix-cycle: global leadership transition in a long-wave perspective

It has been argued that one of the reoccurring phenomenon of hegemonic transitions is the inability of the existing leader to establish a similar leadership position in a newly emerging and structurally different commercial and organizational …

Globalization and the Evolution of the Informational Network Economy: Past, Present, and Future Technological Change

The dissertation provides a unique, new holistic perspective on globalization as a long-term process. It puts current changes in a historical context in a systematic fashion, unpacking the global political, economic, social, and cultural implications …

The Phoenix-cycle: Global leadership transition in a long-wave perspective [Paper presentation]

It has been argued that one of the reoccurring phenomenon of hegemonic transitions is the inability of the existing leader to establish a similar leadership position in a newly emerging and structurally different commercial and organizational …