development

A global metamorphosis? A theory of evolution of a digital capitalism [Paper presentation]

One of the reoccurring phenomena 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 arrangement. This shift in the …

Korruption im Spiegel der Weltreligionen: Entwicklungspolitische Bedeutung eines moralisch-theologischen Urproblems

Beschreibt Korruption als ethisches und soziales Problem aus Sicht der verschiedenen Weltreligionen.

World system evolution [Paper presentation]

This paper argues that the current shifts (or crisis) in world system developmental trajectories can best be understood if they are placed in a long-term, evolutionary world-system developmental perspective. Rather than being a 'regular' iteration in …

The Making of a Digital World

Entwickelt das Modell eines Weltsystems als komplexes, adaptives soziales System von in sich geschachtelten Subprozessen. Dieses Modell wird dann empirisch entlang den wesentlichen beiden Dimensionen — der ökonomischen und politischen Entwicklung von Prozessen — empirisch untersucht.

Future's future: a test of models of systemic transition [Paper presentation]

A future foretold? Multinational firms and leading sector development—Past, present, and future [Paper presentation]

The rise of awareness in globalization processes has led to a renewed focus on leading sectors and thus the interaction between states and multinational firms that helps foster them. Previously viewed as “national agents” of state power, …

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 …

Global encounters: incorporating global voices into local classrooms [Paper presentation]

Low-cost internet-based technologies are now widely available around the world even in areas previously de-facto cut off from the core of Western educational centers. These technologies enable us to build bridges across the North-South divide in our …

Global encounters: incorporating global voices into local classrooms [Paper presentation]

Low-cost internet-based technologies are now widely available around the world even in areas previously de-facto cut off from the core of Western educational centers. These technologies enable us to build bridges across the North-South divide in our …

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 …