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The world system in the information age: structure, processes, and technologies

The new information age has the potential to not only alter the historical path of world system development as other socio-technological paradigmatic shifts have done, but to transform it substantially. One school of thought argues for a complete …

EAIT Special Issue

Creative online collaboration: a special challenge for co-creation (EAIT Special Section) Die special section in Education and Information Technologies ist jetzt in Print und Online publiziert. Die Beiträge betrachten die sich herausbildenden Plattformen für kreative Kollaborationen, sowohl für die Arbeit in Gruppen und Teams in kommerziellen als auch edukativen Kontexten.

Creative online collaboration: a special challenge for co-creation

Introduction to Special Section.

Creative online collaboration: a special challenge for co-creation [Special Section]

The trend towards digitally facilitated collaboration is irreversible. Basic tasks comprise communication, sharing of documents and documentation of the working process. Technical solutions that enable collaborative work exist aplenty and are …

Evolutionary systems theory: concepts and schools in international relations

As an interdisciplinary approach, evolutionary systems theory borrows from fields such as statistical physics, evolutionary biology as well as economics and others to build on their insights from studies of environments — as systems — and the …

Evolutionary systems theory

Summarizes major theoretical evolutionary approaches to the study of world systems.

The world system in the information age

The new information age has the potential to not only alter the historical path of world system development as other socio-technological paradigmatic shifts have done, but to transform it substantially. One school of thought argues for a complete …

Is globalization self-organizing?

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

Sapientia et Doctrina — 'Globalization: A Future Foretold?'

Book Review of 'Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages.'

The globalization literature has now reached a level of maturity that allows one to distinguish between different schools of thought. Whereas the first two stages broadly dealt with the process at large (its development and manifestation), the latest …