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World system in the information age

This paper looks at the impact of digital technologies and other major technological innovations in recent years on possible major shifts in the development of and control over the world system. The pace of the most inner process in the world system …

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 …

Podcasting

Basis-Einführung in den Gebrauch von Podcasting in Forschung und Wirtschaft.

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 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 …

The Future of Great Power Rivalries

Grounded in the expanding literature on the concept of rivalry, this chapter examines the question whether we should expect the number of rivalries in the twenty-first century to rise, to remain steady, or even to fall and why so. It introduces a …