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Evolutionary systems theory: concepts and schools in international relations

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 …

Evolutionary systems theory

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

The making of a digital world: the evolution of technological change and how it shaped our world

Providing a unique, empirically based perspective on the past and future development of globalization as a long-term process emerging in different parts of the world, this book puts current changes in a historical context in a systematic fashion, …

The future of hegemony and global system leadership

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 …

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

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 …

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 new economy, the leadership long cycle, and the nineteenth k-wave.

Most authors analyzing the 'New Economy' study it as an isolated phenomenon. This approach, however, misses the continued significance of structural economic and socio-political fundamentals, both domestically and within the world economy. This paper …