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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) The special section in Education and Information Technologies has been published now in print and online. 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 constantly evolving. However, the main challenges involved in digitally facilitated collaborative work that includes elements of creative co-creation—typically found in the area of higher education or professional settings that involve creative and design tasks—can be found in the facilitation of creative environments in “virtual space”.

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

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 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 …