rivalry

From sea to space: The evolution of major and great power rivalries [Paper presentation]

The dynamics of major power rivalries have developed in tune with political and economic global system long-term developmental phases for a number of centuries. This paper places a special focus on the current phase of major power rivalry and the …

The Making of a Digital World

Develops a model of world system development as a complex adaptive social system. The model is then empirically tested focusing on the two core dimensions, the economic and political developmental processes.

The complexity of history: systems that make a world [Paper presentation]

The dynamics of major power rivalries have developed in tune with political and economic global system long-term developmental phases for a number of centuries. This paper places a special focus on the current phase of major power rivalry and the …

The future of hegemony and global system leadership [Paper presentation]

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, …

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 …

All politics are orbital: two-level rivalry dynamics and the US-Soviet space race [Paper presentation]

Test of the popular notion that after the launch of the first Sputnik the Soviet Union and the U.S. engaged in a race to space, following previous patterns of competition between th e major power rivals.

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 …

Rivalry environments and the nineteenth K-wave [Paper presentation]

Grounded in the expanding literature on the concept of rivalry this paper 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. This paper introduces …

From commercial to strategic rivalry? Rivalry environments and the nineteenth K-Wave [Paper presentation]

Introduces a categorization of these 'contexts' in the form of global rivalry environments.