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World-systems research has constructed swiftly during the last thirty years. state-of-the-art scholars and junior students come to world-systems research as a well-established procedure spanning the entire social sciences. the simplest world-systems scholarship, even if, is unfold throughout a number of methodologies and greater than part a dozen educational disciplines. Aiming to crystallize 40 years of development and lay the basis for the continuing improvement of the sector, the Handbook of World-Systems Analysis is a entire evaluation of the kingdom of the sector of world-systems research seeing that its origins virtually 40 years ago.
The Handbook comprises contributions from a world, interdisciplinary crew of extra than eighty world-systems students. The authors contain founders of the sphere, mid-career students, and newly rising voices. every one offers a photograph of a space of world-systems research because it exists this day and offers a imaginative and prescient for the future.
The transparent variety and extensive scope of the Handbook will make it crucial interpreting for college kids and students of anthropology, archaeology, geography, political technology, heritage, sociology, and improvement economics.
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