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End of the World As We Know It Social Science for the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0816633983

ISBN-13: 9780816633982

Edition: 2001

Authors: Immanuel Wallerstein

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List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 1/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.85" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Immanuel Wallerstein has been a Senior Research Scholar at Yale University since 2000, having taught previously at many distinguished universities. Among his many books, he is the author of the magisterial 4-volume work, The Modern World System. Volume IV is recently published.

Preface
Uncertainty and Creativity: Premises and Conclusions
The World of Capitalism
Social Science and the Communist Interlude, or Interpretations of Contemporary History
The ANC and South Africa: The Past and Future of Liberation Movements in the World-System
The Rise of East Asia, or The World-System in the Twenty-First Century
Coda: The So-called Asian Crisis: Geopolitics in the Longue Duree
States? Sovereignty? The Dilemmas of Capitalists in an Age of Transition
Ecology and Capitalist Costs of Production: No Exit
Liberalism and Democracy: Freres Ennemis?
Integration to What? Marginalization from What?
Social Change? Change Is Eternal. Nothing Ever Changes
The World of Knowledge
Social Science and Contemporary Society: The Vanishing Guarantees of Rationality
Differentiation and Reconstruction in the Social Sciences
Eurocentrism and Its Avatars: The Dilemmas of Social Science
The Structures of Knowledge, or How Many Ways May We Know?
The Rise and Future Demise of World-Systems Analysis
Social Science and the Quest for a Just Society
The Heritage of Sociology, the Promise of Social Science
Notes
Permissions
Index