Unthinking Social Science The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms

ISBN-10: 1566398991

ISBN-13: 9781566398992

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Immanuel Wallerstein

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List price: $27.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 7/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
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 to the Second Edition
Introduction: Why Unthink?
The Social Sciences: From Genesis to Bifurcation
The French Revolution as a World-Historical Event
Crises: The World-Economy, the Movements, and the Ideologies
The Concept of Development
The Industrial Revolution: Cui Bono?
Economic Theories and Historical Disparities of Development
Societal Development, or Development of the World-System?
The Myrdal Legacy: Racism and Underdevelopment as Dilemmas
Development: Lodestar or Illusion?
Concepts of Time and Space
A Comment on Epistemology: What is Africa?
Does India Exist?
The Inventions of TimeSpace Realities: Towards an Understanding of our Historical Systems
Revisiting Marx
Marx and Underdevelopment
Marxisms as Utopias: Evolving Ideologies
Revisiting Braudel
Fernand Braudel, Historian, "homme de la conjoncture"
Capitalism: The Enemy of the Market?
Braudel on Capitalism, or Everything Upside Down
Beyond Annales?
World-Systems Analysis as Unthinking
Historical Systems as Complex Systems
Call for a Debate about the Paradigm
A Theory of Economic History in Place of Economic Theory?
World-Systems Analysis: The Second Phase
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