Publications

August 2003
Immanuel Wallerstein

New York: The New Press.

>Publisher Link The United States in decline? Its admirers and detractors alike claim the opposite: that America is now in a position of unprecedented global supremacy. But in fact, Immanuel Wallerstein argues, a more nuanced evaluation of recent history reveals that America has been fading as a...
August 2001
Immanuel Wallerstein

Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

>Publisher Link   This book is nothing short of a state-of-the-world address, delivered by a scholar uniquely suited to the task. Immanuel Wallerstein, one of the most prominent social scientists of our time, documents the profound transformations our world is undergoing. With these...
July 2001
Immanuel Wallerstein

(Second Edition). Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

>Publisher Link In this, new edition of a classic work—now with a new preface—on the roots of social scientific thinking, Immanuel Wallerstein develops a thorough-going critique of the legacy of nineteenth-century social science for social thought in the new millennium. We have to “unthink”—...
May 2000
Immanuel Wallerstein

New York: The New Press.

>Publisher Link mmanuel Wallerstein is one of the most innovative social scientists of his generation. Past president of the International Sociological Association, he has had a major influence on the development of social thought throughout the world, and his books are translated into every...
September 1998
Immanuel Wallerstein

New York: The New Press.

>Publisher Link The twentieth century has witnessed both the triumphs and failures of the dreams that have informed the modern world. In Utopistics, Immanuel Wallerstein argues that the global order that nourished those dreams is on the brink of disintegration. Pointing to the globalization of...
November 1995
Immanuel Wallerstein

New York: The New Press.

>Publisher Link In After Liberalism, the distinguished historian and political scientist Immanuel Wallerstein examines the process of disintegration of our modern world-system and speculates on the changes that may occur during the next few decades. He explores the historical choices before us...
January 1992
Immanuel Wallerstein

London: Verso.

Google Books: Forty years after the defeat of Nazism, and twenty years after the great wave of decolonization, how is it that racism remains a growing phenomenon? What are the special characteristics of contemporary racism? How can it be related to class divisions and to the contradictions of the...
June 1984
Immanuel Wallerstein

Cambridge University Press

  >Publisher Link In these essays, written (with one exception) between 1978 and 1982, Immanuel Wallerstein elaborates on the political and theoretical implications of the world-systems perspective outlined in his celebrated books The Modern World-System and The Capitalist World-Economy. Whereas...
March 1979
Immanuel Wallerstein

Cambridge University Press

  >Publisher Link In The Capitalist World-Economy Immanuel Wallerstein focuses on the two central conflicts of capitalism, bourgeois versus proletarian and core versus periphery, in an attempt to describe both the cyclical rhythms and the secular transformations of capitalism, conceived as a...

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