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Immanuel Wallerstein is a Senior Research Scholar at Yale University and Director of the Fernand Braudel Center at Binghamton University. Among his many books are The Modern World-System (three volumes); The End of the World as We Know It: Social Science for the Twenty-first Century; Utopistics: Or, Historical Choices of the Twenty-first Century; and Unthinking Social Science: The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms. He is the recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award and is a former president of the International Sociological Association.
Good introduction to the theory by the originator. Not a long book.Published 3 months ago by John Fowler
This book is a solid introduction to Wallerstein's version of "World-Systems Analysis" which is a way of approaching political-economy that inherits quite a bit of the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by C. D. Varn
This summary is brief but effective. I try to turn all my friends onto World System Analysis, because it puts economics in social context, which makes more sense for our world. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rebecca
Immanuel Wallerstein is certainly one of the most revolutionary and influential social sciences thinkers alive today, so when he writes a very accessible and informative... Read morePublished on October 15, 2010 by M. A. Krul
I am a skeptic of WSA, and this book did not persuade me to join the religion. Sorry, but I just don't get it.Published on March 3, 2010 by Scholasticus
Excellent reading. Answers all the questions as to how and why we are at the point we are at. Still subjects are we.Published on December 24, 2008 by K P
This book is a coprenical revolution (after Nicolaus Copernicus) where it unveils both modern history and society in a clear manner, and it removes all of the ideological gibberish... Read morePublished on July 9, 2008 by hussam touqan
If you are new to WS then start reading Marx and Political Theory by Richard Ashcraft a Professor at UCLA. Read morePublished on October 9, 2007 by Society advocate
Immanuel Wallerstein is the recognized authority on World-Systems Analysis. In fact, to him is due most of the credit for the appearance of this relatively new and as of yet rather... Read morePublished on April 10, 2007 by Jalil Jacallen