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Thompson, William R.

Systemic Transitions

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: How Might We Know That a Systemic Transition Is Underway? Clues for the Twenty-First Century
William R. Thompson

Part 1. Past

2. Relative Decline: Why Does It Induce War or Sustain Peace?
Steve Chan, Brock F. Tessman

3. Transitions in Hegemony: A Theory Based on State Type and Technology
Peter J. Hugill

4. Structural Preludes to Systemic Transition since 1494
William R. Thompson

5. Falling Down: An Empirical Test of Dynamic Differentials Theory 1500–1999
Michael Lee

Part 2. Present

6. Searching for Changing Organizational Architecture during Global Transition: Where Is the Post—Cold War Order?
Thomas J. Volgy, Keith A. Grant, Elizabeth Fausett

7. Whether and How Global Leadership Transitions Will Result in War: Some Long-Term Predictions from the Steps-to-War Explanation
John A. Vasquez

8. Implications of Asia’s Rise to Global Status
Jacek Kugler, Ronald L. Tammen

9. Kantian Dynamics and Systemic Transitions: Can International Organizations Influence U.S.-China Conflict?
David P. Rapkin, William R. Thompson

10. Exploration of Connections between Energy Use and Leadership Transitions
David J. Lepoire

Part 3. Future

11. The Evolutionary Trajectory of the World System toward an Age of Transition
Tessaleno C. Devezas

12. Cities in Transitions and Transformations: Exploring a Jacobsean Approach to Macro-Social Change
Peter J. Taylor

13. Scale Transitions and the Evolution of Global Governance since the Bronze Age
Christopher Chase-Dunn, Richard Niemeyer, Alexis Alvarez, Hiroko Inoue

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, International Relations

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Evolutionary Processes in World Politics series
Page amount
303 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230618381
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37543-1

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