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date: 01 December 2020

Long Cycle and World-Systems Theoretical Research Programslocked

  • Christopher Chase-DunnChristopher Chase-DunnDepartment of Sociology, University of California, Riverside
  •  and Hiroko InoueHiroko InoueDepartment of Sociology, University of California, Riverside

Summary

Substantial overlaps are found between world-systems and long-cycle theoretical research programs in this study of the emergence and growth of sociocultural complexity and hierarchy. Although these two approaches have different theoretical ancestors and significantly different conceptual vocabularies, they mainly converge with regard to crucial elements such as units of analysis and changes in the distribution of power.

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