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Evolutionary Processes in World Politics

The Making of a Digital World

The Evolution of Technological Change and How It Shaped Our World

Authors: Rennstich, J.

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This book offers a unique perspective on current changes. Describing globalization as a long-term process of intertwined technological, economic, political, and cultural changes, the author identifies distinct phases in the global system development, and concludes that the pattern of change continues even with the rise of new digital technologies.

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JOACHIM K. RENNSTICH is Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Fordham University, USA.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Thinking about Globalization—an Introduction

    Rennstich, Joachim K.

    Pages 1-25

  • An Evolutionary Theory of Globalization

    Rennstich, Joachim K.

    Pages 26-70

  • Drivers of Global Change—Leading Sectors of the Informational Network Economy

    Rennstich, Joachim K.

    Pages 71-134

  • Drivers of Leading Sector Change—the Role of States, Organizations, and Individuals

    Rennstich, Joachim K.

    Pages 135-164

  • Drivers of Leading Actor Change—Interstate Rivalry at the Systemic Level

    Rennstich, Joachim K.

    Pages 165-197

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-61106-1
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Softcover $105.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-53512-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Making of a Digital World
Book Subtitle
The Evolution of Technological Change and How It Shaped Our World
Authors
Series Title
Evolutionary Processes in World Politics
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-61106-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230611061
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7448-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53512-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 260
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