World-systems theory and formal and simulation modeling

Authored by: Hiroko Inoue

Routledge Handbook of World-Systems Analysis

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415563642
eBook ISBN: 9780203863428
Adobe ISBN: 9781135179151


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This essay considers the ways in which formal modeling can be used to understand the evolutionary dynamics of world-systems. Developing formal models to explain world-systems dynamics is intertwined with the unique theoretical assumptions of world-systems theorizing. This essay reviews some modeling strategies relevant to world-systems modeling and suggests useful approaches for world-systems analysis.

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