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Harvard Business Review:For the Modern-Day Professional

Harvard Business Review(HBR) is one of the most authoritative business journals in the world with articles written on various domains on Business. The fact that the most renowned academic and industrial stalwarts contribute to these articles just proves the authority and quality. The articles are written by contributors from all around the world with a …

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Critiques of the World-Systems Analysis

Wallerstein’s treatise on the World-Systems Analysis caused many ripples within the social sciences. Some important critiques to his theory include – the ones by Skocpol (1977) Peter Worsley and Aronowitz (1981) being two of the most important critiques of Wallerstein.  Theda Skocpol (published – 1977) In Skocpol’s view, Wallerstein does not explain the transition from …

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Origins of Capitalism : A World-System Analysis

The World-Systems Analysis is a method of understanding world history and social change, for understanding how structures of the modern world arose and why some became dominant. It is fundamentally based on the idea that the world-system, rather than individual nation-states, is the primary—but not only—unit of social analysis. Immanuel Wallerstein developed the best-known form …

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Woodstock: The Summer of ‘69

In the summer of 1969 (August 15 – 18), about half a million people witnessed something truly magical at the Woodstock festival on a dairy farm north-west of New York. But the media portrayal of the event tells an altogether different story. Eminent publications of the day told of degenerate, drug-addled hippies descending upon Bethel, …

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