The following resources are for use with IROWS' Polities and Settlements Project. All materials contained herein are intended for academic use.
Please contact Professor Christopher Chase-Dunn for permission to publish materials that use these files.
NSF HSD Research Proposal; “Global state formation: modeling the rise, fall and upward sweeps of large polities in world history and the global future”
Size: Urbanization and Empire Formation in World-Systems (PEWS02 paper)
ASA 2001 Presentation (for PowerPoint 97)
Settlement Systems: Past and Present by C. Chase-Dunn and A. Jorgenson
Estimating the Population Sizes of Cities by Daniel Pasciuti and Chris Chase-Dunn
IROWS Working Paper #5 Christopher. Chase-Dunn and Alice Willard, Systems of Cities and World-Systems
IROWS Working Paper #7 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Susan Manning, "City Systems and World-Systems: Four Millennia of City Growth and Decline"
IROWS Working Paper #11 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Alexis Alvarez and Daniel Pasciuti,
IROWS Working Paper #15 Christopher Chase-Dunn, “The role of ecosettlement systems in social evolution”
IROWS Working Paper #30 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Thomas D. Hall, Richard Niemeyer, Alexis Alvarez, Hiroko Inoue, Kirk Lawrence,
Anders Carlson, Benjamin Fierro, Matthew Kanashiro, Hala Sheikh-Mohamed and Laura Young,
IROWS Working Paper #39 Alexis Alvarez, Hiroko Inoue, Kirk Lawrence, James Love, Evelyn Courtney and Christopher Chase-Dunn,
“Upsweep Inventory: Scale Shifts of Settlements and Polities Since the Stone Age”
Excel file containing Chandler’s estimates of the population sizes of largest cities http://irows.ucr.edu/research/citemp/data/citypopsizes.xls
Excel file contains Modelski’s estimates of the population sizes of largest cities http://irows.ucr.edu/research/citemp/data/citypopsizes.xls
Excel file containing Rein Taagepera’s coding of the territorial sizes of empires: http://irows.ucr.edu/research/citemp/data/modelski.xls