IROWS Working Papers

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#1Christopher. Chase-Dunn, World State Formation: Historical Processes and Emergent Necessity

#2 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Edward Clewett and Elaine Sundahl, A Very Small World- System in Northern California: The Wintu and Their Neighbors

#3 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Mahua Sarkar, Place Names and Intersocietal Interaction: Wintu and Their Neighbors

#4Christopher Chase-Dunn and Elena Ermolaeva, The Ancient Hawaiian World- System: Research in Progress

#5Christopher. Chase-Dunn and Alice Willard, Systems of Cities and World-Systems

#6 Chris Chase-Dunn, Alexis Alvarez, Dan Pasciuti and Tom Hall, Power and Size: Urbanization and Empire Formation in World-Systems

#7 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Susan Manning, "City Systems and World-Systems: Four Millennia  of City Growth and Decline" 

#8 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Rebecca Giem, Andrew Jorgenson, Thomas Reifer and John Rogers,

            "The Trajectory of the United States in the World-System: A Quantitative Reflection" 

#9 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas E. Reifer,

             "U.S. hegemony and biotechnology: the geopolitics of new lead industries"

#10 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Andrew Jorgenson, Rebecca Giem, Shoon Lio, Thomas E. Reifer and John Rogers,

            “Waves of Structural Globalization since 1800: New results on Investment Globalization” 

#11 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Alexis Alvarez and Daniel Pasciuti,

            “World-systems in the biogeosphere: three thousand years of urbanization, empire formation and climate change.”


#12 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Barry Gills,

“Understanding waves of globalization and resistance in the capitalist world(-)system: social movements and critical globalization studies.”


#13 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Andrew Jorgenson,

            “Regions and Interaction Networks: A World-Systems Perspective”


#14 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Daniel Pasciuti, Alexis Alvarez and Thomas D. Hall,

            “The Ancient Mesopotamian and Egyptian World-Systems”


#15 Christopher Chase-Dunn, “The role of ecosettlement systems in social evolution”


#16  Christopher Chase-Dunn, Alexis Alvarez, Hiroko Inoue, Richard Niemeyer and John Rogers

            “East/West Urban and Empire Synchrony”


            #17 Ellen Reese, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Erika Gutierrez, Rebecca Álvarez,

          Linda Kim, and Christine Petit.   “Unions and the World Social Forum Process”


#18 Ellen Reese, Chris Chase-Dunn, Mark Herkenrath, Christine Petit, Linda Kim and Darragh White

            “Transnational dissent: solidarity and division among the activists”


#19 Chris Chase-Dunn, Ken Barr, Anders Carlson, Chris Schmitt, Shoon Lio, Rick Niemeyer and Tom Reifer

            “Trade and the flag: integration and conflict in waves of globalization and deglobalization”


#20 Chris Chase-Dunn, Upward Sweeps in the Historical Evolution of World-Systems


#21 Chris Chase-Dunn and Ellen Reese, “Global party formation in world historical perspective”


#22 Chris Chase-Dunn, Alexis Alvarez, Hiroko Inoue, Richard Niemeyer, Anders Carlson, Ben Fierro and Kirk Lawrence,

            Rise, Fall and Upward Sweeps of Empire and City Growth Since the Bronze Age


#23 Chris Chase-Dunn, Richard Niemeyer and Juliann Allison, “Futures of Biotechnology and Geopolitics”


#24 Chris Chase-Dunn “Nested Networks and Semiperipheral Development In the American Southwest


#25 Christine Petit “Web Contours of Social Movements


      #26 Christine Petit, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Ellen Reese and Richard Niemeyer

                  The Contours  of Solidarity and Division Among Global movements”

#27 Kenneth Barr, Shoon Lio, Christopher Schmitt, Anders Carlson,  Kirk Lawrence, Jonathan Krause, Yvonne Hsu,

             Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas E. Reifer

            “Global Conflict and Elite Integration in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

            #28 Chris Chase-Dunn, Alexis Alvarez, Andrew Jorgenson, Richard Niemeyer, Daniel Pasciuti and John Weeks,

                        “Global city networks in world historical perspective”

            #29 Ellen Reese, Mark Herkenrath, Chris Chase-Dunn, Rebecca Giem, Erika Gutierrez, Linda Kim, and Christine Petit

                        “Alliances and Divisions with the ‘movement of movements’: survey findings from the 2005 World Social Forum”

            #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, 

                        Middlemen and marcher states in Central Asia and East/West Growth/Decline Phases”

             #31 Ellen Reese, Mark Herkenrath, Chris Chase-Dunn, Rebecca Giem, Erika Gutierrez, Linda Kim and Christine Petit 

                        “North-South contradictions and bridges at the World Social Forum”

              #32 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Alvarez, Richard Niemeyer and Hala Sheikh-Mohamed

                        “Global State Formation in World Historical Perspective”

               #33 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Ellen Reese

                        Historical and Contemporary Processes of Global Party Formation From Above and Below

          #34 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Richard Niemeyer, Alexis Alvarez, Hiroko Inoue, Hala Sheikh-Mohamed

                        and Eran Chazan

                               Cycles of Rise and Fall, Upsweeps and Collapses: Changes in the Scale of Settlements and Polities Since the Bronze Age”
               #35 Christopher Chase-Dunn “The World Revolution of 20xx”
               #36 Rebecca Álvarez, Erika Gutierrez, Linda Kim, Christine Petit, and Ellen Reese, 

                                The Contours of Color at the World Social Forum:  Reflections on Racialized Politics,Representation, and the Global Justice Movement

               #37  Christopher Chase-Dunn, Ellen Reese, Toi Carter and Roy Kwon,

                                “Intelligentsia, Academics, Students and Other Participants at the World Social Forum”

               #38 Bridgett Portman, Comrades in Arms?: Socialists and Communists at the World Social Forum

               #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”
               #40  Christopher Chase-Dunn and Bruce Lerro 
                               Democratizing Global Governance:  Strategy and Tactics in Evolutionary Perspective”

               #41 Jake Apkarian, Jesse Fletcher, Robert A. Hanneman, Hiroko Inoue, Kirk Lawrence and Christopher Chase-Dunn,

                     “The Human Demographic Regulator”

               #42 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas D. Hall, East and West in World-Systems Evolution.
               #43 Rachel M. Meeker, Religion and Radicalism in Contemporary Transnational Social Movements: The 2007 Nairobi World Social Forum
               #44 C. Chase-Dunn and M. Kaneshiro 
                               Stability and Change in the contours of Alliances Among movements in the social forum process”

                  #45  Ellen Reese, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Kadambari Anantram, Gary Coyne, Matheu Kaneshiro, Ashley N. Koda,

                                Roy Kwon, and Preeta Saxena

                   Appendix for Surveys of World Social Forum Participants Show Influence of Place and Base in the Global Public Sphere

      # 46   Jeffrey Kentor, “The Divergence of Economic and Coercive Power in the World Economy 1960 to 2000: a quantitative measure of world-system position

       #47 C. Chase-Dunn and Kirk Lawrence, “World-System Futures”

     #48 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Matheu Kaneshiro, Richard Niemeyer, Preeta Saxena, Roy Kwon and James Love

        “The New Global Left and Transnational Social Movements”

     #49  Christopher Chase-Dunn and James Love, Social Movement Networks as Reflected in Web Publications

   #50  Christopher Chase-Dunn, Richard Niemeyer, Preeta Saxena, Matheu Kaneshiro, James Love and Amanda Spears,

                   The New Global Left: Movements and Regimes

   #51 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue, Can You Really Study the World-System in Second Life?

   #52 Matthew C. Mahutga and David A. Smith, “Globalization, the Structure of the World Economy and Economic Growth”

   #53 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Alvarez, Kirk Lawrence and James Love

                    Synchronous East-West Urban and Empire Upsweeps?

   #54 Matthew Mahutga, Garrett Grainger, Andrew Jorgenson and Roy Kwon

                   Developing Equity or Structuring Inequality?: Toward a Political Economy of Income Inequality

   #55  Christopher Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue “Accelerating Global State Formation and Democracy”

#56  Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Álvarez, E.N. Anderson, Kirk Lawrence, Teresa Neal, Dmytro Khutkyy, Sandor Nagy, Walter DeWinter and Christopher Chase-Dunn

Comparing World-Systems: Empire Upsweeps and Non-core marcher states Since the Bronze Age

#57  Christopher Chase-Dunn and Shoon Lio “Global Class Formation and the New Global Left in World Historical Perspective”

   #58 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Matheu Kaneshiro, James Love, Kirk Lawrence and Edwin Elias,

    Neoliberalism, populist movements and the Pink Tide in Latin America

    #59 Anthony Roberts, Joseph Genova, James Love, Kirk Lawrence, Hiroko Inoue, Evelyn Courtney,  Edwin Elias

               and Christopher Chase-Dunn, Semiperipheral Development in the Mediterranean World

      #60  Christopher Chase-DunnCrises of capitalism and Counter-Movements in World Historical Perspective

      #61  Anthony Roberts and Jason Struna, “The Interface of Global Class Formation and Core-Peripheral Relations:

               Toward a Synthetic Theory and Analysis of Global Inequalities”

     #62 Anthony Roberts,  The Emergence of Disease in Early World-Systems:

   A Theoretical Model of World-System and Pathogen Evolution

#63 Jesse Fletcher, Jake Apkarian, Kirk Lawrence, Hiroko Inoue, Christopher Chase-Dunn and Robert Hanneman

      Simulating Simple World-Systems: Power and Hierarchy in Intersocietal Networks

 #64 2010 U.S. Social Forum Survey of Attendees: Preliminary Report  Gary Coyne, Juliann Allison,

Ellen Reese, Katja Guenther, Ian Breckenridge-Jackson,

               Edwin Elias, Ali Lairy, James Love, Anthony Roberts, Natasha Rodojcic, Miryam Ruvalcaba,

Elizabeth Schwarz and Christopher Chase-Dunn

   #65  Last of the Hegemons: U.S. Hegemonic Decline and Global Governance,

 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Roy Kwon, Kirk Lawrence and Hiroko Inoue

   #66 A comparative framework for studying the causes of integration among Bronze and Iron Age polities,

               Christopher Chase-Dunn, Kirk Lawrence and Hiroko Inoue

   #67 Explanations of scale changes in settlement and polity sizes” Christopher Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue

   #68 Comparison of Two Southwestern Frontiers and Borderlands: Lessons from Ancient to Modern Borders‘ Thomas D. Hall

    #69  Governance of the Global City:  The Rise of Global Democracy in the 21st Century”, Christopher Chase-Dunn

     #70 “Continuities and transformations in the evolution of world-systems: Terminal crisis or a new systemic cycle of accumulation? C. Chase-Dunn

#71 The Network of movements in the U.S. social forum process: Comparing Atlanta 2007 with Detroit 2010”

                      C. Chase-Dunn and Ian Breckenridge-Jackson

   #72  Maritime Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century China: The Rise and Fall of Koxinga Revisited,  Ho-fung Hung

   #73 “Global Public Social Science”  C. Chase-Dunn

   #74 Diffusion of the Occupy Movement in California, C. Chase-Dunn and Michaela Curran-Strange

#76 Latin America in the World-System: world revolutions and semiperipheral development

               Christopher Chase-Dunn, and Alessandro Morosin

#77 The Evolution of Systemic Logics, Chris Chase-Dunn

#78 Contemporary Semiperipheral Development: The Regimes and Movements. C. Chase-Dunn

# 79 Semiperipheral Capitalist City-States and the Commodification of Wealth, Land, Labor and Goods

            Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Álvarez, Andrew Owen and Eugene N. Anderson

#80 The Prehistory of Money in Southern California

Christopher Chase-Dunn, Eugene N. Anderson, Hiroko Inoue, and Alexis Álvarez

#81 Crisis of What?: End of capitalism or new systemic cycle of capitalist accumulation

            Christopher Chase-Dunn

# 82 The World Revolution of 2011: Assembling a United Front of the New Global Left

   C. Chase-Dunn

#83 Five Linked Crises in the Contemporary World-System

               C. Chase-Dunn

#84 Articulating the Web of Transnational Social Movements,   C. Chase-Dunn, Anne-Sophie Stäbler

               Ian Breckenridge-Jackson and Joel Herrera

#85 Uneven Political Development: Largest Empires in Ten World Regions and the Central PMN Since the Late Bronze Age

Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Alvarez, Rebecca Alvarez, E. N. Anderson and Teresa Neal

#86 Global history and world-systems C. Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Teresa Neal and Evan Heimlich

#87 Global Indigenism and the Web of Transnational Social Movements

 C. Chase-Dunn, James Fenelon, Thomas D. Hall,  Ian Breckenridge-Jackson and Joel Herrera

#88 C. Chase-Dunn Periodizing the Thought of Andre Gunder Frank: From Underdevelopment to the 19th Century Asian Age

# 89 Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Álvarez, Eugene N. Anderson, Andrew Owen, Rebecca Álvarez, Kirk Lawrence and Christopher Chase-Dunn

Urban scale shifts since the Bronze Age: upsweeps, collapses and semiperipheral development

# 90 Salvatore Babones From Capitalism to Empire: The Political Economy of the Third Millennium

#91 E.N. Anderson Language Evolution and Animal Communication

#92 E.N. Anderson Medieval Warmth:  Did the Medieval Warm Period Sink the Maya but Make the Mongols?


#93 C. Chase-Dunn and Dmytro Khutkky, The Evolution of Geopolitics and Imperialism in Interpolity Systems

#94 Andrea Komlosy, From Contract Manufacture to Global Player: Is China Moving to the Global Core?

#95 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Joel L. Sachs, Peter Turchin, and Robert Hanneman,   Spiraling Coupled Human and Biotic Systems




#97 Dmytro Khutkyy, Empirical Indicators of Stratification of Modern Societies in the Process of Intersocietal Selection

# 98 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Alexis Alvarez, Rebecca Alvarez, E. N. Anderson and Teresa Neal Uneven Urban Development: Largest Cities since the Late Bronze Age”

# 99 Walter deWinter “Globalization in Nubia during the Middle Kingdom and the Second Intermediate Period (2000- 1500 B.C.)

#100 C. Chase-Dunn, David Wilkinson, E.N. Anderson, Hiroko Inoue and Robert Denemark Time Mapping Globalization since the Bronze Age


#101 C. Chase-Dunn The Piketty Challenge: Global Inequality and World Revolutions


#102 S. Babones  Sovereignty in the Millennial World-System

#103  C. Chase-Dunn and Marilyn Grell-Brisk Uneven and Combined Development in the Sociocultural Evolution of World-Systems


#105 C. Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue and Teresa Neal “High Bar Rules of Thumb for Time-Mapping Systemic Interaction Networks”


#106 Marilyn Grell-Brisk “Beyond the Long Twentieth Century: China in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Changing Dynamics of the World-System”


#107 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Joel Herrera, John Aldecoa, Ian Breckenridge-Jackson and Nicolas Pascal Anarchism in the Web of Transnational Social Movements”

#108 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue and Levin Welch “Comparing World-Systens: Power,Size and Warfare

#109 David O. Wilkinson The Power Configurations of the Central Civilization/ World System in the Twelfth Century”

#110 C. Chase-Dunn “Social Movements and Collective Behavior in Premodern Polities”

#111 C. Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue and E.N. Anderson, Hangzhou and 13th Century East Asian Geopolitics

#112 Dmytro Khutkyy and Christopher Chase-Dunn “World-Systems”


#115 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue, Long Cycles and World-Systems: Theoretical Research Programs

#116 Christopher Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Eugene Anderson and David Wilkinson, The SETPOL Framework: Settlements and polities in World-Systems

#117 C. Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue Problems of Peaceful Change: Interregnum, Deglobalization and the Evolution of Global Governance.

#118 C, Chase-Dunn and Jennifer Skornik, The Global Right in the World Revolutions of 1917 and 20xx

#119 C. Chase-Dunn, The Rise of JWSR

#120 Sakin Erin and C. Chase-Dunn , Global Political Sociology and World-Systems

#121 C. Chase-Dunn, Social Science and World Revolutions

#122 C. Chase-Dunn, E.N. Anderson and David Wilkinson IBSS-S: SETPOL:

The Globalization of Empires and Cities since 1500 BCE

#123 Christopher Chase-Dunn and Teresa Neal, The World-System(s) of the Indian Ocean

#124  Sandor Nagy “Global swings of the political spectrum:

           cyclically delayed mirror waves of revolutions and counter-revolutions”

#125 Thomas D. Hall, Christopher Chase-Dunn, and Hiroko Inoue Wallerstein, Immanuel

#126 Hiroko Inoue and C. Chase-Dunn “A Multilevel Model of Sociocultural Evolution

#127 Elizabeth Bogumil and Christopher Chase-Dunn “Settlement Networks and Sociocultural Evolution”

#128 Marilyn Grell-Brisk and Chris Chase-Dunn “Mind the Gaps!: Clustered Obstacles to Mobility in the Core/Periphery Hierarchy”

#129 Chris Chase-Dunn, Marilyn Grell-Brisk and E.N. AndersonRacism and The Evolution of Distant Othering

#130 C. Chase-Dunn and Rebecca Alvarez Forging a Organizational Instrument for the Global Left:  The Vessel Proposal”

#131 C. Chase-Dunn, Sandor Nagy and Manjing Gao “East Asian World Revolutions

#132 E.N. Anderson “Climate and China’s Dynastic Cycles:  Did Climate Cause Rises and Falls?”

#133 C. Chase-Dunn and Marilyn Grell-Brisk “Oxford Bibliography in International Relations:

World-System Theory

#134 C. Chase-Dunn, Peter Grimes and E.N. Anderson The Cyclical Evolution of the Global Right”


#135 C. Chase-Dunn, Hiroko Inoue, Levin Welch and Manjing Gao “Upsweeps and Waves of Conflict in the East Asian World-System, 1800 CE-1830 CE.”

#136 C. Chase-Dunn 21st Century Deglobalization and the Struggle for Global Justice in the World Revolution of 20xx”

#137 C. Chase-Dunn, Jisoo Kim and Alexis Alvarez, “Comparing Waves of Structural Deglobalization:

A World-Systems Perspective”

#138  C. Chase-Dunn, Marilyn Grell-Brisk and Hiroko Inoue  The SetPol Frameworks for comparing World-Systems”



#140 Jisoo Kim “Deglobalization of the Core: A Formal Network Analysis”

#142  C. Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue World Revolutions and the Evolution of World-Systems