Broadening and Deepening: Systemic Expansion, Incorporation and the Zone of Ignorance
AbstractI intend to address a critical element of world-systems theory, and in doing so illuminate some larger concerns with international relations theory in general. Speci?cally, I will be examining the concept of the ?external arena? and its relation to the international system as an expanding whole. The goal is to re-think the incorporation of new regions (?states? and peoples) into the world-system in order to understand world-system processes more completely. This should be taken as a positive critique of both Wallerstein?s analysis of incorporation (European, state-centric, ?inside-out?) and Hall?s analysis of incorporation (external, indigenous peoples, ?outside in?).
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Carlson, J. D. (2001). Broadening and Deepening: Systemic Expansion, Incorporation and the Zone of Ignorance. Journal of World-Systems Research, 7(2), 225–263. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2001.180
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