Contested Peripheries? in World Systems Theory: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley as a Test Case*
AbstractThe term ?contested periphery? was recently coined by Mitchell Allen for use in his 1997 UCLA dissertation concerned with Philistia, the Neo-Assyrians, and World systems theory (Allen 1997: 49-51, 320-21, Fig. 1.4; cf. also Berquist 1995a, 1995b). Allen identi?ed ?contested peripheries? as ?border zones where different systems intersect? (Allen 1997: 320). Chase-Dunn and Hall immediately adopted this term and de?ned it more formally as ?a peripheral region for which one or more core regions compete? (Chase-Dunn and Hall 1997: 37).
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Cline, E. H. . (2000). Contested Peripheries? in World Systems Theory: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley as a Test Case*. Journal of World-Systems Research, 6(1), 7–16. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2000.233
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