Social Evolution and the Future of World Society
AbstractThe idea of world society implies a fully articulated complex culture and consciousness. This has been emerging on a global scale, but the old world-system of multiple cultures continues to exist at the same time that a global culture is in formation. This article discusses the historical evolution of world orders, the coming dark age of deglobalization and the potential for the eventual emergence of a collectively rational and democratic global commonwealth.
How to Cite
Chase-Dunn, C. (2005). Social Evolution and the Future of World Society. Journal of World-Systems Research, 11(2), 171–192. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2005.385
Globalizations from Above and Below: the Future of World Society
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