Giovanni Arrighi is a scholar of political economy and sociology, and as of early 2008 a Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Political economy originally was the term for studying production buying and selling and their relations with law custom and government Sociology (from Latin: socius "companion" and the suffix -ology "the study of" from Greek λόγος lógos "knowledge" The meaning of the word professor ( Latin: professor, person who professes to be an expert in some art or science teacher of highest rank) varies His work has been translated into over fifteen languages.
Arrighi was born in Italy in 1937. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest He received his PhD in economics from the University of Milan in 1960. "PhD" redirects here for other uses see PhD (disambiguation. Economics is the social science that studies the production distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The University of Milan (Università degli Studi di Milano UNIMI is one the largest universities in Italy, with about 62801 Students a teaching and research After a few years of teaching in Italy, he went to Africa in 1963. Arrighi first taught at the University College of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and then later at the University College of Dar es Salaam, while conducting research on African development. The University of Zimbabwe (UZ, is the first and largest university in Zimbabwe. See also Great Zimbabwe National Monument. For information about the March and June 2008 presidential elections see Zimbabwean presidential election During this time he developed arguments about how the labor supply and labor resistance affected the development of colonialism and national liberation movements. Welfare economics is a branch of Economics that uses microeconomic techniques to simultaneously determine Allocative efficiency within an economy and the See Colony and Colonization for examples of colonialism which do not refer to Western colonialism Wars of national liberation are conflicts fought by indigenous military groups against an imperial power in the name of Self-determination, thus attempting It was there that he met Immanuel Wallerstein, with whom he would later collaborate on a number of research projects. Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein (born 28 September 1930, New York City) is a U After returning to Italy in 1969, Arrighi and others formed the "Gruppo Gramsci" in 1971. In 1979 Arrighi joined Wallerstein and Terence Hopkins as a professor of sociology at the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations at SUNY Binghamton. The Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies Historical Systems and Civilizations at Binghamton University, State University of New York was founded in The State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY Binghamton or Binghamton University is one of the four university centers in New York State’s system of It was during this time that the Fernand Braudel Center became known as the main center of world-systems analysis, attracting scholars from all over the world. World system approach is a Post-Marxist view of world affairs one of several historical and current applications of Marxism to International relations.
His 1994 work The Long Twentieth Century reinterpreted the history of capitalism since the thirteenth century as a series of alternations between 'material expansions' and 'financial expansions'. Although in many ways intellectually close to Immanuel Wallerstein, he tends to ascribe greater significance to the recent shift in economic power to East Asia. He has also emphasized his debt to Adam Smith, Max Weber, Karl Marx, Antonio Gramsci, Karl Polanyi, and Joseph Schumpeter. Adam Smith ( baptised 16 June 1723 – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of Political economy. Maximilian Carl Emil Weber (maks 'veːbɐ (21 April 1864 &ndash 14 June 1920 was a German political economist and sociologist who was considered Antonio Gramsci ('ɡramʃi ( January 23, 1891 &ndash April 27, 1937) was an Italian Philosopher, Writer, Karl Paul Polanyi ( October 25, 1886, Vienna, Austria — April 23, 1964, Pickering Ontario) was a Hungarian Joseph Alois Schumpeter ( February 8, 1883 &ndash January 8, 1950) was an Economist and Political scientist born in He presently is a professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University.
His partner is a fellow sociology professor at Johns Hopkins, Beverly Silver, with whom he has co-authored several works. Beverly J Silver is an American scholar of labor and development whose work has been translated into over twelve languages
"Workers North and South" (with B. Beverly J Silver is an American scholar of labor and development whose work has been translated into over twelve languages J. Silver) in C. Leys and L. Panich, eds. , The Socialist Register 2001. London: The Merlin Press, 2000. Reprinted (abridged) in L. Amoore, ed. , The Global Resistance Reader. London and New York: Routledge, 2005.
"Braudel, Capitalism and the New Economic Sociology", Review, XXIV, 1, 2001.
"Capitalist development in World-historical Perspective", (with J. Moore). In R. Albritton, M. Itoh, R. Westra, A. Zuege, (eds. ), Phases of Capitalist Development: Booms, Crises and Globalization. London: Macmillan, 2001.
"Capitalism and World Dis(order)" (with B. J. Silver), Review of International Studies, XXVII, 2001.
"Global Capitalism and the Persistence of the North-South Divide", Science and Society, LXIV, 4, 2001.
"The African Crisis. World Systemic and Regional Aspects". New Left Review II/15 (May-June 2002). The New Left Review is a political Journal, founded in 1960 in the UK after the editors of the New Reasoner and the
"Lineages of Empire". Historical Materialism 10, 3, 2002. Reprinted in In G. Balakrishnan, ed. , Debating Empire. London and New York: Verso, 2003.
"Industrial Convergence, Globalization, and the Persistence of the North-South Divide". Studies in Comparative International Development 38: 1 (2003) (with B. J. Silver and B. D. Brewer).
"Response". Studies in Comparative International Development 38: 1 (2003) (with B. J. Silver and B. D. Brewer).
"The Social and Political Economy of Global Turbulence". New Left Review II/20 (March-April 2003)
"Kindai Sekai Shisutem no Keisei to Henyou ni okeru Hegemonii Kokka no Yakuwari" ("The Role of Hegemonic States in the Formation and Transitions of the Modern World-System"). In T. Matsuda and S. Akita, eds. , Hegemonii Kokka to Sekai Shisutem (Hegemonic States and the Modern World-System). Tokyo: Yamakawa Publishing Company, 2002.
"Historical Capitalism East and West" (with P. K. Hui, H. Hung, and M. Selden). In G. Arrighi, T. Hamashita and M. Selden, eds. , The Resurgence of East Asia: 500, 150 and 50 Year Perspectives. London and New York: Routledge, 2003.
"Global Inequalities and the Legacy of Dependency Theory". Radical Philosophy Review 5: 1-2 (2002/2003).
"Polanyi’s ‘Double Movement’: The Belles Epoques of British and US Hegemony Compared" (with B. J. Silver). Politics and Society 31: 2 (2003).
"Il lungo XX secolo. Una replica". Contemporanea 6:4 (2003).
"Poza hegemoniami zachodnimi" (with I. Ahmad and M. Shih). Lewa Noga 15 (2003).
"Hegemony and Antisystemic Movements". In I. Wallerstein, ed. , The Modern World-System in the Longue Duree. Boulder, Co: Paradigm Publishers, 2004
"Globalization in World-Systems Perspective". In R. Appelbaum and W. Robinson, eds. , Critical Globalization Studies. New York and London: Routledge, 2005.
"Hegemony Unraveling–I". New Left Review II/32 (March-April 2005).
"Hegemony Unraveling–II". New Left Review II/33 (May-June 2005).
"Rough Road to Empire". In F. Tabak, ed. , Allies as Rivals: The U. S. , Europe, and Japan in a Changing World-System. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm Press, 2005.
"States, Markets and Capitalism, East and West". In M. Miller, ed. , Worlds of Capitalism. Institutions, Economic Performance, and Governance in the Era of Globalization. London: Routledge, 2005
"Industrial Convergence and the Persistence of the North-South Industrial Divide: A Rejoinder" (with Beverly J. Silver and Benjamin D. Brewer). Studies in Comparative International Development, Summer 2005, in press.