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‘My Capitalism Is Bigger than Yours!’

Against Combining ‘How the West Came to Rule’ with ‘The Origins of Capitalism’

Maïa Pal

, geopolitical or intersocietal relations. Accordingly, U&CD implies a ‘spatial widening of our analytical imaginary’ and constitutes the necessary step to non-Eurocentrism. 2 ‘Cascading and multilayered’, these ‘geo-social’ 3 relations are chiefly represented by the geopolitical pressures and technological

Iver B. Neumann

Introduction: Overcoming Euro-centrism One of the many positives of globalisation is that the pressure on academia to relate to the world in its entirety is rising. This is particularly conducive to diplomatic studies, whose object of study is, by definition, global and relational. Yet the vast

Alexander Anievas and Kerem Nişancıoğlu

combined development and Postcolonialism, 20 demonstrating how the former can provide a theoretical solution to the problem of Eurocentrism and understanding sociohistorical difference that the Subalternists identify but inadequately conceptualise. The themes raised by Chibber’s critique of the

Mladen Medved

equally to the European periphery, and that the label of Eurocentrism might obscure the fact that during the emergence of the world-system much of Europe was on the periphery, on the losing side of unequal exchange. In any case, it does not seem to me Eurocentric to point out the obstacles which

The Transition Debate Today

A Review of The Origin of Capitalism in England, 1400–1600 by Spencer Dimmock

Tibor Rutar

non-Marxists alike, which is regrettably not engaged with explicitly by Dimmock in the book. I am referring to the charge of Eurocentrism that has become increasingly popular in the recent years. 16 It is argued that Brenner’s approach is Eurocentric primarily because its conception of capitalism is

Adam Fabry

Nişancıoğlu demonstrate, Eurocentrism has not only been limited to conventional accounts of the origins of capitalism, but unfortunately has also often been repeated by many Marxist-inspired accounts, from the original contributions to the famous ‘transition debate’, 7 to more recent works influenced by

Neil Davidson

-generation by a handful of Western societies more difficult to sustain. It is unlikely, however, that assertions of European ‘backwardness’ and Ottoman or Mughal ‘progressiveness’ will save them from accusations of Eurocentrism, although they argue that their international/ intersocietal approach is intended to

Mark Hobart

identify serious problems with the Eurocentrism of international media studies, including simplistic dichotomising such as The West vs. The Rest, or The Metropolitan vs. The Native. Inden discusses how existing approaches fail to come to grips with Indian commercial cinema. He shows how Indian

South Korea’s Developmentalist Worldview

Representations and Identities in the Discourse of Seonjinguk

Jongtae Kim

the Colonisation Metaphor”. Third World Quarterly 23(3): 421–436. Brohman, John (1995) “Universalism, Eurocentrism, and Ideological Bias in Development Studies: From Modernisation to Neoliberalism”. Third World Quarterly 16(1): 121–140. Cavalcanti, Joabe G. (2007) “Development versus

Jennifer Mori

A survey of recent writings in early-modern, largely European, diplomatic history reveals important shifts in the direction of the cultural and sociological emphasis favored by the proponents of New Diplomatic History. In turn, the shifts have brought mainstream diplomatic historians closer to other subfields – gender and class history, in particular. The trend is likely to continue.