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The Classics Of Non-Western Political Thought: A Reader (Book Still In Development), Jon D. Carlson Dec 2019

The Classics Of Non-Western Political Thought: A Reader (Book Still In Development), Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Transitions To Democracy (Democratization) - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2012

Transitions To Democracy (Democratization) - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Us Foreign Policy - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2012

Us Foreign Policy - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


International Political Economy - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2012

International Political Economy - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Introduction To International Relations - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2012

Introduction To International Relations - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Introduction To Comparative Politics - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2012

Introduction To Comparative Politics - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Teaching Statement, Courses, & Evaluation Scores, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2012

Teaching Statement, Courses, & Evaluation Scores, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Externality, Contact Periphery & Incorporation, Jon D. Carlson Apr 2012

Externality, Contact Periphery & Incorporation, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Myths, State Expansion And The Birth Of Globalization: A Comparative Perspective, Jon D. Carlson Jan 2012

Myths, State Expansion And The Birth Of Globalization: A Comparative Perspective, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

https://0-www.springer.com.library.simmons.edu/us/book/9780230120884

Myths are important, yet overlooked. Myths, dreams, desires and false information prime the pump of imperial expansion, which explains how new regions of the world get absorbed into the expanding world system. This book explores the role that information plays in the expansion of the state system. High risk, high return behavior subsidizes later 'rational' strategies. The Northwest Passage, Prester John, West African rivers of gold, and Marco Polo's silver-roofed land of Zipangu all provide examples. Not merely an artifact of history, accurate information acquisition and dissemination continues to be relevant, as ...


Causes Of International Conflict - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2011

Causes Of International Conflict - Syllabus, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Generational Analysis In Ir Meets The World Values Survey, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2011

Generational Analysis In Ir Meets The World Values Survey, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230113244

The 'generation' has been largely forgotten in the fields of sociology and political science, especially regarding global politics. This volume re-engages the concept of a 'generation,' utilizing it to explore how it can help us understand a variety of processes and patterns in International Relations and Comparative Politics.


Maritime Piracy And The Construction Of Global Governance, Michael Struett, Jon D. Carlson, Mark Nance Dec 2011

Maritime Piracy And The Construction Of Global Governance, Michael Struett, Jon D. Carlson, Mark Nance

Jon D. Carlson

Piratical attacks have become more frequent, violent, costly and increasingly threaten to undermine order in the international system. Much attention has focused on Somalia, but piracy is a problem worldwide. Recent coordination efforts among states in South East Asia appear to have helped in the area, but elsewhere piracy has expanded. Interestingly, international law has long recognized piracy as a crime and provided tools for universal suppression, yet piracy persists. In this book, a handpicked group of leading experts in the field of International Relations use maritime piracy as a means to expose the incongruities in our understanding of global ...


West Africa & The Rise Of Asante: Rivers Of (Black) Gold And The Proto-Globalization Of Labor, Jon D. Carlson Jul 2011

West Africa & The Rise Of Asante: Rivers Of (Black) Gold And The Proto-Globalization Of Labor, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

This article examines the concept of the ‘external arena’ and the role of the ‘information network’ in the expansion of the world-system and incorporation of new regions. I reference research on nested networks of interaction, and echo criticisms that the impact of myth and misinformation has been underappreciated as an element of incorporation. Alteration occurs well-prior to the point at which most world-systems literature considers a region incorporated. I develop the concept of “protoglobalization” to characterize this early, overlooked social, economic, and political change.

West Africa offers a rare case of external state creation and resistance to European expansion. Historically ...


West Africa & The Rise Of Asante: Rivers Of (Black) Gold And The Proto-Globalization Of Labor, Jon D. Carlson Jul 2011

West Africa & The Rise Of Asante: Rivers Of (Black) Gold And The Proto-Globalization Of Labor, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

This paper examines the concept of the “external arena” and the role of the “information network” in the expansion of the world-system and absorption of new regions. I reference research on nested networks of interaction, and echo criticisms that the impact of myth and misinformation has been underappreciated as an element of incorporation. Alteration occurs well-prior to the point at which most world-systems literature considers a region incorporated. I develop the concept of “protoglobalization” to characterize this early, overlooked social, economic, and political change. West Africa offers a rare case of external state creation and resistance to European systemic expansion ...


Children's Tv & Globalization, Jon D. Carlson Feb 2011

Children's Tv & Globalization, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Using Children’S Tv To Teach Globalization: Dora, Diego, Kai-Lan And Global Values?, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2010

Using Children’S Tv To Teach Globalization: Dora, Diego, Kai-Lan And Global Values?, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

Cultural homogenization is a contentious part of the globalization debate. Critics concerned with cultural homogenization fear the “McDonaldization” of global culture, usually described as a mono-directional outward wave of American pop culture swamping alternate views and traditional value systems. Less skeptical analysts of cultural globalization focus on the concept of cultural hybridization. This project uses the apparently innocuous measure of children’s TV programming in the US as a window onto the globalization debate. While globalization critics generally assume the forces of culture to be predominantly monodirectional (US/West outward), arguments for hybridity argue for a mixing of cultures. We ...


International Organizations & Regimes, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2010

International Organizations & Regimes, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Externality And Incorporation In The World-System: Abyssinia - Anomaly Or Palimpsest?, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2010

Externality And Incorporation In The World-System: Abyssinia - Anomaly Or Palimpsest?, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


The State Of Nature: Chinese Sage Kings, Hobbes, And Challenge Of Comparative Political Thought, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2009

The State Of Nature: Chinese Sage Kings, Hobbes, And Challenge Of Comparative Political Thought, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

This paper contributes to the growing interest in comparative political theory by examining hypothetical antecedents in both Chinese and Western political thought and how these thought experiments impact conceptions of ‘good government’ and political behavior. A fundamental starting point in Western thought is the ‘state of nature’, commonly characterized by competing visions provided by Hobbes and Rousseau. From each, one derives assumptions about the purpose of politics, society, and appropriate behavior with regard to government. Similarly, reference to the “Sage Kings” of Chinese antiquity plays a comparable role in classical Chinese political philosophy. The reference invokes an idealized hypothetical past ...


"Who Are You Wearing?" Using The Red Carpet Question Pedagogically, Jon D. Carlson Apr 2009

"Who Are You Wearing?" Using The Red Carpet Question Pedagogically, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Postcards And Propaganda: Cartographic Postcards As Soft News Images Of The Russo-Japanese War, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2008

Postcards And Propaganda: Cartographic Postcards As Soft News Images Of The Russo-Japanese War, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


The Scramble For The Arctic: The United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea (Unclos) And Extending National Seabed Claims, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2008

The Scramble For The Arctic: The United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea (Unclos) And Extending National Seabed Claims, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Political Party Realignment In Mexico: Fragmentation, Consolidation And Party Identification, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2008

Political Party Realignment In Mexico: Fragmentation, Consolidation And Party Identification, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Democratic Morality: Kohlberg's Moral Reasoning And The Democratic Peace, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2001

Democratic Morality: Kohlberg's Moral Reasoning And The Democratic Peace, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


The 'Otter-Man' Empires: The Pacific Fur Trade, Incorporation, And The Zone Of Ignorance, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2001

The 'Otter-Man' Empires: The Pacific Fur Trade, Incorporation, And The Zone Of Ignorance, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.


Broadening & Deepening: Systemic Expansion, Incorporation & The Zone Of Ignorance, Jon D. Carlson Dec 2000

Broadening & Deepening: Systemic Expansion, Incorporation & The Zone Of Ignorance, Jon D. Carlson

Jon D. Carlson

No abstract provided.