ISABELLA ALCAÑIZ is a Ph.D. candidate in the Political Science Department, Northwestern University. A National Science Foundation graduate fellow since 1997, she is currently working toward completion of her doctoral thesis on nuclear integration between Argentina and Brazil.
BERNARD BECK is Associate Professor of Sociology at Northwestern and Associate Chair of the Department of Sociology. He has studied comparative institutions, social problems, and ideology, and he has written on welfare, poverty, popular culture, and the performing arts. He has served as president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. His current work concerns the social organization of the performing arts, and he reviews films in the journal Multicultural Perspectives.
XIANGMING CHEN is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has published extensively on China's integration with the global economy and China's urban and regional development. He is completing a book manuscript tentatively entitled The Borderless Pacific Asia.
DANIEL CHIROT is Professor of Sociology at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. His most recent books are Modern Tyrants ( 1996) and a book he edited with Anthony Reid, Essential Outsiders: Chinese and Jews in the Modern Transformation of Southeast Asia and Central Europe ( 1997). He is the editor, with Martin Seligman, of the
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Publication information: Book title: Questioning Geopolitics:Political Projects in a Changing World-System. Contributors: Georgi M. Derluguian - Editor, Scott L. Greer - Editor. Publisher: Praeger. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 2000. Page number: 247.
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