2022. Collective Behavior and Social Movements in Stateless Societies. In The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements. e.d. David Snow, Donatella della Porta, and Doug McAdam (Christopher Chase-Dunn, Marilyn Grell-Brisk, and Levin Elias Welch). doi:

2022. Critical World-Systems Analysis. Thoughts on Organizing Against Antiblackness Accross Global-Local Boundaries. Journal of World-Systems Research (Marilyn Grell-Brisk) doi:

2021. Blackness, Disposability, and the Black Spirit. Journal of World- Systems Research. 27(1): 345-355. (Marilyn Grell-Brisk) doi:

2021. Coloniality, Reparations, and Transformative Justice. PEWSNews (Newsletter of the ASA PEWS Section). Issue 1, 2021. (Marilyn Grell-Brisk) Available at:

2021. Wallerstein, Immanuel (1930-2019). In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. e.d. George Ritzer (Christopher Chase-Dunn and Marilyn Grel-Brisk). doi: 10.1002/9781405165518.wbeos1731 

2020. A data-driven approach for characterizing community scale air pollution exposure disparities in inland Southern California. (Khanh Do, Haofei Yu, Jasmin Velasquez, Marilyn Grell-Brisk, Heather Smith, Cesunica Ivey) DOI:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2020.105704

2020. Mind the Gap! Clustered Obstacles to Mobility in Core/Periphery Hierarchy. In Frontiers of Globalization Research: Theoretical and Methodological Approaches. 2nd Edition. e.d. Ino Rossi. New York: Springer. (Marilyn Grell-Brisk and Christopher Chase-Dunn)

Military Power Distribution

2020. For a Global Social Science. Global Perspectives 1(1): 1-8 (Miguel A. Centeno, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Nitsan Chorev, Marilyn Grell-Brisk, Hiroko Inoue, Paul Larcey, Victoria Reyes, and Kristin Surak.

2020. Racism and the Evolution of Distant Othering. SocArXiv November 19, 2020. (Marilyn Grell-Brisk, Christopher Chase-Dunn, and Eugene N. Anderson.) Web.

2019. Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations: World-Systems Theory. In Oxford Bibliography in International Relations. e.d. Patrick James. New York: Oxford University Press. (Christopher Chase-Dun, and Marilyn Grell-Brisk) DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199743292-0272 (IROWS pdf version)

2019. “Stratification in the World-Economy: The Semiperiphery and Periphery.” In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialistm and Anti-Imperialism. 2nd Edition. e.d. Immanuel Ness and Zak Cope. London: Palgrave McMillan. (Marilyn Grell-Brisk)

Percent of Sub-Saharan Africa in the periphery and semiperiphery from 1965 through 2015.

2019. “Salvatore Babones. American Tianxia: Chinese money, American power and the end of history.” Journal of World-Systems Research [Online], (25)2: 503-507. Web. 23 Sep. 2019. doi:

2019. Arrested Development? Sub-Saharan Africa in the Stratified World-Economy 1965-2015. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 37 (1): 93-111 (Marilyn Grell-Brisk) DOI: 10.1080/02589001.2019.1585525

Sub-Saharan Africa position in world-system

2019. “Manuela Boatca, Andrea Komlosy, and Hans-Heinrich Nolte, eds. Global Inequalities in World-System Perspective: Theoretical Debates and Methodological Innovations.” Journal of World-Systems Research [Online], (25)1: 194-199. Web. 23 Jul. 2019. doi:

Total reported number of citizenship sold

2017. China and Global Economic Stratification in an Interdependent World. Palgrave Communications 3. DOI: 10.1057/palcomms.2017.87. (Marilyn Grell-Brisk)

2016. Uneven and Combined Development in the Sociocultural Evolution of World-Systems. In Historical Sociology and World History: Uneven and Combined Development over the long durée, e.d. Alexander Anievas and Kamran Matin. London: Rowman & Littlefield. (Christopher Chase-Dunn and Marilyn Grell-Brisk)

Public Sociology

The SDGs and Hierarchy in the World-Economy available at Fridays with MUNPlanet. (

Untenured Tracks – Episode 50. Teaching and Scholarship in the Pandemic.