The West as Center (as part of the conference theme "Global Inequalities: Hegemonic Shifts and Regional Differentiations")
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The 39th Conference of the American Sociological Association?s Section on Political Economy of the World-System (PEWS) delved into the core interests of the section, that is to explain the production and reproduction of asymmetric power relations and macro and micro-level inequalities in their world-historical context. More precisely, the conference focused on the theme of "Global Inequalities: Hegemonic Shifts and Regional Differentiations". Sub-themes were i) Reconsidering semiperipheries: evolutionary, epistemic, or antisystemic potential? ii) Latin America and Eastern Europe facing the East Asian challenge; iii) Coloniality of power and the imperial difference and iv)Migration and global social mobility.