Georgi Derluguian, in his earlier life a Soviet-trained Africanist, studies the evolution of human societies along with practicing expeditionary fieldwork. Among his books are Bourdieu's Secret Admirer in the Caucasus (2005), The Way This World Works (2012, in Russian), and, co-written with Immanuel Wallerstein, Randall Collins, Michael Mann, and Craig Calhoun, Does Capitalism Have a Future? (2013, translated in 17 languages). Since 2011 he has taught sociology at New York University Abu Dhabi and lives in Yerevan, Armenia.
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