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States, Nonstate Actors, and Global Governance: Projecting Polities

States, Nonstate Actors, and Global Governance: Projecting Polities

1st Edition

Ed Fogarty
September 12, 2014

This book addresses whether and how multilateral economic regimes can successfully transition from international institutions—cooperation among states—to global governance—cooperation among states and nonstate actors. The unprecedented era of peace and prosperity since World War II has been...

Varieties of Capitalism, Types of Democracy and Globalization

Varieties of Capitalism, Types of Democracy and Globalization

1st Edition

Masanobu Ido
July 04, 2014

This book combines two strands of international political economy; examining how capitalism and democracy shape and are shaped by each other. Although until now considered separately, this path-breaking book proposes an innovative view of a political-economic system that inextricably links the...

Foreign Direct Investment, Democracy and Development: Assessing Contours, Correlates and Concomitants of Globalization

Foreign Direct Investment, Democracy and Development: Assessing Contours, Correlates and Concomitants of Globalization

1st Edition

Indra de Soysa
June 23, 2014

The effects of globalization on economy and society are highly contested subjects in academic and political arenas. This study brings an empirical perspective to the crucially important arguments that encapsulate the major debates in this area. Using quantitative data, this book addresses the shape...

Classical Liberalism and International Economic Order: Studies in Theory and Intellectual History

Classical Liberalism and International Economic Order: Studies in Theory and Intellectual History

1st Edition

Razeen Sally
February 27, 2014

This book makes an innovative link between classical liberalism and questions of international economic order. The author begins with an outline of classical liberalism as applied to domestic economic order. He then surveys the classical liberal tradition from the Scottish Enlightenment to modern...

The Political Economy of Space in the Americas: The New Pax Americana

The Political Economy of Space in the Americas: The New Pax Americana

1st Edition

Alejandra Roncallo
July 31, 2013

This book presents a novel and cutting-edge interpretation of the evolving political economy of the Americas. Through a combination of qualitative research and theory, it considers the reconstruction of American-led hegemony in the Americas since the 1982 debt crisis and presents an examination of...

Economic Growth, the Environment and International Relations: The Growth Paradigm

Economic Growth, the Environment and International Relations: The Growth Paradigm

1st Edition

Stephen J. Purdey
May 08, 2012

The ubiquity of the commitment to economic growth, which Purdey refers to as the growth paradigm, is extraordinary. National governments around the world are seized of the same objective. Major international institutions such as the UN, the WTO, the World Bank, IMF and OECD, powerful international...

Contested Capitalism: The political origins of financial institutions

Contested Capitalism: The political origins of financial institutions

1st Edition

Richard W. Carney
December 02, 2011

This book examines the political origins of financial institutions across fifteen developed democracies, with focused case studies on the US, France, Japan, Austria, and Germany. The institutional arrangements of financial systems are widely seen as a central distinguishing feature of ‘varieties of...

Welfare, Right and the State: A Framework for Thinking

Welfare, Right and the State: A Framework for Thinking

1st Edition

David P. Levine
February 11, 2011

This book develops a creative theoretical framework for understanding the welfare state: the theory of the state and the idea of welfare connected to autonomy. Written by a well-known expert of political economy and welfare, it explores the nature of welfare and connects welfare not to basic needs,...

Regional Trade Integration and Conflict Resolution

Regional Trade Integration and Conflict Resolution

1st Edition

Shaheen Rafi Khan
October 20, 2008

This volume addresses the growth of regional trade agreements (RTAs) which have mushroomed since the 1990s, and considers their potential as a tool for reducing inter- and intra-state conflict. Exploring the links between trade, conflict and peace in different and varying contexts, this book maps...

Economic Globalisation as Religious War: Tragic Convergence

Economic Globalisation as Religious War: Tragic Convergence

1st Edition

Michael McKinley
July 24, 2008

Using a critical theory approach to analyze the globalization of the world economy, this provocative and topical new book presents economic globalization not as a recent development, but rather as a familiar process that has occurred throughout history. Michael McKinley argues that it is ultimately...

The World Bank and Africa: The Construction of Governance States

The World Bank and Africa: The Construction of Governance States

1st Edition

Graham Harrison
October 22, 2007

Shortlisted for the Inaugural International Political Economy Group annual book prize, 2006.An incisive exploration of the interventions of the World Bank in severely indebted African states. Understanding sovereignty as a frontier rather than a boundary, this key study develops a vision of a...

Chinese Capitalism in a Global Era: Towards a Hybrid Capitalism

Chinese Capitalism in a Global Era: Towards a Hybrid Capitalism

1st Edition

Henry Wai-chung Yeung
June 01, 2006

Chinese Capitalism in a Global Era examines the dynamic ways in which millions of ethinic Chinese in East and Southeast Asian economies organize their economic activities. It analyses how Chinese capitalism has changed under conditions of contemporary globalization and anticipates what the future...

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