Everyday Politics of the World Economy

Everyday Politics of the World Economy

by John M. Hobson

Analyses how 'everyday' decisions and actions can shape and transform the world economy.See more details below


Analyses how 'everyday' decisions and actions can shape and transform the world economy.

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Cambridge University Press
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5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing everyday IPE: decentring the discipline - revitalising the margins John M. Hobson and Leonard Seabrooke; Part I. Regimes as Cultural Weapons of the Weak: 2. The agency of labour in global change: reimagining the spaces and scales of trade union praxis within a global economy Andrew Herod; 3. The agency of peripheral actors: small state tax havens and international regimes as weapons of the weak J. C. Sharman; 4. Southern sites of female agency: informal regimes and female migrant labour resistance in East Asia Michele Ford and Nicola Piper; Part II. Global Economic Change From Below: 5. The everyday social sources of imperial and hegemonic financial orders Leonard Seabrooke; 6. Everyday investor subjects and global financial change: the rise of Anglo-American mass investment Paul Langley; 7. Peasants as subaltern agents in Latin America: neoliberalism, resistance, and the power of the powerless Adam David Morton; Part III. Bringing Eastern Agents In: 8. Eastern agents of globalisation: oriental globalisation in the rise of Western capitalism John M. Hobson; 9. Diasporic agents and trans-Asian flows in the making of Asian modernity: the case of Thailand Ara Wilson; 10. The agency of subordinate polities: Western hegemony in the East Asian mirror Shogo Suzuki; 11. Conclusion: everyday IPE research, teaching and policy agendas John M. Hobson and Leonard Seabrooke.

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