Introduction to International Political Economy / Edition 3

Introduction to International Political Economy / Edition 3

by David Balaam, Michael Veseth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131895095

ISBN-13: 9780131895096

Pub. Date: 05/27/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive introduction to international political economy clearly shows how politics and economics come together in today's global environment. It demonstrates how an understanding of IPE can help make sense of global news, business investments, and government policies—by presenting the theories, institutions, and relationships found in…  See more details below

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This comprehensive introduction to international political economy clearly shows how politics and economics come together in today's global environment. It demonstrates how an understanding of IPE can help make sense of global news, business investments, and government policies—by presenting the theories, institutions, and relationships found in IPE in simple ways that retain the complexity of the world issues and intellectual problems addressed. Chapter titles include Wealth and Power: Mercantilism and Economic Nationalism; "Laissez-Faire, Laissez-Passer:" The Liberal IPE Perspective; Marx, Lenin, and the Structuralist Perspective; International Trade; The International Monetary System; The Global Security Structure; Japan and the Developmental State; The IPE of OPEC and Oil; The IPE of Food and Hunger; and The Environment: the Green Side of IPE. A fundamental look at international relations, global events, and our everyday lives,—for anyone who wants to become a better citizen, and a more knowledgeable individual in the process.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131895096
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/27/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

I. PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY.

1.<%-4> What Is International Political Economy?
2. Wealth and Power: Mercantilism and Economic Nationalism.
3. "Laissez-Faire, Laissez-Passer": The Liberal IPE Perspective.
4. Marx, Lenin, and the Structuralist Perspective.
5. Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy.

II. IPE STRUCTURES: PRODUCTION, FINANCE, SECURITY AND KNOWLEDGE.

6. International Trade.
7. The International Monetary System.
8. Debt: The Political Economy of International Finance.
9. The Global Security Structure.
10. Knowledge and Technology: The Basis of Wealth & Power, by Professor Ross Singleton.

III. STATE-MARKET TENSIONS TODAY.

11. The European Union: The Economics and Politics of Integration.
12. Democracy and Markets: The IPE of NAFTA, by Professor David J. Sousa.
13. Japan and the Developmental State.
14. States and Markets in Transition, by Professor Patrick O'Neil.

IV. IPE NORTH AND SOUTH.

15. The Two Faces of Development, by Professor Sunil Kukreja.
16. The Changing IPE of Multinational Corporations, by Professor Leon Grunberg.
17. The IPE of OPEC and Oil.

V. GLOBAL PROBLEMS.

18. The IPE of Food and Hunger.
19. The Environment: The Green Side of IPE.
20. Where Do We Go from Here?
Glossary.
Index.

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