Introduction to International Political Economy / Edition 2

Introduction to International Political Economy / Edition 2

by David N. Balaam, Michael Veseth, Michael Veseth
     
 

This comprehensive introduction to internationalpolitical economy clearly shows lower-division readers how politics andeconomics come together in today's global environment. Thebook shows how an understanding of IPE can help readers make sense ofglobal news, business investments, and government policies, by presentingthe theories, institutions, and relationships… See more details below

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This comprehensive introduction to internationalpolitical economy clearly shows lower-division readers how politics andeconomics come together in today's global environment. Thebook shows how an understanding of IPE can help readers make sense ofglobal news, business investments, and government policies, by presentingthe theories, institutions, and relationships found in IPE in simple waysthat retain the complexity of the world issues and intellectual problemsaddressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130183491
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/14/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
486
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

I. PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY.
1. 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. The Rational Choice Approach to IPE, Elizabeth Nunn.
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 International Security Structure.
10. Knowledge and Technology, 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, David J. Sousa.
13. Japan and the International Political Economy, Karl J. Fields and Elizabeth Norville.
14. States and Markets in Transition.
IV. IPE NORTH AND SOUTH.
15. The Development Dilemma: NICs and LDCs, Sunil Kukreja.
16. The Changing IPE of Multinational Corporations, Leon Grunberg.
17. The IPE of Energy and Oil Timothy G. Amen.
V. GLOBAL PROBLEMS.
18. The IPE of Food and Hunger.
19. The Environment: The Green Side of IPE.
20. The United States and the IPE.
Glossary.
Glossary of Acronyms.
Index.

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