Introduction to International Political Economy / Edition 2

Introduction to International Political Economy / Edition 2

by David N. Balaam, Michael Veseth, Michael Veseth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130183490

ISBN-13: 9780130183491

Pub. Date: 07/14/2000

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 IPE in simple…  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:
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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