North and South in the World Political Economy / Edition 1 by Rafael Reuveny | 9781405162777 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
North and South in the World Political Economy / Edition 1

North and South in the World Political Economy / Edition 1

by Rafael Reuveny
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405162775

ISBN-13: 9781405162777

Pub. Date: 08/18/2008

Publisher: Wiley

A broad yet distinctive analysis of the growing political, economic, and social gap existing between the world’s northern and southern hemispheres. Featuring papers selected by the ISA President from the 2006 annual meeting, this upper-level volume examines the genesis of the North-South divide, the ongoing policy problems between developed and lesser

Overview

A broad yet distinctive analysis of the growing political, economic, and social gap existing between the world’s northern and southern hemispheres. Featuring papers selected by the ISA President from the 2006 annual meeting, this upper-level volume examines the genesis of the North-South divide, the ongoing policy problems between developed and lesser developed states, and how these issues influence current and future world politics.

  • An upper-level text ideal for academic libraries, think tanks, and libraries of policy institutions
  • Organized into three distinct focus clusters: Problems afflicting the global South — trade, development, financial crises, structural adjustment, democratization, human rights, disease; Specific conflicts between North and South — energy, terrorism, weak states, nuclear weapon proliferation; Solutions to reduce the North-South gap — foreign aid programs, global media, democratization, political power in the United Nations, the emerging powers phenomenon, transnational social movements, and Northern foreign policy adjustments
  • Tackles the tough questions likely to dominate international relations discourse for decades to come

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405162777
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/18/2008
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables.

Notes on Contributors.

List of Abbreviations.

1. Observations on the North–South Divide: Rafael Reuveny (Indiana University) and William R. Thompson (Indiana University).

Part I: Problems of Trade:.

2. Globalization, Poverty, and the North–South Divide: Arie M. Kacowicz (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).

3. Reproducing the North–South Divide: The Role of Trade Deficits and Capital Flows: Bruce E. Moon (Lehigh University).

4. New Configuration or Reconfiguration? Conflict in North–South Energy Trade Relations: Paul A. Williams (Bilkent University).

Part II: Problems of Development:.

5. Virtuous or Vicious Cycle? Human Rights, Trade, and Development: Robert G. Blanton (University of Memphis) and Shannon Lindsey Blanton (University of Memphis).

6. Structural Adjustment, Development, and Democracy: Mark R. Brawley (McGill University, Montreal, Canada) and Nicole Baerg (McGill University, Montreal, Canada).

7. War as Development – in the North but not the South: Espen Moe (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

8. Nature, Disease, and Globalization: An Evolutionary Perspective: Dennis Pirages (University of Maryland).

Part III: Points of Conflict:.

9. Challenging Hegemony: Political Islam and the North–South Divide: Mohammed Ayoob (Michigan State University).

10. Fear and Loathing in the International System: Ayşe Zarakol (Washington and Lee University).

11. Globalizing Media and North–South Initiatives: Francis A. Beer (University of Colorado) and G. R. Boynton (University of Iowa).

12. The UN Security Council and the North–South Divide: Plus ça change?: Jane Boulden (Royal Military College of Canada).

13. “Failed” States and Global Security: Empirical Questions and Policy Dilemmas: Stewart Patrick(Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies).

14. Nuclear Proliferation and the Geocultural Divide: The March of Folly: J. David Singer (University of Michigan).

Part IV: Alternative Paths to Ameliorating the North–South Divide:.

15. Lessons from/for BRICSAM about South–North Relations: Economic Size Trumps All Else?: Andrew F. Cooper (University of Waterloo, Ontario), Agata Antkiewicz (Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Ontario), and Timothy M. Shaw (Royal Roads University, Victoria, Canada).

16. Dueling Imperialism or Principled Policies? A Comparative Analysis of EU and US Approaches to Trade and Development: Vicki Birchfield (Georgia Institute of Technology).

17. Assessing Strategies for Reducing Global Poverty: Barry Hughes (University of Denver) and Mohammod T. Irfan (University of Denver, Colorado).

18. North–South Contradictions and Bridges at the World Social Forum: Christopher Chase-Dunn (University of California, Riverside), Ellen Reese (University of California, Riverside), Mark Herkenrath (University of Zurich), Rebecca Giem (University of California, Riverside), Erika Gutierrez (University of California, Riverside), Linda Kim (University of California, Riverside), and Christine Petit (University of California, Riverside).

19. The Higher Realism: A US Foreign Policy for Transcending the North–South Divide: Seyom Brown (Brandeis University).

Index

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