Global Capital And National Politics

Global Capital And National Politics

by Timothy Kessler


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275965686
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/1999
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

TIMOTHY P. KESSLER is a Social Science Consultant with the World Bank. After completing his graduate work, Dr. Kessler has held positions as a professor of political science, legislative fellow in the U.S. House of Representatives and as a resident associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His articles on policy issues have appeared in World Politics and The Journal of Commerce among other scholarly publications.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Bringing Finance and Politics Together

Crisis From The Left (1970-1982): Populist Presidents and the Creation of Financial Markets

Crisis From The Right (1983-1988): The Rise of Brokerages, the Decline of Banks, and the Search for State Solvency

Electoral Crisis (1989-1994): Recasting the Social Bases of the PRI

After The Fall (1994-): The Bank Rescue and the Assertion of Legislative Power

Financial Crisis in Comparative Perspective

Conclusion: Domestic Polities, Global Markets, and Economic Reform



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