This book explores the relationship between neo-liberalism, state power and global governance, exploring national differences in the exercise of state power in a variety of industrialized and developing economies. Among the strengths of this volume are its detailed global scope, its range of case studies in diverse policy areas, its analysis and critique of neo-liberalism, in theory and practice, and its impact upon state power and global governance.
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Table of ContentsChapter 1. Introduction: Neo-Liberalism, State Power and global Governance in the Twenty First Century, Simon Lee and Stephen McBride. - Part I. National Differences in the Face of Pressures to Converge. - Chapter 2. European Economic Integration: The Threat to Modell Deutschland, Michael Whittall. - Chapter 3. Stranded on the Common Ground? Global Governance and State Power in England and Canada, Simon Lee. - Chapter 4. Assessing the Globalization-Decentralization Nexus: Patterns of Education and Reform in Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Nicaragua, Michael McNamara. - Part II. Transnational Policy Prescriptions - Chapter 5. Tracking Neo-liberalism: Lbaour Market Policies in the OECD Area, Stephen McBride, Kathleen McNutt and Russell Williams. - Chapter 6. Social Economy Policies As Flanking For Neoliberalism: Transnational Policy Solutions, Emergent Contradictions, Local Alternatives, Peter Greafe. - Chapter 7. Assessing the Convergence Thesis of Legal reforms in Emerging Market Economics, Linda Elmose. - Part III. Labour: A special Case in the Global Economy? - Chapter 8. Governing International Labour Mobility: Past Practice and New Directions, Christina Gabriel. - Chapter 9. Neo-liberal policies and Immigrant Women in Canada, Habiba Zaman. - Part IV. The Need for Reform. - Chapter 10. The Logic of Neoliberalism and the Political Economy of Consumer Debt-led Growth, Johnna Montgomerie. - Chapter 11. World Trade and World Money: The Case for a New World Currency Unit, Duncan Cameron. - Chapter 12. Multilateral Institution-building in a Neoliberal Era: The Case of Competition Policy, Marc Lee. - Chapter 13. The TWO and Global Governance, Theodore H. Cohn. - Chapter 14. The World Trade Organisation and Social Justice, Colin Tyler. - Chapter 15. The OECD: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century, Richard Woodward. - Chapter 16. Conclusion: The Need to Rebuild the Public Domain, Simon Lee and Stephen McBride.