The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade: Developments, Trends and the Role of Supranational Agents

The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade: Developments, Trends and the Role of Supranational Agents

by Jo Grady, Chris Grocott

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351402347
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/08/2018
Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 188
File size: 984 KB

About the Author

Jo Grady is Senior Lecturer in Employment Relations at the University of Sheffield Management School, UK. Her research focuses on pensions, neoliberalism, asymmetries of power in the employment relationship, gender, intersectionality and inequality, political economy, trade unions, and labour organisation.

Chris Grocott is Lecturer in Management and Economic History at the University of Leicester School of Business, UK. His research focuses upon the history of economic thought and political economy. Having trained as a historian, he still retains a significant research interest in British imperialism, not least all the history of British Gibraltar from 1704 to the present.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors. List of Tables and Photographs.  Introduction: The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade, Jo Grady and Chris Grocott.  Part 1: The Imperialism of Free Trade in Historical Context.  1. Gladstone, Suakin and the Imperialism of British Liberalism, James Fargher.  2. Spain and Britain’s Informal Empire, Nick Sharman.  3. Economic Imperialism in Cuba, 1898-2017: Hegemony and Embargo, Adam Burns.  Part 2: Periphery-Metropolitan Relationships.  4. Imperialism and the Military-Peasantry Complex, Gibson Burrell.  5. The Good Friday Agreement and Britain’s ‘Deep State’: Britain’s Long Goodbye and Speedy Return, Paul Stewart and Tommy McKearney.  Part 3: Supra-National Agents of Imperialism.  6. Policy as a Tool of Economic Imperialism?, Martin Quinn.  7. The Role of Troika in the Greek Economic Crisis and its Social and Political Consequences, Costas Eleftheriou and Orestis Papadopoulos.  8. Lessons from Marikana? South Africa’s Sub-Imperialism and the Rise of Blockadia, Jasper Finkeldey.  9. Chile's trade policies in the context of US contemporary imperialism: The Free Trade Agenda and the loss of National Autonomy, José Miguel Ahumada.  Part 4: Financialisation and the Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade.  10. Imperialism, Dirty Money Centres and the Financial Elite, Matthew Higgins, Veronica Morino and Nigel Iyer.  11. Commissioning Imperialism: EU Trade Deals Under Neoliberalism, Mark Dearn.  Bibliography. Index

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