Debates in International Political Economy

ISBN-10: 0205746918
ISBN-13: 9780205746910
Edition: 2010
Authors: Thomas Oatley
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List price: $54.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 7/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Debates in International Political Economyorganizes writings by leading scholars and practitioners into debates on current global economic issues. Balancing how international controversies are talked about in academic literature and in the news, the diverse topics and selections in this reader broaden knowledge of international political economy and facilitate critical thinking.Debates in International Political Economynot only covers issues of contemporary and conceptual interest but also helps students take a position on economic affairs that affect their lives.

Preface
International Trade
Trade Deficits Reduce Total Jobs v. Trade Deficits Produce Different Jobs
"The China Trade Toll"
"The Employment Rationale for Trade Protection"
Retrain Workers v. Redistribute Income
"Strengthening Trade Adjustment Assistance"
"A New Deal for Globalization"
Migration Brings Economic Gains v. Migration Reduces Cultural Cohesion
"The Case for Immigration" David Goodhart, "Too Diverse?"
Free Trade Areas are Stepping Stones v. Free Trade Areas are Stumbling Blocks
"Free Trade Agreements: Steppingstones to a More Open World"
"Why PTAs Are a Pox on the World Trading System"
The World Trade Organization Undermines Environmental Regulation v. The World Trade Organization Is Greening
"The WTO's Environmental Impact"
"The Greening of the WTO"
Multinational Corporations
Sweatshop Regulation is Counterrproductive v. Governments must Regulate Sweatshops
"In Praise of Cheap Labor: Bad Jobs at Bad Wages Are Better than No Jobs at All"
"Why Economists Are Wrong about Sweatshops and the Antisweatshop Movement"
The Multinational Corporation Race to the Bottom v. The Myth of the Multinational Corporation race to the Bottom
"Multinational Enterprises and the Prospects for Justice"
"Bottom Feeders"
Sovereign Wealth Funds Threaten U.S. Interests V. Sovereign Wealth Funds Do not Threaten U.S. Interests
"Sovereign Wealth Funds, Oil, and the New World Economic Order"
"The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Impacts on U.S. Foreign Policy and Economic Interests"
International Monetary Issues
The Euro Will Supplant The Dollar as the World's Reserve Currency v. The Dollar Will Remain the World's Reserve Currency
"The Euro's Big Chance"
"A One-and-a-half Currency System"
China Must Revalue to Correct Global Imbalances v. Chinese Revaluation Will not Correct Global Imbalances
"The Dollar and the Renminbi"
"Reconsidering Revaluation: The Wrong Approach to the U.S. -Chinese Trade Imbalance"
Developing Countries in the Global Economy
Trade Promotes Growth V. Trade Does not Promote Growth
"Spreading the Wealth"
"Trading in Illusions"
Foreign Aid Promotes Development v. Foreign Aid is Ineffective
"Eyes Wide Open: On the Targeted Use of Foreign Aid"
"The Cartel of Good Intentions"
Close Capital Accounts v. Liberalize Capital Flows
"A Capital Myth"
"A Capital Idea"
Globalization and Global Governance
The World Trade Organization Lacks Legitimacy v. The World Trade Organization is Legitimate
"The World Trade Organization's Legitimacy Crisis"
"WTO 2002: Imaginary Crisis, Real Problems"
Governments Must Regulate Multinational Corporations v. Multinational Corporations can Regulate Themselves
"Needed: A Global Business Code of Conduct"
"The NGO-Industrial Complex"
Common V. New Regulations for International Finance
"The New International Financial Architecture Requires Better Governance"
"Not a New Bretton Woods but a New Bretton Woods Process"
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