Global Political Economy

ISBN-10: 0199570817

ISBN-13: 9780199570812

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: John Ravenhill

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Combining history and theoretical approaches with contemporary issues and debates, Global Political Economy provides an authoritative introduction to this important subject. Expert contributors offer a diverse range of perspectives, as well as engaging insights into the relevance of global political economy within international relations. The third edition is fully up-to-date with all the latest developments including the recent global financial crisis. Students are aidedby the inclusion of helpful textbook features as well as an accompanying Online Resource Centre with the following additional material:Student resources:Flashcard glossaryTimelineWeb linksInstructor resources:PowerPoint slides NEW FOR THIS EDITIONCase studiesFigures and tables from the book
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List price: $29.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 568
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Boxes
List of Tables
Abbreviations
About the Contributors
Guided Tour of Textbook Features
Guided Tour of the Online Resource Centre
Theoretical Approaches to Global Political Economy
The Study of Global Political Economy
Prologue: The Great Recession of 2008-9
The World Economy Pre-1914
The World Economy in the Inter-War Period
The World Economy Post-1945
The Study of Global Political Economy
The Historical Roots of Theoretical Traditions in Global Political Economy
Introduction
Why Realist IPE and Nationalist Political Economy are not Necessarily the Same Thing
Why the IPE Textbook Account of Smithian Economic Liberalism is Usually Wrong
Why the Historical Roots of Marxist IPE are Closer to Liberalism than is Commonly Assumed
Methodological Distinctions to Sub-Divide the Field
Disciplinary Distinctions to Sub-Divide the Field
Conclusion
Collaboration and Co-Ordination in the Global Political Economy
Introduction
Globalization and the Need for International Co-Operation
International Co-Operation: A Strategic Interdependence Approach
International Co-Operation: A Variety of Solutions
The Formation and Evolution of Institutions
Conclusion
The Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policies
Introduction
Policy Preferences
Institutions
Conclusions, Extensions, and Complications
Appendix 4.1
Global Trade
The Evolution of the Global Trade Regime
Introduction
Historical Antecedents: 1860 to 1945
The ITO and the GATT: 1947 to 1948
Multilateral Trade Negotiations: 1950s to 1980s
The Uruguay Round and the WTO: 1986 to 1994
The WTO in Action: 1995 and Beyond
Conclusion
Regional Trade Agreements
Introduction
Why Regionalism?
The Rush to Regionalism
The Political Economy of Regionalism
The Economic Consequences of Regional Integration
Regionalism and the WTO: Stepping Stone or Stumbling Block?
Global Finance
The Evolution of the International Monetary and Financial System
Introduction
The Fate of a Previous Globally Integrated Financial and Monetary Order
The Bretton Woods Order
The Globalization of Financial Markets
The Collapse of the Gold Exchange Standard and the Future of the Dollar
From Adjustable Pegs to Floating Exchange Rates
Conclusion
The Political Economy of Global Financial Crises
Introduction
National Politics and International Markets
The Nature and Variety of International Financial Crises
The Changing Global Context
Crisis Prevention
Crisis Management and Resolution
A New Global Architecture?
Globalization and its Consequences
The Logics of Economic Globalization
Introduction
A Global Economy? 'Embedded Globalization' and the Rescaling of Economic Activity
The Logics of Economic Globalization
The Second Age of-Globalization: Another Extraordinary Episode?
After the Crisis: The Prospects for Economic Globalization
Globalization's Impact on States
Introduction
The Globalization of Politics and the Politics of Globalization
Globalization and the Crisis of the Nation State
Globalization and State Retrenchment: The Evidence Assessed
Conclusions
The Globalization of Production
Introduction
The Rise of Global Production
Global Value Chains: Governance and Location
China as the World's Factory
Conclusion
Globalization, Growth, Poverty, Inequality, Resentment, and Imperialism
Introduction
World Income Distribution
Growth and Geographical Distribution
Poverty
Inequality
Case Studies
Globalization
Does Inequality Matter?
Conclusions
Globalization and Development
Introduction
Ways of Thinking about Development
Development Theory in Practice
The Crisis of the Washington Consensus
Responses to the Crisis of the Washington Consensus
Interpreting the Relationship between Globalization and Development
Conclusion: A New Era of Global Development?
Globalization and the Environment
Introduction: Globalization and Environmental Change
History of Global Environmentalism
Economic Growth, Trade, and Corporations
A Sustainable Future? Financing and Regimes
Conclusion
Glossary
References
Index
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