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Retreat of the State The Diffusion of Power in the World Economy

ISBN-10: 0521564409

ISBN-13: 9780521564403

Edition: 1996

Authors: Susan Strange, Thomas Biersteker, Chris Brown, Phil Cerny, Joseph Grieco

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Description:

Adopting new & comprehensive concepts of power & politics, this book uses a theoretical framework to show who really governs the world economy. It goes on to explore some non-state authorities, from mafias to the Big six and international beaurocrats.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 235
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Theoretical Foundations
The declining authority of the state
Patterns of power
The limits of politics
Politics and production
The state of the state
Some Empirical Evidence
Authority beyond the state
Telecoms - the control of communication
Organised crime - the Mafias
Insurance business - the risk managers
The Big Six accountants
Cartels and private protectionism
International organisations - the econocrats
Conclusions
Pinocchio's problem and other conclusions