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1-10 of 19 results in Routledge Advances in International Political Economy
This book addresses whether and how multilateral economic regimes can successfully transition from international institutions—cooperation among states—to global governance—cooperation among states and nonstate actors. The unprecedented era of peace and prosperity since World War II has been...
Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge
The Growth Paradigm
The ubiquity of the commitment to economic growth, which Purdey refers to as the growth paradigm, is extraordinary. National governments around the world are seized of the same objective. Major international institutions such as the UN, the WTO, the World Bank, IMF and OECD, powerful international...
Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge
This book combines two strands of international political economy; examining how capitalism and democracy shape and are shaped by each other. Although until now considered separately, this path-breaking book proposes an innovative view of a political-economic system that inextricably links the...
Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge
The political origins of financial institutions
This book examines the political origins of financial institutions across fifteen developed democracies, with focused case studies on the US, France, Japan, Austria, and Germany. The institutional arrangements of financial systems are widely seen as a central distinguishing feature of ‘varieties of...
Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge
A Framework for Thinking
This book develops a creative theoretical framework for understanding the welfare state: the theory of the state and the idea of welfare connected to autonomy. Written by a well-known expert of political economy and welfare, it explores the nature of welfare and connects welfare not to basic needs,...
Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge
This volume addresses the growth of regional trade agreements (RTAs) which have mushroomed since the 1990s, and considers their potential as a tool for reducing inter- and intra-state conflict. Exploring the links between trade, conflict and peace in different and varying contexts, this book maps...
Published October 19th 2008 by Routledge
Using a critical theory approach to analyze the globalization of the world economy, this provocative and topical new book presents economic globalization not as a recent development, but rather as a familiar process that has occurred throughout history. Michael McKinley argues that it is ultimately...
Published July 23rd 2008 by Routledge
The Construction of Governance States
Shortlisted for the Inaugural International Political Economy Group annual book prize, 2006.An incisive exploration of the interventions of the World Bank in severely indebted African states. Understanding sovereignty as a frontier rather than a boundary, this key study develops a vision of a...
Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge
Towards a Hybrid Capitalism
Chinese Capitalism in a Global Era examines the dynamic ways in which millions of ethinic Chinese in East and Southeast Asian economies organize their economic activities. It analyses how Chinese capitalism has changed under conditions of contemporary globalization and anticipates what the future...
Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge
Assessing Contours, Correlates and Concomitants of Globalization
The effects of globalization on economy and society are highly contested subjects in academic and political arenas. This study brings an empirical perspective to the crucially important arguments that encapsulate the major debates in this area. Using quantitative data, this book addresses the shape...
Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge
Workers of the World versus Globalisation: The International Relations of Capital and Labour
To Be Published June 29th 2013
Transatlantic Politics and the Transformation of the International Monetary System
To Be Published July 24th 2013
The Political Economy of Space in the Americas: The New Pax Americana
To Be Published July 30th 2013
Trade, Development and Globalization
To Be Published August 15th 2013