New and Published Books
11-20 of 24 results in Routledge Advances in International Political Economy
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
In a few years, the United States has gone from worrying about Japan's economic might to worrying about its meltdown. The rise and fall of America's 'results-oriented' trade policy towards Japan captures this turnaround.John Kunkel traces this Japan policy to a crisis in the institutions, laws and...
Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge
This book makes an important theoretical contribution to our understanding of international institutions by exploring conceptually and empirically the impact of technology on the governance of international economic activities. Technology, Governance and Political Conflict in International...
Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge
Deregulation and Global Governance
The function of the state as a symbol of identity has become increasingly important as major powers of the pre-Cold War era have given way to self-determination. The conventional role of the state has, however, simultaneously been challenged by the process of globalisation which transcends such...
Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge
The Architecture and Extension of International Trade Regulation
This book explores the significance of the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as well as some of the issues brought into sharper focus by the Seattle demonstrations of 1999. Located within the broader study of global governance, Multilateralism and the World Trade Organisation...
Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge
The Crisis and Renewal of U.S. Capitalism: A Civilizational Approach to Modern American Political Economy
To Be Published September 1st 2015
The Dialectics of Liquidity Crisis: Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis and Interpretations of the Financial Crisis
To Be Published October 30th 2015
International Mobility and the Transformation of Global Capitalism
To Be Published October 31st 2015