International Political Economy

  • Filename: international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 069113569X
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 210
  • Author: Benjamin J. Cohen
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press



Offers an examination of the field of international political economy, the contrasting worldviews of its American and British schools, and the different ways scholars have sought to meet the challenges posed by an ever more complex and interdependent world economy.

International Political Economy

  • Filename: international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 9781134595952
  • Release Date: 2002-11-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Jeffry A. Frieden
  • Publisher: Routledge



Now in its fourth edition, this best-selling reader in international political economy offers 31 solid articles - 15 new - by renowned scholars in political science and economics. Frieden and Lake have edited and introduced each reading with care to ensure its accessibility to students who are new to the subject. This reader continues to offer a provocative look at the postive and negative impacts of globalization.

International Political Economy in Context

  • Filename: international-political-economy-in-context.
  • ISBN: 9781452289878
  • Release Date: 2012-08-28
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Andrew C. Sobel
  • Publisher: SAGE



Although many international political economy texts offer good descriptions of what events have occurred in global economic and political relations, they fail to develop explicit theoretical frameworks explaining why. Andrew C. Sobel's International Political Economy in Context: Individual Choices, Global Effects takes a micro approach to IPE, grounding policy choices in the deliberations and competitive environs of domestic politics and decision-making processes. Sobel builds students' skills for a sophisticated understanding of how and why events unfold in the international political economy. Armed with the primary assumptions and structural/macro conditions of economic and political geography in the global arena, as well as an understanding of micro-level conditions and mechanisms and their shortfalls that influence political and economic outcomes, students are able to make sense of past and present changes in the global political economy. International Political Economy in Context offers a compelling, accessible, and fully integrated rational choice perspective on international political economy.

Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy Entries A F

  • Filename: routledge-encyclopedia-of-international-political-economy-entries-a-f.
  • ISBN: 0415243505
  • Release Date: 2001-01-01
  • Number of pages: 1818
  • Author: R. J. Barry Jones
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



This important new work is the first comprehensive reference to the rapidly developing field of international political economy [IPE]. Featuring over 1200 A-Z entries, the coverage encompasses the full range of issues, concepts, and institutions associated with IPE in its various forms. Comprehensively cross-referenced and indexed, each entry provides suggestions for further reading along with guides to more specialized sources. Selected entries include: * African Development Bank * benign neglect * Black Monday * casino capitalism * debt management * efficiency * floating exchange rates * General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] *information society/economy * Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries [OPEC] * Microsoft * multinational corporations, definitions * NATO * patents * rent-seeking * Schellin, Thomas *tax havens * trusts * Value-Added Tax [VAT] * zero-sum games * and many more.

Sovereign Wealth Funds and International Political Economy

  • Filename: sovereign-wealth-funds-and-international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 1409422070
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Manda Shemirani
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.



Shemirani provides a systematic methodology for the study of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) over their life span. She emphasizes the need for a paradigm shift in our approach towards the study of state capitalism with specific reference to the world's four largest SWFs as well as offering insights into their functioning and investment strategies.

Introduction to International Political Economy

  • Filename: introduction-to-international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 9781317347293
  • Release Date: 2015-07-17
  • Number of pages: 608
  • Author: David N. Balaam
  • Publisher: Routledge



A complete and accessible overview of how politics and economics collide in a global context This text surveys the theories, institutions, and relationships that characterize IPE and highlights them in a diverse range of regional and transnational issues. The bestseller in the field, Introduction to International Political Economy positions students to critically evaluate the global economy and to appreciate the personal impact of political, economic, and social forces.

Global Political Economy

  • Filename: global-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 9781400831272
  • Release Date: 2011-08-29
  • Number of pages: 440
  • Author: Robert Gilpin
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press



This book is the eagerly awaited successor to Robert Gilpin's 1987 The Political Economy of International Relations, the classic statement of the field of international political economy that continues to command the attention of students, researchers, and policymakers. The world economy and political system have changed dramatically since the 1987 book was published. The end of the Cold War has unleashed new economic and political forces, and new regionalisms have emerged. Computing power is increasingly an impetus to the world economy, and technological developments have changed and are changing almost every aspect of contemporary economic affairs. Gilpin's Global Political Economy considers each of these developments. Reflecting a lifetime of scholarship, it offers a masterful survey of the approaches that have been used to understand international economic relations and the problems faced in the new economy. Gilpin focuses on the powerful economic, political, and technological forces that have transformed the world. He gives particular attention to economic globalization, its real and alleged implications for economic affairs, and the degree to which its nature, extent, and significance have been exaggerated and misunderstood. Moreover, he demonstrates that national policies and domestic economies remain the most critical determinants of economic affairs. The book also stresses the importance of economic regionalism, multinational corporations, and financial upheavals. Gilpin integrates economic and political analysis in his discussion of "global political economy." He employs the conventional theory of international trade, insights from the theory of industrial organization, and endogenous growth theory. In addition, ideas from political science, history, and other disciplines are employed to enrich understanding of the new international economic order. This wide-ranging book is destined to become a landmark in the field.

The International Political Economy of the Environment

  • Filename: the-international-political-economy-of-the-environment.
  • ISBN: 1555879802
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 309
  • Author: Dimitris Stevis
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers



An investigation of the framing of both environmental problems and solutions to clarify the particular political dynamics and preferences that they reflect and legitimate. All the chapters raise theoretical questions at the core of research and policymaking that values social equity and health.

China s Reforms and International Political Economy

  • Filename: china-s-reforms-and-international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 9780415547031
  • Release Date: 2009-04-01
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Zweig David
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



Written by an international team of experts from the US, UK, Hong Kong, China, Korea and Canada, this important and interesting book examines and exploresthe relationship between the international political and economic system, and Chinae(tm)s economic and political transition. Exploring international relations theory with a China-centric view, thebook addresses key and significant questions such as: Has the outside world shaped Chinae(tm)s position within the global polity and economic, and affected the way China deals with the world economy? Have Chinese leaders and foreign policy makers internalized the norms and values of the global economic activity? Who are the key players in China in this process of globalization? Giving vital insights into Chinae(tm)s likely development and international influence in the next decade, Chinae(tm)s Reforms and International Political Economy is an essential and invaluable read.

International Political Economy

  • Filename: international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 9780203927236
  • Release Date: 2008-07-18
  • Number of pages: 274
  • Author: Raymond C. Miller
  • Publisher: Routledge



This textbook is the perfect short introduction to the fundamental theories and issues of international political economy (IPE). Written in a concise and accessible style, the text equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to understand this complex and fascinating area. Engaging with both classical theories and the main contemporary debates, this is the ideal starting point for the study of IPE. The text introduces students to the three main theoretical approaches in IPE: free market, institutionalist and historical materialist. The strengths and weaknesses of the theories are then illustrated by a series of fascinating applied case studies in such core areas as international trade, finance, transnational corporations, development and the environment. Combining clear historical and theoretical explanation with detailed empirical examples this is essential reading for students of international political economy, global governance and international economics.

Realism in International Relations and International Political Economy

  • Filename: realism-in-international-relations-and-international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 9781136182563
  • Release Date: 2013-11-05
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Stefano Guzzini
  • Publisher: Routledge



Providing an introductory survey of the evolution of Realism in international theory, Guzzini argues Realism is the reference point of the internal history of IR and IPE, and study of the realist paradigm is key to understanding international history.

The International Political Economy of Transition

  • Filename: the-international-political-economy-of-transition.
  • ISBN: 9781317571124
  • Release Date: 2014-10-03
  • Number of pages: 190
  • Author: Stuart Shields
  • Publisher: Routledge



Shortlisted for the 2013 BISA IPEG Book Prize, this book explores how Eastern Europe’s post-communist transition can only be understood as part of a broader interrogation of neoliberal hegemony in the global political economy, and provides a detailed historical account of the emergence of neoliberalism in Eastern Central Europe. Adopting an innovative Gramscian approach to post-communist transition, this book charts the rise to hegemony of neoliberal social forces. Using transition in Poland as a starting point, the author traces how particular social forces most intimately associated with transnational capital successful in the struggle over competing reform strategies. Transition is broken down into three stages; the "first wave" illustrates how the rise of particular social forces shaped by global change gave rise to a neoliberal strategy of capitalism from the 1970s. It goes on to show how the political economy of Europeanization, associated with EU enlargement instilled a "second wave" of neoliberalisation. Finally, exploring recent populist and left wing alternatives in the context of the current financial crisis, the book outlines how counter-hegemonic struggle might oppose a "third wave" neoliberalisation. The International Political Economy of Transition will be of interest to students and scholars of international political economy, post-communist studies and European politics

The Theoretical Evolution of International Political Economy Third Edition

  • Filename: the-theoretical-evolution-of-international-political-economy-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780199862917
  • Release Date: 2013-10-03
  • Number of pages: 355
  • Author: Darel Paul
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



This collection of seminal readings in international political economy charts the historical and theoretical evolution of the field from the seventeenth century to the present day. Bringing together classic works and leading contemporary arguments, this book outlines the development of three schools of IPE thought - Economic Nationalism, Liberalism and Marxism - while also including theoretical perspectives beyond the dominant traditions. The third edition not only retains but increases the number of classic works from the previous editions while also updating the reader with contemporary writings reflecting the most important recent theoretical developments in the field. It also incorporates new theoretical terrains with sections on feminist and Green IPE, as well as a wholly new introduction. Readings include works by Thomas Mun, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Alexander Hamilton, Friedrich List, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, V. I. Lenin, Karl Kautsky, Robert Keohane, Andrew Moravcsik, Robert Wade, Benjamin Cohen, Robert W. Cox, Giovanni Arrighi, Roland Vaubel, Ronald Rogowski, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Marieke de Goede, Ann Tickner, Spike Peterson, Eric Helleiner and Alf Hornborg. Providing many of the most frequently cited IPE references in a single volume, the third edition of The Theoretical Evolution of International Political Economy continues to be an essential resource for students of both international relations and international economics.

Evolutionary Economics and the New International Political Economy

  • Filename: evolutionary-economics-and-the-new-international-political-economy.
  • ISBN: 1855671573
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: John De la Mothe
  • Publisher: Psychology Press



Evolutionary economics focuses on the theory of the firm, organizational behavior and the role of technological change to reassess in a non-orthodox way the factors which motivate firms and individuals on a national and international level. With the heightened level of economic interaction, modern socio-economies are increasingly being shaped by their trade patterns and their innovation activities. In recent years it has become equally clear that standard neo-classical and fashionable "public choice" approaches to trade and economic growth are incapable of explaining the current "drift" of capitalist economies, or of guiding, in any practical way, the formulation of either publication innovation and trade policies or corporate strategies. The evolutionary approach is gaining currency amongst academics in business and management studies, as it embraces political and philosophical debates about the economy. This text brings together leading authorities in the field to examine and explain in a lucid, clear andauthoritative way the changing nature of relations within and between national economies.

International Political Economy and Globalization

  • Filename: international-political-economy-and-globalization.
  • ISBN: 9789812818720
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 241
  • Author: Syed Javed Maswood
  • Publisher: World Scientific



The second edition of International Political Economy and Globalization is completely revised and updated to include new material on trade, monetary, and environmental issues. It provides a comprehensive treatment of major developments in the global economy and is suitable for adoption as a primer in undergraduate courses in international political economy. The author takes a stand that is supportive of globalization in principle, while acknowledging that there are many areas of inequity that disadvantage developing countries. This is explored in chapters that deal with trade, debt crises, and the environment. Students will find that the material is presented in a readable format that does not presuppose prior familiarity with economics.

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