Comparative Political Economy States, Markets and Global Capitalism

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-04-14
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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This new textbook provides an authoritative analysis of Comparative Political Economy and how it can help us to understand the global capitalist marketplace in the 21st century in all its variant forms. The author provides broad-ranging empirical examples throughout and relates classical concerns to current international affairs.

Author Biography

Ben Clift is Professor of Political Economy, and an Associate Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Warwick University, UK. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Focus and Rationale of the Book
1. Comparative Political Economy: Lineages From Classical Political Economy, Linkages To International Political Economy
2. The CPE of Capitalism & Classical Political Economy
3. Disciplinary Politics and the Genealogy of CPE
4. Institutional Analysis and CPE
5. Interests-Based Analysis and CPE
6. Ideational Analysis and CPE
7. The CPE of the State
8. Comparative Capitalisms
9. The CPE of Finance and Corporate Governance
10. The CPE of Welfare
11. The Comparative Method and CPE

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