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Featuring carefully edited contributions from an impressive line-up of international scholars,Global Political Economy,Third Edition, is an authoritative introduction that combines coverage of history and theoretical approaches with contemporary issues and debates. The expert contributors offer a diverse range of perspectives and insights into the relevance of global political economy within international relations. Fully up-to-date, the third edition features substantially revised chapters that reflect the latest developments in global political economy, particularly the events and outcomes of the 2008 financial crisis. The text is enhanced by pedagogical features and a two-color design. ACompanion Websiteoffers resources for students (a flashcard glossary, a timeline, and links) and instructors (PowerPoint-based slides, case studies, and figures and tables from the book).
John Ravenhill is a Professor of International Relations at the Australian National University.
Table of Contents
|List of Figures||p. xiii|
|List of Boxes||p. xiv|
|List of Tables||p. xvi|
|About the Contributors||p. xxii|
|Guided Tour of Textbook Features||p. xxiv|
|Guided Tour of the Online Resource Centre||p. xxvi|
|Theoretical Approaches to Global Political Economy||p. 1|
|The Study of Global Political Economy||p. 3|
|Prologue: The Great Recession of 2008-9||p. 4|
|The World Economy Pre-1914||p. 9|
|The World Economy in the Inter-War Period||p. 13|
|The World Economy Post-1945||p. 15|
|The Study of Global Political Economy||p. 19|
|The Historical Roots of Theoretical Traditions in Global Political Economy||p. 29|
|Why Realist IPE and Nationalist Political Economy are not Necessarily the Same Thing||p. 31|
|Why the IPE Textbook Account of Smithian Economic Liberalism is Usually Wrong||p. 37|
|Why the Historical Roots of Marxist IPE are Closer to Liberalism than is Commonly Assumed||p. 42|
|Methodological Distinctions to Sub-Divide the Field||p. 48|
|Disciplinary Distinctions to Sub-Divide the Field||p. 53|
|Collaboration and Co-Ordination in the Global Political Economy||p. 67|
|Globalization and the Need for International Co-Operation||p. 68|
|International Co-Operation: A Strategic Interdependence Approach||p. 71|
|International Co-Operation: A Variety of Solutions||p. 79|
|The Formation and Evolution of Institutions||p. 82|
|The Domestic Sources of Foreign Economic Policies||p. 96|
|Policy Preferences||p. 98|
|Conclusions, Extensions, and Complications||p. 121|
|Appendix 4.1||p. 133|
|Global Trade||p. 135|
|The Evolution of the Global Trade Regime||p. 137|
|Historical Antecedents: 1860 to 1945||p. 139|
|The ITO and the GATT: 1947 to 1948||p. 143|
|Multilateral Trade Negotiations: 1950s to 1980s||p. 147|
|The Uruguay Round and the WTO: 1986 to 1994||p. 151|
|The WTO in Action: 1995 and Beyond||p. 159|
|Regional Trade Agreements||p. 173|
|Why Regionalism?||p. 177|
|The Rush to Regionalism||p. 186|
|The Political Economy of Regionalism||p. 195|
|The Economic Consequences of Regional Integration||p. 199|
|Regionalism and the WTO: Stepping Stone or Stumbling Block?||p. 202|
|Global Finance||p. 213|
|The Evolution of the International Monetary and Financial System||p. 215|
|The Fate of a Previous Globally Integrated Financial and Monetary Order||p. 217|
|The Bretton Woods Order||p. 220|
|The Globalization of Financial Markets||p. 223|
|The Collapse of the Gold Exchange Standard and the Future of the Dollar||p. 229|
|From Adjustable Pegs to Floating Exchange Rates||p. 235|
|The Political Economy of Global Financial Crises||p. 244|
|National Politics and International Markets||p. 246|
|The Nature and Variety of International Financial Crises||p. 249|
|The Changing Global Context||p. 252|
|Crisis Prevention||p. 257|
|Crisis Management and Resolution||p. 265|
|A New Global Architecture?||p. 268|
|Globalization and its Consequences||p. 273|
|The Logics of Economic Globalization||p. 275|
|A Global Economy? 'Embedded Globalization' and the Rescaling of Economic Activity||p. 277|
|The Logics of Economic Globalization||p. 294|
|The Second Age of-Globalization: Another Extraordinary Episode?||p. 306|
|After the Crisis: The Prospects for Economic Globalization||p. 309|
|Globalization's Impact on States||p. 312|
|The Globalization of Politics and the Politics of Globalization||p. 314|
|Globalization and the Crisis of the Nation State||p. 316|
|Globalization and State Retrenchment: The Evidence Assessed||p. 324|
|The Globalization of Production||p. 345|
|The Rise of Global Production||p. 347|
|Global Value Chains: Governance and Location||p. 353|
|China as the World's Factory||p. 361|
|Globalization, Growth, Poverty, Inequality, Resentment, and Imperialism||p. 372|
|World Income Distribution||p. 377|
|Growth and Geographical Distribution||p. 380|
|Case Studies||p. 395|
|Does Inequality Matter?||p. 405|
|Globalization and Development||p. 416|
|Ways of Thinking about Development||p. 418|
|Development Theory in Practice||p. 427|
|The Crisis of the Washington Consensus||p. 435|
|Responses to the Crisis of the Washington Consensus||p. 439|
|Interpreting the Relationship between Globalization and Development||p. 444|
|Conclusion: A New Era of Global Development?||p. 446|
|Globalization and the Environment||p. 450|
|Introduction: Globalization and Environmental Change||p. 451|
|History of Global Environmentalism||p. 456|
|Economic Growth, Trade, and Corporations||p. 462|
|A Sustainable Future? Financing and Regimes||p. 469|
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