9780205559916

International Political Economy : Interests and Institutions in the Global Economy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205559916

  • ISBN10:

    0205559913

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Emphasizing both domestic and international politics as well as fundamental economic principles,International Political Economyis the most accessible and holistic overview of the global economy. This text offers students a uniquely engaging introduction to IPE by viewing global economic exchange as a political competition. While surveying key IPE theories, economic principles, institutions, and processes, the text explains how this competition raises social welfare but also creates winners and losers who influence the policies of governments and international institutions and ultimately the global economy.

Table of Contents

International Political Economy
A
B
Traditional Schools of International Political Economy
Interests and Institutions in International Political Economy
C
D
Key Terms
Suggestions for Further Reading
The WTO in the World Trade System
A
B
Hegemonic Power and the Creation of the Postwar Trade System
Hegemonic Decline and the World Trade System
C
D
E
Key Terms
Web Links
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Political Economy of International Trade Cooperation
A
The Gains from Trade in Partial Equilibrium
The Gains from Trade in General Equilibrium
B
C
D
Key Terms
Web Links
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Society Centered Approach to Trade Politics
A
Factor Incomes and Class Conflict
Sector Incomes and Industry Conflict
Organizing Interests: the Collective Action Problem and Trade Policy Demands
B
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