9780199018963

Theories of International Political Economy An Introduction

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  • Copyright: 2016-04-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Written by the Canada Research Chair in International and Comparative Political Economy, Theories of International Political Economy introduces students to the theories that make up the core, semi-periphery, and periphery of the discipline as it is currently studied. This concise introduction uses an engaging, accessible style to guide students through rich and complex material, enabling them to apply various approaches to their study of international political economy.

Author Biography


Stephane Paquin, Professor, Ecole Nationale d'administration Publique

Stéphane Paquin is a professor at lEcole Nationale d'administration Publique and Canada Research Chair in International and Comparative Political Economy and Globalization.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements

Chapter 1: The Invention of IPE
Historical Foundation of the Field
What Is IPE?
Economists and IPE
Theoretical Perspectives in IPE
The Dividing Lines
Conclusion

Chapter 2: Theorizing International Political Economy
Epistemology in IPE
What is Positivism in Orthodox IPE?
Types of Theory
Theorizing According to the Orthodox Approach
Theorizing According to the Heterodox Approach
Theorizing Among the Neo-Gramscians
Theorizing According to Susan Strange
Conclusion

Chapter 3: The Realist Perspective
Basic Assumptions of the Realist Perspective in IPE
The Myth of Globalization
Globalization, War, and Peace
Power and Theory of Hegemonic Stability
Power and Interstate Relations
Conclusion

Chapter 4: The Liberal Perspective
Basic Assumptions of the Liberal Perspective in IPE
Globalization, War, and Peace
Peace through Democracy
Peace through International Institutions
Economic Interdependence as a Factor of Peace
Globalization and Transnationalism
Liberal Institutionalism
The Debate on Compliance
Conclusion

Chapter 5: Domestic and Open-Economy Politics
Interests
Institutions
The Second Image Reversed
Ideas
Conclusion

Chapter 6: From Marxism to Neo-Gramscianism
Marxist Approaches in IPE
Dependency Theory
The World-System Approach
The Neo-Gramscian School
Robert Cox
The Rediscovery of Gramsci
The Structural Power of Capital
The Politics of Mass Production
Conclusion

Chapter 7: The British School
The Heterodox British School in IPE
Globalization
Structural Power
Markets
Finance
Conclusion

Chapter 8: Green and Feminist IPE
The Orthodox Approach in Green IPE
Critical Green IPE
Feminist IPE
Feminist Ontology in IPE
Feminist Epistemology in IPE
Conclusion

General Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgements
1. The Invention of IPE
Historical Foundation of the Field
What Is IPE?
Economists and IPE
Theoretical Perspectives in IPE
The Dividing Lines
Conclusion
2. Theorizing International Political Economy
Epistemology in IPE
What is Positivism in Orthodox IPE?
Types of Theory
Theorizing According to the Orthodox Approach
Theorizing According to the Heterodox Approach
Theorizing Among the Neo-Gramscians
Theorizing According to Susan Strange
Conclusion
3. The Realist Perspective
Basic Assumptions of the Realist Perspective in IPE
The Myth of Globalization
Globalization, War, and Peace
Power and Theory of Hegemonic Stability
Power and Interstate Relations
Conclusion
4. The Liberal Perspective
Basic Assumptions of the Liberal Perspective in IPE
Globalization, War, and Peace
Peace through Democracy
Peace through International Institutions
Economic Interdependence as a Factor of Peace
Globalization and Transnationalism
Liberal Institutionalism
The Debate on Compliance
Conclusion
5. Domestic and Open-Economy Politics
Interests
Institutions
The Second Image Reversed
Ideas
Conclusion
6. From Marxism to Neo-Gramscianism
Marxist Approaches in IPE
Dependency Theory
The World-System Approach
The Neo-Gramscian School
Robert Cox
The Rediscovery of Gramsci
The Structural Power of Capital
The Politics of Mass Production
Conclusion
7. The British School
The Heterodox British School in IPE
Globalization
Structural Powers
Markets
Finance
Conclusion
8. Green and Feminist IPE
The Orthodox Approach in Green IPE
Critical Green IPE
Feminist IPE
Feminist Ontology in IPE
Feminist Epistemology in IPE
Conclusion
General Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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