International Political Economy: Perspectives on Global Power and Wealth

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-11-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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The Fifth Edition of International Political Economy provides a flexible and provocative set of articles and excerpts on a broad range of topics. Edited by three respected scholars in the field, the reader also offers clear introductions and headnotes to help students get the most out of each reading.

Table of Contents

prefacep. ix
About the Editorsp. xi
Introduction: International Politics and International Economicsp. 1
Contending Perspectives on International Political Economyp. 21
State Power and the Structure of International Tradep. 23
The Political Economy of the Smoot-Hawley Tariffp. 42
History Lessons: Institutions, Factor Endowments, and Paths of Development in the New Worldp. 53
Globalization of the Economyp. 63
Historical Perspectivesp. 83
Free Trade: The Repeal of the Corn Lawsp. 87
International Trade, Domestic Coalitions, and Liberty: Comparative Responses to the Crisis of 1873-1896p. 98
International Investment and Colonial Control: A New Interpretationp. 119
British and American Hegemony Compared: Lessons for the Current Era of Declinep. 139
Productionp. 153
The Multinational Enterprise as an Economic Organizationp. 157
Third World Governments and Multinational Corporations: Dynamics of Host's Bargaining Powerp. 169
Competing for Capital: The Diffusion of Bilateral Investment Treatiesp. 180
Globalization and Policy Convergencep. 200
Money And Financep. 217
The Domestic Politics of International Monetary Order: The Gold Standardp. 223
Hegemonic Stability Theories of the International Monetary Systemp. 246
The Triad and the Unholy Trinity: Problems of International Monetary Cooperationp. 273
Globalization and Exchange Rate Policyp. 286
Divided Opinion, Common Currency: The Political Economy of Public Support for EMUp. 297
Financial Globalization: Gain and Pain for Developing Countriesp. 314
Tradep. 337
The Controversy over Free Trade: The Gap between Economists and the General Publicp. 341
Commerce and Coalitions: How Trade Affects Domestic Political Alignmentsp. 365
The Political Economy of Trading States: Factor Specificity. Collective Action Problems, and Domestic Political Institutionsp. 376
Are Your Wages Set in Beijing?p. 393
What You Should Know about Globalization and the World Trade Organizationp. 404
The Institutional Roots of American Trade Policy: Politics, Coalitions, and International Tradep. 422
Economies In Developmentp. 443
Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality since 1980p. 447
Root Causes: A Historical Approach to Assessing the Role of Institutions in Economic Developmentp. 468
Globalization and Inequality, Past and Presentp. 474
The Political Economy of Trade Policy Reform: Lessons from Developing Countriesp. 486
Current Problems in International Political Economyp. 505
Globalization and the Environmentp. 507
A New Deal for Globalizationp. 536
How to Save Globalization from Its Cheerleadersp. 546
The Quiet Coupp. 567
Acknowledgmentsp. 583
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