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International Political Economy / Edition 5

International Political Economy / Edition 5

by Thomas OatleyThomas Oatley
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Broadly viewing the global economy as a political competition that produces winners and losers, International Political Economy holistically and accessibly introduces the field of IPE to students with limited background in political theory, history, and economics.This text surveys major interests and institutions and examines how state and non-state actors pursue wealth and power. Emphasizing fundamental economic concepts as well as the interplay between domestic and international politics, International Political Economy not only explains how the global economy works; it also encourages students to think critically about how economic policy is made in the context of globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205060634
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/06/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Thomas Oatley is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

1. International Political Economy 2. The WTO and the World Trade System 3. The Political Economy of International Trade Cooperation 4. A Society-Centered Approach to the Politics of Trade 5. A State-Centered Approach to Trade Politics 6. Trade and Development I: Import Substitution Industrialization 7. Trade and Development II: Economic Reform 8. Multinational Corporations in the Global Economy 9. The Politics of Multinational Corporations 10. The International Monetary System 11. Contemporary International Monetary Arrangements 12. A Society-Centered Approach to Monetary and Exchange-Rate Policies 13. A State-Centered Approach to Monetary and Exchange-Rate Policies

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