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Global Political Economy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Theodore H. Cohn

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 11, 2011

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Praised for its authoritative coverage, Global Political Economy places the study of IPE in its broadest theoretical context.


This text not only helps students understand the fundamentals of how the global economy works but also encourages them to use theory to more fully grasp the connections between key issue areas like trade and development. Written by a leading IPE scholar, Global Political Economy equally emphasizes theory and practice to provide a framework for analyzing current events and long-term developments in the global economy.

Table of Contents

PART I. Introduction and Overview

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Managing the Global Economy since World War II: The Institutional Framework


PART II. Theoretical Perspectives

Chapter 3. The Realist Perspective

Chapter 4. The Liberal Perspective

Chapter 5. Critical Perspectives


PART III. The Issue Areas

Chapter 6. International Monetary Relations

Chapter 7. Global Trade Relations

Chapter 8. Regionalism and the Global Trade Regime

Chapter 9. Multinational Corporations and Global Production

Chapter 10. International Development

Chapter 11. Foreign Debt and Financial Crises


PART IV. Concluding Comments

Chapter 12. Current Trends in the Global Political Economy


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Global Political Economy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition
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$53.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-07586-7