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.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. International Political Economy
Chapter 2. The WTO and the World Trade System
Chapter 3. The Political Economy of International Trade Cooperation
Chapter 4. A Society-Centered Approach to the Politics of Trade
Chapter 5. A State-Centered Approach to Trade Politics
Chapter 6. Trade and Development I: Import Substitution Industrialization
Chapter 7. Trade and Development II: Economic Reform
Chapter 8. Multinational Corporations in the Global Economy
Chapter 9. The Politics of Multinational Corporations
Chapter 10. The International Monetary System
Chapter 11. Contemporary International Monetary Arrangements
Chapter 12. A Society-Centered Approach to Monetary and Exchange-Rate Policies
Chapter 13. A State-Centered Approach to Monetary and Exchange-Rate Policies
Chapter 14. Developing Countries and International Finance I: The Latin American Debt Crisis
Chapter 15. Developing Countries and International Finance II: A Decade of Crises
Chapter 16. Globalization: Consequences and Controversies
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