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Introduction to international political economy

Author: David N Balaam; Michael Veseth
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David N Balaam; Michael Veseth
ISBN: 9780136155638 0136155634 9780135143223 0135143225
OCLC Number: 123232347
Notes: "In collaboration with Faculty of the International Political Economy Program, University of Puget Sound."
Description: xviii, 509 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
PART I. PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL EconomY: 1. What Is international political economy? ; 2. Wealth and power: Mercantilism and economic nationalism ; 3. "Laissez-Faire, Laissez-Passer": The liberal IPE perspective ; 4. Marx, Lenin, and the structuralist perspective ; 5. Alternative perspectives of international political economy --
PART II. IPE STRUCTURES: PRODUCTION, FINANCE, SECURITY, AND KNOWLEDGE: 6. International production and trade ; 7. The international monetary and finance structure ; 8. The IPE of international debt ; 9. The global security structure ; 10. Knowledge and technology: The basis of wealth and power / by Ross Singleton --
PART III. STATE-MARKET TENSIONS TODAY: 11. The European Union and the IPE of regionalism ; 12. Japan at the crossroads ; 13. States and markets in transition / by Patrick H. O'Neil ; 14. The Middle East: The pursuit of development, democracy, and peace / by Bradford Dillman --
PART IV. IPE NORTH AND SOUTH: 15. The two faces of development / by Sunil Kukreja ; 16. The human connection / by Monica DeHart and Nick Kontogeorgopolous ; 17. Transnational corporations: In the hurricane's eye --
PART V. GLOBAL PROBLEMS: 18. The illicit economy / by Bradford Dillman ; 19. The IPE of food and hunger ; 20. The environment: The green side of IPE ; 21. Conclusion: Where do we go from here?
Responsibility: David N. Balaam, Michael Veseth.
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