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The politics of international political economy, a survey, editor Vassilis K. Fouskas

The politics of international political economy, a survey, editor Vassilis K. Fouskas
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-319)
Main title
The politics of international political economy
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editor Vassilis K. Fouskas
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Europa politics of ... series
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a survey
This timely book will explain, via a number of thematic and case studies, that international economics is not an independent terrain of economic activity reproducing itself throughout history, but a complex articulation of social, political and culturally determined actions that are inextricably linked. Chapters will address the role of dominant global powers in the making of global industrial and monetary relations, and, in particular, ways in which, and the degrees to which dominant economic and military powers, such as the USA, tend to shape the domestic economic environments of lesser powers after their own image. Supplementing the chapters will be a comprehensive A - Z glossary section, which will include key International Political Economy terms, e.g. international debt, European free trade area, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IMF, GATT-WTO, Foreign exchange, fixed exchange rates, floating exchange rates, reserve currency, gold-dollar parity, multinational corporation, preferential trade agreement, hedge funds, etc. Entries will be cross-referenced for ease of use. This book will be ideal for researchers and students in the areas of politics, international relations and international economics, as well as for academics, economists, business people, and those with an interest in the workings of international political economy
Table Of Contents
Global political economy and the separation of academic disciplines / Kees Van Der Pijl -- The Bretton Woods system (1944-1971) / Alex Tackie -- The failure of neo-liberal financialisation (1971-1991) / Vassilis K Fouskas and Bülent Gökay -- Shock therapy and the political economy of the former Soviet space / Sabine Spangenberg -- Revisiting the 1992-93 EMS erisis in the context of international political economy / Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos -- Asia catches cold, Russia sneezes : the political economy of emerging market crises in 1997-98 / Michael F. Keating -- The rise of the qi ye ji tuan and the emergence of Chinese hegemony / Jayantha Jayman -- The global South : from dependency to convergence? / Ray Kiely -- The policy response to the great recession of 2008 : is it the 1930s all over again? / Yiannis Kitromildes -- Understanding the global financial crisis / Bülent Gökay -- The political economy of the Arab uprisings / Shampa Roy-Mukherjee -- The politics and economics of the Greek debt crisis / Constantine Dimoulas and Vassilis K. Fouskas -- A-Z glossary : Key concepts in international political economy
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