The Resource Global political economy : evolution & dynamics, Robert O'Brien & Marc Williams

Global political economy : evolution & dynamics, Robert O'Brien & Marc Williams

Label
Global political economy : evolution & dynamics
Title
Global political economy
Title remainder
evolution & dynamics
Statement of responsibility
Robert O'Brien & Marc Williams
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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1963-
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O'Brien, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HF1359
LC item number
.O26 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Williams, Marc
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • International economic relations
  • International trade
  • International finance
  • International division of labor
  • International business enterprises
  • Corporate governance
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Economic development
  • Economic history
Label
Global political economy : evolution & dynamics, Robert O'Brien & Marc Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Theoretical Perspectives -- 1.Theories of Global Political Economy -- Understanding the Global Political Economy -- The Economic Nationalist Perspective -- Key actors -- Key dynamics -- Conflict and cooperation -- Economic nationalism today -- The Liberal Perspective -- Key actors -- Key dynamics -- Conflict and cooperation -- Liberalism today -- The Critical Perspective -- Key actors -- Key dynamics -- Conflict and cooperation -- Critical theory today -- Contending Perspectives: A Summary -- Further Reading -- 2.International Political Economy and its Methods -- Locating the Field -- Economics -- Political science -- Political economy -- International relations -- Methodological Issues -- Case studies and large n studies -- Rational choice -- Institutionalism -- Constructivism -- Trends in Contemporary GPE Theory -- Consolidation -- Integration -- Expansion -- Approach of the Book -- Further Reading -- pt. 2 Evolution -- 3.Forging a World Economy: 1400--1800 -- Regions of the World Economy -- The Middle East -- China -- India -- Africa -- The Americas -- Europe -- European Expansion -- Into the Americas -- Along Africa: the triangular trade -- On the peripheries of Asia -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 4.Industry, Empire and War: 1800--1945 -- The Industrial Revolution -- What was the Industrial Revolution? -- Why Britain? Why then? -- What did the others do? -- Pax Britannica -- The gold standard and capital flows -- Free trade -- Balance of power -- Renewed Imperialism -- War and Economic Disorder -- The world wars -- Interwar economic failure -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 5.Growing a Global Economy: 1945--2015 -- The Cold War Era: 1945--89 -- The US-led Western political economy -- The communist political economy -- The southern political economy -- The Post-Cold War Era: 1990--2015 -- Competing capitalisms and state transformation -- The information revolution -- International organizations and governance -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- pt. 3 Dynamics -- 6.International Trade -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Free Trade and Protectionism -- Proponents of free trade -- Critics of free trade -- Major Developments -- Growth and protectionism -- Changing institutional arrangements -- Key Issues -- Developing country interests -- Regional trade agreements -- Legitimacy -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 7.Transnational Production -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Explaining the Growth of TNCs -- Major Developments -- The globalization of production -- Changing organizational principles -- Key Issues -- Re-evaluating the benefits of FDI -- State-firm interactions -- Regulating capital -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 8.The Global Financial System -- Definitions and Background -- Theoretical Perspectives: The Mundell-Fleming Model -- Major Developments -- IMS: from fixed to floating and regional currencies -- Credit: financial innovation and repeated crises -- Key Issues -- Global credit crisis -- Future of the US dollar -- The European sovereign debt and euro crisis -- Corporate and individual tax abuse -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 9.Global Division of Labour -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Adam Smith and his Critics -- Major Developments -- Changes in the production process -- From the new international to the global division of labour -- Key Issues -- Global restructuring: the rise of China and India -- The struggle for workers' rights in a global economy -- The division of labour and global stability -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 10.Gender -- Definitions and Background -- Theoretical Perspectives: GPE as if Gender Mattered -- Major Developments -- Women in the world economy: employment trends and prospects -- Gender and global public policy -- Key Issues -- The feminization of poverty -- Globalization of reproductive work -- Gender and global restructuring -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 11.Economic Development -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives on Growth and Development -- Major Developments -- Development and national capitalism, 1947--81 -- Development, neoliberalism and beyond, 1982--2015 -- Key Issues -- The organization of development -- Debt and debt relief -- North--South conflict -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 12.Global Environmental Change -- Definitions and Background -- Theoretical Perspectives: IPE and Environmental Studies -- IPE debates -- Environmental studies' debates -- Major Developments -- Bringing the environment in -- Mainstreaming environmentalism -- Key Issues -- Sustainable development -- Climate change -- Transnational land acquisitions -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 13.Ideas -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Ideas about Ideas -- Major Developments -- The information revolution and the information society -- The rise and stall of the Washington Consensus -- Key Issues -- Technological diffusion -- Property rights and life (HIV/AIDS) -- Ideas, interests and the global financial crisis -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 14.Security -- Definitions: Three Views of Security -- The traditional state-centric approach -- New security studies -- Human security -- Theoretical Perspectives: Integrating Security and Political Economy -- Major Developments -- The Cold War security structure -- The post-Cold War security structure -- Key Issues -- Economic statecraft and security -- Transnational crime and corporate espionage -- Disease, pandemics and security -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 15.Governing the Global Political Economy -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Whither the State? -- Major Developments -- Proliferation of governance levels -- Proliferation of actors -- Rise of the BRICS -- Twenty-First-Century Challenges -- Development and growth -- Equality and justice -- Democracy and regulation -- Conclusion -- Further Reading
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition, revised and updated.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 360 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137523136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99971245561
System control number
(NhCcYBP)13301276
Label
Global political economy : evolution & dynamics, Robert O'Brien & Marc Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Theoretical Perspectives -- 1.Theories of Global Political Economy -- Understanding the Global Political Economy -- The Economic Nationalist Perspective -- Key actors -- Key dynamics -- Conflict and cooperation -- Economic nationalism today -- The Liberal Perspective -- Key actors -- Key dynamics -- Conflict and cooperation -- Liberalism today -- The Critical Perspective -- Key actors -- Key dynamics -- Conflict and cooperation -- Critical theory today -- Contending Perspectives: A Summary -- Further Reading -- 2.International Political Economy and its Methods -- Locating the Field -- Economics -- Political science -- Political economy -- International relations -- Methodological Issues -- Case studies and large n studies -- Rational choice -- Institutionalism -- Constructivism -- Trends in Contemporary GPE Theory -- Consolidation -- Integration -- Expansion -- Approach of the Book -- Further Reading -- pt. 2 Evolution -- 3.Forging a World Economy: 1400--1800 -- Regions of the World Economy -- The Middle East -- China -- India -- Africa -- The Americas -- Europe -- European Expansion -- Into the Americas -- Along Africa: the triangular trade -- On the peripheries of Asia -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 4.Industry, Empire and War: 1800--1945 -- The Industrial Revolution -- What was the Industrial Revolution? -- Why Britain? Why then? -- What did the others do? -- Pax Britannica -- The gold standard and capital flows -- Free trade -- Balance of power -- Renewed Imperialism -- War and Economic Disorder -- The world wars -- Interwar economic failure -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 5.Growing a Global Economy: 1945--2015 -- The Cold War Era: 1945--89 -- The US-led Western political economy -- The communist political economy -- The southern political economy -- The Post-Cold War Era: 1990--2015 -- Competing capitalisms and state transformation -- The information revolution -- International organizations and governance -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- pt. 3 Dynamics -- 6.International Trade -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Free Trade and Protectionism -- Proponents of free trade -- Critics of free trade -- Major Developments -- Growth and protectionism -- Changing institutional arrangements -- Key Issues -- Developing country interests -- Regional trade agreements -- Legitimacy -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 7.Transnational Production -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Explaining the Growth of TNCs -- Major Developments -- The globalization of production -- Changing organizational principles -- Key Issues -- Re-evaluating the benefits of FDI -- State-firm interactions -- Regulating capital -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 8.The Global Financial System -- Definitions and Background -- Theoretical Perspectives: The Mundell-Fleming Model -- Major Developments -- IMS: from fixed to floating and regional currencies -- Credit: financial innovation and repeated crises -- Key Issues -- Global credit crisis -- Future of the US dollar -- The European sovereign debt and euro crisis -- Corporate and individual tax abuse -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 9.Global Division of Labour -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Adam Smith and his Critics -- Major Developments -- Changes in the production process -- From the new international to the global division of labour -- Key Issues -- Global restructuring: the rise of China and India -- The struggle for workers' rights in a global economy -- The division of labour and global stability -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 10.Gender -- Definitions and Background -- Theoretical Perspectives: GPE as if Gender Mattered -- Major Developments -- Women in the world economy: employment trends and prospects -- Gender and global public policy -- Key Issues -- The feminization of poverty -- Globalization of reproductive work -- Gender and global restructuring -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 11.Economic Development -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives on Growth and Development -- Major Developments -- Development and national capitalism, 1947--81 -- Development, neoliberalism and beyond, 1982--2015 -- Key Issues -- The organization of development -- Debt and debt relief -- North--South conflict -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 12.Global Environmental Change -- Definitions and Background -- Theoretical Perspectives: IPE and Environmental Studies -- IPE debates -- Environmental studies' debates -- Major Developments -- Bringing the environment in -- Mainstreaming environmentalism -- Key Issues -- Sustainable development -- Climate change -- Transnational land acquisitions -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 13.Ideas -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Ideas about Ideas -- Major Developments -- The information revolution and the information society -- The rise and stall of the Washington Consensus -- Key Issues -- Technological diffusion -- Property rights and life (HIV/AIDS) -- Ideas, interests and the global financial crisis -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 14.Security -- Definitions: Three Views of Security -- The traditional state-centric approach -- New security studies -- Human security -- Theoretical Perspectives: Integrating Security and Political Economy -- Major Developments -- The Cold War security structure -- The post-Cold War security structure -- Key Issues -- Economic statecraft and security -- Transnational crime and corporate espionage -- Disease, pandemics and security -- Conclusion -- Further Reading -- 15.Governing the Global Political Economy -- Definitions -- Theoretical Perspectives: Whither the State? -- Major Developments -- Proliferation of governance levels -- Proliferation of actors -- Rise of the BRICS -- Twenty-First-Century Challenges -- Development and growth -- Equality and justice -- Democracy and regulation -- Conclusion -- Further Reading
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition, revised and updated.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 360 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137523136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99971245561
System control number
(NhCcYBP)13301276

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