The Politics of International Political Economy

Editor: Fouskas, Vassilis K.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $160.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-1-85743-638-9
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • List of illustrations
  • List of contributors
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of abbreviations
  • Global political economy and the separation of academic disciplines - Kees van der Pijl
  • Revisiting Bretton Woods, 1944-71 - Alex O. Tackie
  • The failure of neo-liberal financialization (1971-91) - Vassilis K. Fouskas and Bülent Gökay
  • Shock therapy and the political economy of the former Soviet space - Sabine Spangenberg
  • Revisiting the 1992-93 EMS crisis 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 i 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 Kitromilides
  • 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
  • Glossary of key concepts in international political economy
  • Absolute advantage
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • Balance of payments
  • Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
  • Bretton Woods system
  • Capital gain and capital gains tax
  • Capital markets (primary and secondary)
  • Carry trade
  • Cartel
  • Central bank
  • Collateralized debt obligation (CDO) and credit default swap (CDS)
  • Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
  • Comparative advantage
  • Conditionality
  • Credit default swap (CDS)
  • Credit rating agencies
  • Currencies (hard/reserve and soft)
  • Customs union
  • Debt crisis
  • Deficit
  • Depression
  • Derivative (financial)
  • Devaluation
  • Dollarization
  • Dumping (and anti-dumping)
  • Economic interdependence
  • Economic sanctions
  • Euro-communism
  • Eurocurrencies
  • European Central Bank (ECB)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Exchange rates (fixed and floating)
  • Export-oriented industrialization (EOI)
  • Export processing zone (EPZ)
  • Export subsidy
  • Fair trade
  • Financialization/globalization and financial crisis
  • Foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • Founder's profit (or promotional profit)
  • Free trade/free trade agreement (FTA)
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
  • Global division of labour
  • Global fault-lines
  • Globalization
  • Global production networks (GPNs)
  • Gold Standard
  • Gramsci, Antonio (1891-1937), Euro-communism and hegemony
  • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative
  • Hyperinflation
  • Imperialism
  • Import-substitution industrialization (ISI)
  • Inflation and hyperinflation
  • Intellectual property rights
  • International commodity agreement (ICA)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)
  • London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)
  • Monopoly
  • Most favoured nation (MFN) status
  • Multinational corporation (MNC)
  • Neo-liberalism
  • New International Economic Order (NIEO)
  • Newly industrialized countries (NICs)
  • Petro-dollar recycling
  • Post-Keynesianism
  • Post-Marxism
  • Promotional profit
  • Purchasing power parity (PPP)
  • Quota
  • Recession
  • Reserve currency (world money)
  • Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)
  • Stability and Growth Pact (SGP)
  • Stagflation
  • Tobin Tax
  • Trade barriers (tariff and non-tariff barriers)
  • Washington Consensus
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Select bibliography