This book presents an overview of the policy and research field of international political economy studies. It explores what international political economy is and addresses major policy problems confronting both advanced and developing countries.
Table of Contents
Introduction: An International Political Economy Policy and Research Agenda Part 1: The State of the Art 1. International Political Economy: The Story So Far and the Way Ahead 2. International Political Economy Research: What Is It and Where Do We Turn for Concepts and Theory? Part 2: Interpreting Continuity and Change in the International Political Economy 3. Historical Development of the International Political Economy 4. The Formation and Transformation of States 5. Class Analysis of International Relations Part 3: Policy 6. Muddling Through the Debt Decade 7. Industrial Crises and U.S. Public Policy: Patterns in the Steel, Automobile, and Semiconductor Experiences 8. The Several Faces of the Multinational Corporation: Political Reaction and Policy Response 9. The Third World and the Management of International Commodity Trade: Accord and Discord 10. The Current View on Rural Development: Fad or Breakthrough in Latin America?