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Peace, Prosperity, And Politics

1st Edition

By John Mueller

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As we enter a new century, world affairs have been transformed. The leading countries confront no compelling or immediate major threats of a military sort; they all see the world in essentially the same way; there has been an enormous expansion of international trade and economic interconnections; and rapid technological expansion has facilitated i

Table of Contents

Introduction: Prospects and Problems in the New Century -- Corporations and States: Factor Flows in the Twenty-First Century -- The World Economy at the End of the Millennium -- The Rise of the Politically Incorrect One-Handed Economist -- The Economic Consequences of the Peace -- Dancing with the Giant: The Transformation of North American Sovereignties Approaching the Twenty-First Century -- Fifty Years of Peace and Prosperity -- China, Japan, and Germany in the New World Polity -- Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century -- The Continuing Conundrum of Internal Conflict -- Trading Up and Trading Down: The Impact of Technological Change on the International System -- The Justifying State: Why Anarchy Doesn't Mean No Excuses -- The Cold War and Its Ending in "Long-Duration" International History

About the Author

John Mueller is professor of political science at the University of Rochester. His most recent book is Capitalism, Democracy, and Ralph's Pretty Good Grocery.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General