1st Edition

Peace, Prosperity, And Politics

By John Mueller Copyright 2000
    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    308 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book deals with a variety of issues of history, of national security, and of political economy, and focuses on the need for a dynamic perspective. It emphasizes the development of ideas as the motor forces behind the economic policies.

    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


    John Mueller