For almost two decades now, the RIPE Series in Global Political Economy published by Routledge has been an essential forum for cutting-edge scholarship in International Political Economy, which we understand to be a broadly defined area of research that may cut across other disciplines. The series brings together new and established scholars working in critical, cultural and constructivist political economy. Books in the RIPE Series typically combine an innovative contribution to theoretical debates with rigorous empirical analysis.
The RIPE Series seeks to cultivate:
Susanne Soederberg – Queen’s University, Canada
Adrienne Roberts – The University of Manchester, UK
Samuel Knafo – University of Sussex, UK
Naná de Graaff – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
A Critical Rewriting of Global Political Economy Integrating Reproductive, Productive and Virtual Economies
Globalization and Governance
By V. Spike Peterson
September 30, 2003
Moving beyond a narrow definition of economics, this pioneering book advances our knowledge of global political economy and how we might critically respond to it.V. Spike Peterson clearly shows how two key features of the global economy increasingly determine everyday lives worldwide. The first is ...
By Morten Boas, Desmond McNeill
December 18, 2003
This unique book explores a very broad range of ideas and institutions and provides thorough and detailed case studies in the context of broader theoretical analysis. Key topics such as poverty, global governance, sustainable development and the environment are closely examined, with detailed...
By Amrita Narlikar
October 14, 2003
A keen analysis of how and why countries bargain together in groups in world affairs, and why such coalitions are crucial to individual developing nations. It also reveals the effects these negotiating blocs are having on world affairs. Successful coalition building has proven to be a ...
By Jeffrey A. Hart, Aseem Prakash
November 02, 2000
Globalization and Governance is a completely up-to-date, impartial survey of a variety of perspectives on what constitutes governance and how globalization may impact governance and the state. Eleven essays and a thorough introduction provide a theoretical framework and a literature overview. ...
By Roxanne Doty
May 23, 2003
Anti-Immigrantism in Western Democracies looks at immigration in the US, the UK and France within the context of globalisation and questions our understanding of the 'state'. Doty uses the concept of desire as a way to understand the forces at work in the social, political and economic life, to ...
By Robert W. Cox, Michael G. Schechter
November 15, 2002
Building on his seminal contributions to the field, Robert W. Cox engages with the major themes that have characterized his work over the past three decades, and the main topics which affect the globalized world at the start of the twentieth-century. This new volume by one of the world's ...
By Kees Van der Pijl
October 16, 1998
An exciting and original analysis of the development of capitalist classes, such as the Freemasons, that cross national boundaries in the global political economy. This innovative book focuses on:* an historical perspective on class formation under capitalism and its transnational integration* ...