Politics & International Relations: International Political Economy

  • Globalization and Institutional Adjustment: Federalism as an Obstacle? book cover

    Globalization and Institutional Adjustment

    Federalism as an Obstacle?, 1st Edition

    By Axel H�lsemeyer

    Combining the disciplines of international political economy, public sector economics and comparative politics, this stimulating book debates whether federalism obstructs institutional adjustment under conditions of a globalized economy, or whether this depends upon the extent to which a given…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • Independence from America: Global Integration and Inequality book cover

    Independence from America

    Global Integration and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Jon V. Kofas

    Jon Kofas offers a comprehensive and thought-provoking study of 'global integration' after the Second World War. Globalization is perceived to be essentially the process of world economic integration in which the United States has played the key role but in which interests of most Third World…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • Middle Power Statecraft: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific book cover

    Middle Power Statecraft

    Indonesia, Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan H. Ping

    Jonathan Ping's volume establishes a unifying theory for the concept of middle power (MP). MPs are states which have an innate form of statecraft and perceived power as a result of their size. The book presents hybridization theory as a basis for analysis, policy development and prediction of MP…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • The International Political Economy of Investment Bubbles book cover

    The International Political Economy of Investment Bubbles

    1st Edition

    By Paul Sheeran

    Providing a historical appraisal of bubble investments, and blending theory with field observations, this insightful work will benefit academics, researchers and professionals observing the nexus of relationships between speculation, states and markets. The book presents an analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation and Power book cover

    The International Political Economy of Risk

    Rationalism, Calculation and Power, 1st Edition

    By Robert Deuchars

    The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being 'risk'. This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of 'risk' in this field by focusing on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • The Limits of Regionalism: NAFTA's Labour Accord book cover

    The Limits of Regionalism

    NAFTA's Labour Accord, 1st Edition

    By Robert G. Finbow

    Assessing the effectiveness of the North American Agreement on Labour Cooperation (NAALC), this book examines the operation of the core institutions (the Secretariat and National Administrative Offices) over the past seven years. It discusses the main functions of these institutions in hearing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • The Political Economy of the European Constitution book cover

    The Political Economy of the European Constitution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Paganetto

    The enlargement process, the creation of the Monetary Union and the need to promote further the political and economic integration of Europe have ignited an intense debate at the European level among researchers and policy-makers. Examining the effects that political, legal, and regulatory…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29

  • Re-Living the Global City: Global/Local Processes book cover

    Re-Living the Global City

    Global/Local Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Chris Rumford

    Living the Global City (1996) was a landmark text in the field of Global Studies, offering an analysis of globalization and global/local processes by focussing on specific issues and themes which include community, culture, milieu, socioscapes and sociospheres, microglobalization, poverty,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • The Political and Economic Challenges of Energy in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    The Political and Economic Challenges of Energy in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Ramin Jalilvand, Kirsten Westphal

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are in disarray, and shifts in the field of energy have the potential to drastically affect the course of political and economic developments in the region. Declining oil prices, skyrocketing domestic demand, the rise of unconventional oil and natural gas…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Global Governance

  • Capitalism and Religion in World History: Purification and Progress book cover

    Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. By loaning out their resources to merchants, they made themselves pariahs to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Japan and East Asian Integration: Trade and Domestic Politics book cover

    Japan and East Asian Integration

    Trade and Domestic Politics, 1st Edition

    By Jemma Kim

    For almost fifty years Japan pursued a single-track approach focusing trade negotiation efforts exclusively on the global multilateral forum while shunning regionalism as harmful to the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs/ World Trade Organisation system. However, following the tsunami disaster…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • The Political Economy of Punishment Today: Visions, Debates and Challenges book cover

    The Political Economy of Punishment Today

    Visions, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dario Melossi, Máximo Sozzo, José A Brandariz García

    Over the last fifteen years, the analytical field of punishment and society has witnessed an increase of research developing the connection between economic processes and the evolution of penality from different standpoints, focusing particularly on the increase of rates of incarceration in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

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