Politics & International Relations: International Political Economy

  • Time, Globalization and Human Experience: Interdisciplinary Explorations book cover

    Time, Globalization and Human Experience

    Interdisciplinary Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

    This edited volume focuses on the intersection of time and globalization, as manifested across a variety of economic, political, cultural, and environmental contexts. Since David Harvey’s influential characterization of globalization as "time-space compression", ample research has looked at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Susan Strange and the Future of Global Political Economy: Power, Control and Transformation book cover

    Susan Strange and the Future of Global Political Economy

    Power, Control and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Germain

    This edited volume addresses the 2007/2009 financial crisis as the occasion to engage critically with the corpus of Susan Strange’s work, in order to consider what changes (if any) this crisis portends for the structural organization of the global political economy. The contributors use Strange’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalism: Global Models, Local Lives? book cover

    Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalism

    Global Models, Local Lives?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Throughout history and in every geographical location, the rise and fall of industry, which impact the fate of large populations, are tied to the development and cultural entanglement of particular models that are articulated with political power. Models are understood as knowledge devices –…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • International Institutions in World History: Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models book cover

    International Institutions in World History

    Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models, 1st Edition

    By Laust Schouenborg

    This book presents a case for a basic reorientation of International Relations away from the state and towards the study of social institutions in the sense of patterned practices, ideas and norms/rules. IR has always suffered from a parochial occupation with the state and the Western system of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age book cover


    Moving Materials in a Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Employment and Inclusive Development book cover

    Employment and Inclusive Development

    1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare: Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law book cover

    Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Lived Economies of Default: Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect book cover

    Lived Economies of Default

    Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect, 1st Edition

    By Joe Deville

    Consumer credit borrowing – using credit cards, store cards and personal loans – is an important and routine part of many of our lives. But what happens when these everyday forms of borrowing go ‘bad’, when people start to default on their loans and when they cannot, or will not, repay? It is this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Localization in Development Aid: How Global Institutions enter Local Lifeworlds book cover

    Localization in Development Aid

    How Global Institutions enter Local Lifeworlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thorsten Bonacker, Judith von Heusinger, Kerstin Zimmer

    This edited volume brings together the work of scholars from different disciplines including sociology, political science and anthropology, and analyses how global institutions are embedded in local contexts within development aid. It examines theoretical and empirical implications of the diffusion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Homeownership, Renting and Society: Historical and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Homeownership, Renting and Society

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Kohl

    On the eve of the financial crisis, the USA was inhabited by almost 70 percent homeowning households, in comparison to about 45 percent in Germany. Homeownership, Renting and Society presents new evidence showing that this homeownership gap already existed between American and German cities around…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Critical Reflections on Migration, 'Race' and Multiculturalism: Australia in a Global Context book cover

    Critical Reflections on Migration, 'Race' and Multiculturalism

    Australia in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Boese, Vince Marotta

    Migration and its associated social practices and consequences have been studied within a multitude of academic disciplines and in the context of policies at local, national and regional level.This edited collection provides an introduction and critical review of conceptual developments and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • A Global Political Economy of Democratisation: Beyond the Internal-External Divide book cover

    A Global Political Economy of Democratisation

    Beyond the Internal-External Divide, 1st Edition

    By Alison J. Ayers

    The late-twentieth century is often portrayed as an ‘Age of Democratisation’, with democracy heralded as the best of all political systems. Yet democracy has multiple meanings, values and significances. The start of the twenty-first century has witnessed a massive revival of interest in the meaning…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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