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  • Inclusive Trade in Africa

    The Continental Free Trade Area in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by David Luke, Jamie Macleod

    This book assesses what important lessons can be drawn from the experiences of regional integration in and beyond Africa, including from success stories like ASEAN as well as from failures like the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas. It provides analysis and recommendations on several of the core…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Informal Economies and Power

    By Anna Danielsson

    The global ubiquity of informal economic activities has turned informality into a key policy question, not least in international peace- and statebuilding. This book explores a core aspect of economic informality: its resilience despite comprehensive international anti-informality operations.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-23 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Politics of Private Transnational Governance by Contract

    Edited by A. Claire Cutler, Thomas Dietz

    This edited volume provides critical reflections on the interplay between politics and law in an increasingly transnationalized global political economy. It focuses specifically on the emergence and operation of new forms of governance that are developing through a variety of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09 

  • The Continuing Imperialism of Free Trade

    Developments, Trends and the Role of Supranational Agents

    Edited by Jo Grady, Chris Grocott

    In 1953, John Gallagher and Ronald Robinson shook the foundations of imperial history with their essay ‘The Imperialism of Free Trade’. They reshaped how historians saw the British empire, focussing not on the ‘red bits on the map’ and the wishes of policy makers in London, but rather on British…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Power in North-South Trade Negotiations

    Making the European Union's Economic Partnership Agreements

    By Peg Murray-Evans

    Advancing a constructivist conceptual approach, this book explains the surprising outcome of the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union and developing countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (the ACP countries). Despite the EU’s huge market power, it had…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Small States and Shelter Theory

    Iceland’s External Affairs

    Edited by Baldur Thorhallsson

    Small states are dependent on the economic, political, and societal shelter provided by larger states and international organizations to survive and prosper. Iceland provides an ideal case study for shelter theory, due both to its smallness as compared with its larger neighbouring states, as well…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    New International Relations

  • NAFTA and Democracy in Mexico

    A Successful Failure?

    By Pablo Calderón Martínez

    After describing NAFTA as ‘the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere’, Donald Trump’s election seemed to represent the final nail in the coffin for North American economic integration. Following a decade of stagnation, however, Trump’s victory presents a timely opportunity to reconsider North…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • The Language of World Trade Politics

    Unpacking the Terms of Trade

    Edited by Klaus Dingwerth, Clara Weinhardt

    Outcomes in major multilateral trade negotiations are conventionally explained as resulting from interests weighed by (trading) power. Offering a different overview of the concepts we use to talk about the international trade regime, this edited collection puts the ideational foundation of world…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Negotiating Trade Liberalization in Argentina and Chile

    When Policy creates Politics

    By Andrea C. Bianculli

    How do international negotiations affect domestic politics? Starting in the 1990s, countries throughout Latin America embarked on many and simultaneous negotiations. On the shifting ground of widening and deepening trade agendas and diverse arenas, what factors determined trade politics? This book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • The Crime of Maldevelopment

    Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South

    By María Laura Böhm

    This book explores the causal relationship between the deregulation of international economic interests and the forms of violence that prevail in a large part of the Global South. More specifically, this book tells the story of how transnational corporations benefitting from increasing deregulation…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11 
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • BCIM Economic Cooperation

    Interplay of Geo-economics and Geo-politics

    Edited by Gurudas Das, C. Joshua Thomas

    This book examines the strategic and economic logic behind the Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar (BCIM) Regional Cooperation. According to estimates, BCIM covers approximately nine per cent of the world’s mass and 40 per cent of the world’s population spanning across four countries, constituting the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge India

  • International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    Sports betting has become a truly global phenomenon, facilitated by new communication technologies. As a result, the development of deviances, from match-fixing to money laundering, has accelerated. This new reality has numerous implications, for both the regulation of this billion-dollar industry…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

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