Emphasizing both domestic and international politics as well as fundamental economic principles, International Political Economy is the most accessible and holistic overview of the global economy. This text offers students a uniquely engaging introduction to IPE by viewing global economic exchange as a political competition. While surveying key IPE theories, economic principles, institutions, and processes, the text explains how this competition raises social welfare but also creates winners and losers who influence the policies of governments and international institutions and ultimately the global economy.
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Written in an eloquent and practical style, renown author and recognized national authority on family literacy, Patricia Edwards has carefully selected skills, strategies, and examples of family involvement that will empower educators to successfully implement family involvement initiatives. A timely publication on today's political climate with federal monies going into family literacy, Edwards has deliberately and painstakingly chosen research-based, school-tested ideas as the focus of this book. Acknowleging the importance to work with parents and other family members, Edwards has culled out a critical path for educators to follow and help them understand how to work with a wide-range of families to create the confidence necessary to become partners with your students' first teachers-their families.About the Author:
Thomas Oatley is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research and writing focuses on the intersection between international and comparative political economy and how the interaction between economic interests and political institutions shapes governments’ foreign economic policy choices.
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Book Description Longman, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110205559913