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A flexible and comprehensive introduction to international political economy, this best-selling reader has 31 essays by leading scholars on the most important topics in the field. The readings cover history and theory, as well as some of today's most pressing issues, such as globalization, the environment, and free trade. More than half the selections have been changed to reflect the most recent scholarship on each topic.
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Jeffry A. Frieden is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. Frieden is the author of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Politics and (with Menzie Chinn) of Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery. His previous books include Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century; Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965–1985; and Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance. He is also the co-author or co-editor of many other books on related topics. His articles on the politics of international economic issues have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and general interest publications.Review:
Preface. About the Editors. Introduction: International Politics and International Economics. Part I: Contending Perspectives On International Political Economy. 1. Stephen D. Krasner, State Power and the Structure of International Trade. 2. Barry Eichengreen, The Political Economy of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff. 3. Douglass C. North, Institutions and Economic Growth: A Historical Introduction. 4. Susan Strange, States, Firms, and Diplomacy. Part II: Historical Perspectives. 5. Charles P. Kindleberger, The Rise of Free Trade in Western Europe. 6. Peter Alexis Gourevitch, International Trade, Domestic Coalitions, and Liberty: Comparative Responses to the Crisis of 1873-1896. 7. Jeffry A. Frieden, International Investment and Colonial Control: A New Interpretation. 8. David A. Lake, British and American Hegemony Compared: Lessons for the Current Era of Decline. Part III: Production. 9. Richard E. Caves, The Multinational Enterprise as an Economic Organization. 10. Shah M. Tarzi, Third World Governments and Multinational Corporations: Dynamics of Host's Bargaining Power. 11. David Fieldhouse, "A New Imperial System"? The Role of the Multinational Corporations Reconsidered. 12. Jeffrey A. Hart and Aseem Prakash, Strategic Trade and Investment Policies: Implications for the Study of International Political Economy. Part IV: Money And Finance. 13. Lawrence Broz, The Domestic Politics of International Monetary Order: The Gold Standard. 14. Barry Eichengreen, Hegemonic Stability Theories of the International Monetary System. 15. Benjamin J. Cohen, The Triad and the Unholy Trinity: Problems of International Monetary Cooperation. 16. Jeffry A. Frieden, Exchange Rate Politics. 17. Charles Wyplosz, EMU: Why and How It Might Happen. 18. John B. Goodman and Louis W. Pauly, The Obsolesence of Capital Controls? Economic Management in an Age of Global Markets. Part V: Trade. 19. Cletus C. Coughlin, K. Alec Chrystal, and Geoffrey E. Wood, Protectionist Trade Policies: A Survey of Theory, Evidence, and Rationale. 20. Ronald Rogowski, Commerce and Coalitions: How Trade Affects Domestic Political Alignments. 21. James E. Alt and Michael Gilligan, The Political Economy of Trading States: Factor Specificity, Collective Action Problems, and Domestic Political Institutions. 22. Richard B. Freeman, Are Your Wages Set in Beijing? 23. Edward D. Mansfield and Marc L. Busch, The Political Economy of Nontariff Barriers: A Cross-National Analysis. 24. Ronald W. Cox, Explaining Business Support for Regional Trade Agreements. Part VI: Economies In Development And Transition. 25. Joseph E. Stiglitz and Lyn Squire, International Development: Is It Possible? 26. Robin Broad, John Cavanagh, and Walden Bello, Development: The Market Is Not Enough. 27. Jeffrey A. Williamson, Globalization and Inequality, Past and Present. 28. Stephan Haggard, Inflation and Stabilization. Part VII: Current Problems In International Political Economy. 29. Alison Butler, Environmental Protection and Free Trade: Are They Mutually Exclusive? 30. Philip G. Cerny, Globalization and the Changing Logic of Collective Action. 31. Dani Rodrik, Sense and Nonsense in the Globalization Debate.
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