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Published: 14 April 2020

536 Pages


ISBN: 9780198820642

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Global Political Economy

Sixth Edition

Edited by John Ravenhill

  • A stimulating yet accessible guide to political economy which helps students understand complex issues such as global trade and global finance as well as pertinent topics including development, equality and the environment
  • Packed with contemporary case studies to help students apply economic theory to the real world
  • Debates are critically presented and situated in their historical context, enabling students to form their own views and arguments
  • Includes carefully developed pedagogical features, such as rigorous end of chapter questions which help students reflect on their learning, test their knowledge, and form their own views
  • Accompanied by a range of online resources, to help students take their learning further
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly updated to incorporate recent developments, such as the Trump administration, Brexit and economic nationalism
  • Includes brand new coverage of the international political economy of work and labour, an increasingly important topic in global political economy
  • Now explores the international political economy of energy, a popular area of study
  • Enhanced coverage of the political economy of the environment
  • New material on globalization, inequality, and poverty

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