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Political Economy and the Changing Global Order

Third Edition

Richard Stubbs and Edited by Geoffrey R. D. Underhill

Publication Date - September 2005

ISBN: 9780195419894

492 pages


Political Economy and the Changing Global Order, Third Edition, introduces undergraduate students to the rapid changes taking place in the global economy. This edited collection from top scholars in political economy examines how the economic global order is unfolding and how it will evolve over the next decade.

* Carefully edited so that all chapters are written in a clear and accessible form, with the needs of students in mind
* Each contribution was written specifically for this volume
* Covers developments at global, national, and regional levels
* Examines key issues and trends as well as the changing policies of major state actors
* Each chapter is followed by a list of suggested readings and a short list of key websites

Previous Publication Date(s)

September 1999

Table of Contents

    Section I: Understanding the Changing Global Order
    Introduction: Conceptualizing the Changing Global Order, Geoffrey R.D. Underhill
    1. The Emergence of IPE, Michael Kratke, University of Amsterdam and Geoffrey R.D. Underhill
    2. Problems of Power and Knowledge in a Changing Global World Order, Robert W. Cox, York University
    3. Globalization: The Long View, Herman M. Schwartz, University of Virginia
    4. Globalization and Its Critics, James H. Mittelman, American University
    5. Alternatives to Neoliberalism? Towards a More Heterogeneous Global Political Economy, Eric Helleiner, Trent University
    6. Theory and Exclusion: Gender, Masculinity, and International Political Economy, Sandra Whitworth, York University
    Section II: Global Issues
    Introduction: Global Issues in Historical Perspective, Geoffrey R.D. Underhill
    7. The Political Economy of Post-September 11th Security, Brian Burgoon, University of Amsterdam
    8. Global Finance and Political Order, Louis W. Pauly, University of Toronto
    9. Emerging World Financial Order and Different Forms of Capitalisms, Jonathan Story, INSEAD
    10. The Group of Seven and Global Macroeconomic Governance, Michael C. Webb, University of Victoria
    11. WTO and the Governance of Globalization: Dismantling the Compromise of Embedded Liberalism, Jens Ladefefoged Mortensen, University of Copenhagen
    12. Big Business, the WTO and Development: Uruguay and Beyond, Susan K. Sell, The George Washington University
    13. Transnational Production and Corporate Strategies, Winfried Ruigrok, University of St. Gallen
    14. The Political Economy of the Internet and E-Commerce, Henry Farrell, George Washington University
    15. The Agency of Labour in a Changing Global Order, Robert O'Brien, McMaster University
    16. Postcolonial Readings of Child Labour in a Globalized Economy, Geeta Chowdhry, Northern Arizona University
    17. Environment, Economy, and Global Environment Governance, Steven Berstein, University of Toronto
    18. Gendered Representation of the 'Global': Reading/Writing Globalization, Marianne Marchand, Universidad de las Americas
    19. Crime in the Global Economy, H. Richard Friman, Marquette University
    Section III: Regional Dynamics
    Introduction: Regionalism and Globalization, Richard Stubbs and Austina J. Reed, McMaster University
    20. Explaining the Regional Phenomenon in an Era of Globalization, Helge Hveem, University of Oslo
    21. The Transnational Political Economy of Europen Integration: The Future Socio-Economic Governance in the Enlarged Union, Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Free University, Amsterdam
    22. The North American Free Trade Agreement, Tony Porter, McMaster University
    23. Latin America in the Global Political Economy, Nicola Phillips, University of Manchester
    24. Economic Regionalism in East Asia: Consolidation with Centrifugal Tendencies, Richard Higgott, University of Warwick
    25. Political Economies of Africa(s) at the Start of the 21st Century, Tim Shaw, University of London and Pamela K. Mbabazi, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
    Section IV: Responses to Globalization
    Introduction: Responses to Globalization, Richard Stubbs and Sarah Eaton, University of Toronto
    26. Political Globalization and the Competition State, Philip G. Cerny, Rutgers University
    27. Negotiating Globalization: The Foreign Economic Policy of the European Union, Mike Smith, Loughborough University
    28. Globalization and the Transformation of the Germany Model, Sigurt Vitols, Social Science Research Center Berlin
    29. The Political Economy of the UK Compeitition State: Committed Globalism, Selected Europeanism, Andrew Baker, University of Belfast
    30. Transition Economies, Annette Freyberg-Inan, University of Amsterdam
    31. The United States and Globalization: Struggles with Hegemony, Bruce E. Moon, Lehigh University, USA
    32. Politics and Markets in East Asia: Is the Developmental State Compatible with Globalization, Mark Beeson, University of Queensland
    33. Japan, East Asian Regionalism and Selective Resistance to Globalization: Regional Divisions of Labour and Financial Cooperation, Christopher W. Hughes, University of Warwick
    34. China and the Political Economy of Global Engagement, Shaun Breslin, University of Warwick