Publisher description for Global political economy : evolution and dynamics / Robert O'Brien and Marc Williams.


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This popular and successful text provides a comprehensive introduction to the global political economy of today, set in a broad historical context. It introduces an unusually wide range of theoretical approaches and highlights how useful they are in tackling key issues--from trade, production and finance to social divisions, development and the environment. The second edition has been revised and updated throughout with the addition of additional chapters on gender, on ideas and information, and on key issues and debates for 21st century IPE.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
International economic relations -- History.
International trade -- History.
International finance -- History.
International division of labor -- History.
International business enterprises -- History.
Corporate governance -- History.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- History.
Globalization -- Environmental aspects -- History.
Economic development -- History.
Economic history.