A major new text on contemporary global political economy that focuses centrally on key issues and actors. Concise and accessibly written, it provides an ideal introduction to the contemporary dynamics and processes of change in the global political economy.
Andre Broome is Associate Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Warwick, UK. He has published various articles on global political economy, and is the author of The Currency of Power: The IMF and Monetary Reform in Central Asia (Palgrave Macmillan).
1. Introduction to International Political Economy.- 2. Theoretical Perspectives in International Political Economy.- 3. Contemporary Debates in International Political Economy.- PART I: ACTORS IN THE GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY.- 4. State Actors.- 5. International Organizations.- 6. Club Forums.- 7. Market Actors.- 8. Non-Governmental Organizations.- 9. Everyday Actors.- PART II: Issues in the Global Political Economy.- 10. Global Trade.- 11. Global Money and National Currencies.- 12. Global Capital Mobility.- 13. Financial Crises.- 14. Sovereign Debt.- 15. Tax and Welfare.- 16. Global Poverty and Development.- 17, Resource Competition and Energy.- 18. The Environment and Climate Change.