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Global political economy and the wealth of nations : performance, institutions, problems, and policies / / edited by Phillip Anthony O'Hara

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Titolo: Global political economy and the wealth of nations : performance, institutions, problems, and policies / / edited by Phillip Anthony O'Hara Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 2004
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (415 p.)
Disciplina: 330.9
Soggetto topico: International economic relations
Globalization - Economic aspects
Globalization - Social aspects
Globalization - Environmental aspects
Globalization - Political aspects
International business enterprises
International organization
Comparative government
Economic policy
Sustainable development
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: O'HaraPhillip Anthony <1954->  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Global performance and the wealth of nations; A global economy, polycentric world or system of nation-states?; Wealth and welfare of nations, continents and corporations; Uneven development, convergence and North; South interaction; Recent performance of the developing East Asian economies; Transformation to a market economy in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Asia; Global institutions and organizations
Transnational corporations: Dynamic structures, strategies, and processesTransnational financial institutions, global financial flows and the International Monetary Fund; The World Trade Organization, free trade areas, and the distribution of wealth; The global gender division of labor; Conspicuous consumption, fashion and style in the global marketplace; Critical global and regional problems; Financial crises, crashes, and speculative bubbles: The regulation imperative in a critique of recent episodes; Environmental problems of the world: Global warming and biodiversity
World poverty, hunger, and diseaseEthnic and religious tension in the world: A political-economic perspective; The war on terrorism, political-economic contradictions and policy issues; Governance issues for the future; Viability of national government policies in a global political economy; Viable policies, programs and institutions for the future; Development policies for the twenty-first century; Index
Sommario/riassunto: This comprehensive collection documents the major processes, performance, institutions, problems and policies associated with global political economy. For the first time in a single volume, the authors present a detailed analysis of the changing distribution and production of wealth throughout the world, different measures of performance, the global technological revolution, long waves in the world economy and a special study of Asia and Eastern Europe in the world system.
Titolo autorizzato: Global political economy and the wealth of nations  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-134-43523-1
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910451443803321
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Serie: Routledge frontiers of political economy ; ; 57.