Globalisation and Interdependence in the International Political Economy: Rhetoric and Reality - Bloomsbury Academic Collections: Economics (Hardback)R. J. Barry Jones (author)
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 07/11/2013
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Globalisation and Interdependence in the International Political Economy addresses central developments within the contemporary international system. The notions of interdependence and globalisation that have accompanied the political discourse of `a new world disorder' are replete with definitional ambiguities, theoretical difficulties and empirical complexities. Barry Jones offers a critical review and analysis of these concepts, their significance and place within the wider debates of international political economy. He argues that contemporary conditions are complex, with regionalising tendencies cross-cutting those of increasing globalisation, and `national' impulses surviving even in the face of powerful `internationalising' forces. Future developments, it is concluded, may also be far more uncertain and turbulent than is widely anticipated. Written by a leading authority, this volume is an effective and compelling introduction to the complex study of international political economy.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
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