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Global Political Economy

Global Political Economy

by Eddie James Girdner
Paperback
Publication Date: 12/12/2014
  $40.66
GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY MADE SIMPLE, UNDERSTANDABLE AND FASCINATING. Lean how the ideas of the world's greatest economic thinkers help explain the global political economy today. Explore the ideas of Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Malthus, Herbert Spencer, the Utopian Socialists, Marx, the Austrian School, Keynes, Kalecki, Pareto, Veblen, Marcuse, the Dependency Theorists, the Chicago School and the Virginia School, Rational Choice Theory, and New Political Economy. Understand the dynamics of global economic growth, trade, money, finance, MNC's, the BRICS, the precariat, and the vast underground global economy. This book might make you see the world in better way. Written after teaching courses in political science and global political economy for more than twenty-five years, Global Political Economy provides an easily accessible textbook for courses in political science, international relations, business, and economics departments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is the only textbook which explains such a wide range of historical ideas in political economy as a foundation for understanding today's global economy. This corrects the major weakness in most textbooks in global political economy. The textbook concentrates on the essential ideas and shows how and why economic thinking has changed since the eighteenth century. The language is simple, direct and lively, avoiding academic jargon and confusing mathematics. Students will not be afraid of reading economics with this textbook. It will catch the interest of the general reader also and help readers understand how the world around them actually works. Part I covers all the major theories and approaches to political economy. Part II covers the dynamics of the global economy since World War II and the shift to New Political Economy after the l970s. From the student's point of view, the book provides a vast amount of essential knowledge in a simple way and in a nutshel
ISBN:
9781478747390
9781478747390
Category:
Globalization
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
12-12-2014
Publisher:
Outskirts Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
368
Dimensions (mm):
254x178x19mm
Weight:
0.63kg

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