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 glob

chapter |16 pages


ByPhillip Anthony O’Hara

part |2 pages

Part I Global performance and the wealth of nations

chapter 2|24 pages

Wealth and welfare of nations, continents and corporations

ByPhillip Anthony O’Hara

chapter 3|20 pages

Uneven development, convergence and North–South interaction*

ByAmitava Krishna Dutt

chapter 4|22 pages

Recent performance of the developing East Asian economies*

ByHarry Bloch, Sam Hak Kan Tang

part |2 pages

Part II Global institutions and organizations

chapter 6|18 pages

Transnational corporations: Dynamic structures, strategies, and processes

Dynamic structures, strategies, and processes*
ByJohn B. Davis

chapter 9|20 pages

The global gender division of labor*

ByHella Hoppe, Wilfred Dolfsma

part |2 pages

Part III Critical global and regional problems

chapter 11|20 pages

Financial crises, crashes, and speculative bubbles: The regulation imperative in a critique of recent episodes

The regulation imperative in a critique of recent episodes*
ByBrenda Spotton Visano

chapter 12|22 pages

Environmental problems of the world: Global warming and biodiversity

Global warming and biodiversity*
ByAndrew John Brennan

chapter 13|19 pages

World poverty, hunger, and disease

ByEdward J. O’Boyle

chapter 14|16 pages

Ethnic and religious tension in the world: A political- economic perspective

A political-economic perspective
ByAsoka Bandarage

chapter 15|23 pages

The war on terrorism, political-economic contradictions and policy issues*

ByPhillip Anthony O’Hara

part |2 pages

Part IV Governance issues for the future

chapter 16|20 pages

Viability of national government policies in a global political economy

ByPhillip Anthony O’Hara

chapter 17|21 pages

Viable policies, programs and institutions for the future*

ByHassan Bougrine