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The Political Economy of International Relations

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After the end of World War II, the United States, by far the dominant economic and military power at that time, joined with the surviving capitalist democracies to create an unprecedented institutional framework. By the 1980s many contended that these institutions--the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (now the World Trade Organization), the World Bank, and the Intern ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published June 21st 1987 by Princeton University Press (first published June 1st 1987)
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Ms Piot
Apr 19, 2009 Ms Piot rated it it was amazing
Very difficult to get a grip on and a bit of a drag to read, actually, but as a textbook in a course of the name with great teacher, it opened my eyes to the workings of the world economy, and helped me figure out the answers to a lot of questions - china's rise, our decline, the french relationship to the crisis in cote d'ivoire, and to all of west africa...some of the paradoxes of the WTO...the major global economic events and institutions....
really worth it!
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Sep 01, 2007 Yopi Fetrian rated it liked it
I read this book when i wrote my final theses. It is really interesting to give us a big picture of how political interest and economic forces intertwined to make our world.
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Feb 14, 2015 Lucía Vijil Saybe rated it it was amazing
Gilpin, conoce lo que es el criterio de un internacionalista. Se identifica que el comercio tiene efecto más polémico, su influencia directa en valores, ideas y comportamientos de una sociedad. Establecer el balance entre las teorías del comercio internacional, resulta utópico. Apoyando a los realistas y dejo de lado un poco Keohane que no deja de ser verídico cuando argumenta ¿Representan las alianzas transnacionales la posibilidad de ir más allá del desarrollo desigual o serán temporarias?. Ma ...more
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Alex Ryan
Jan 09, 2016 Alex Ryan rated it it was ok
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Didn't finish the book because it got repetitive and dry, a good read if you are not hung up on the fact that it is written in the 80s and states that Japan will be the next hegemony.
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This was assigned in college (obviously) and I was shocked to find myself actually enjoying it.
Jul 09, 2012 Pete rated it it was amazing

Essential reading for anyone who works in the international trade environment.
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