Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis by James A. CaporasoPolitical and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis by James A. Caporaso

Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis

EditorJames A. Caporaso, Martin Rhodes

Hardcover | March 26, 2016

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This is the first book to provide a full and dispassionate account of the politics and economics of the Eurozone crisis, focusing on the interlinked origins and impacts of the Euro-Zone crisis and the policy responses to it. The book is distinguished from existing research by its avoidance (and rejection) of the too-often simplistic analysis that has characterized political, media and regrettably some academic coverage, and by its attempt to escape from the tyranny of day-to-day events and short-term developments. Eachof the contributors identifies an important question and undertakes a careful empirical, theoretically-informed analysis that produces novel perspectives. Together they seek to balance many of the existing accounts that have rushed to sometimes unwarranted conclusions, concerning, for example, thelocus of institutional power in European crisis-management; the power and centrality of particular member states, notably Germany which has been attributed with 'hegemonic' status; the supposed entrapment of EU policy makers by an 'austerity ideology'; and the deep flaws that apparently afflict thesolutions to the crisis put painstakingly in place, such as Banking Union. While it will be some time before the EU can put the crisis behind it, and the dust finally settles on the revised institutional system that emerges,The Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis marks an important step towards a considered, reflective analysis of the tumultuous eventsand developments of the crisis period.
James A. Caporaso is a Specialist in international political economy and international relations theory. He is a past president of the International Studies Association (1997-98) and past Chair of the European Union Studies Association (1995-97). In 2003 he received an award for Distinguished International Political Economy Scholar fro...
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Title:Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone CrisisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:March 26, 2016Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198755732

ISBN - 13:9780198755739

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Table of Contents

1. James A. Caporaso and Martin Rhodes: Introduction: The Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis2. James A. Caporaso and Min-hyung Kim: 'States Choose but not Under Circumstances of Their Own Making': A New Interpretation of the Integration Debate in Light of the European Financial Crisis3. Bergljot Barkbu, Barry Eichengreen, and Ashoka Mody: The Euro's Twin Challenges: Experience and Lessons4. Erik Jones: Competitiveness and the European Financial Crisis5. Benedicta Marzinotto: 'United We Fall': The Euro Area's Silent Balance of Payment Crisis in Comparison with Previous Ones6. Deborah Mabbett and Waltraud Schelkle: Searching Under the Lamp-Post: The Evolution of Fiscal Surveillance7. Mark Hallerberg: Fiscal Governance and Fiscal Outcomes under EMU before and after the Crisis8. C. Randall Henning: The ECB as a Strategic Actor: Central Banking in a Politically Fragmented Monetary Union9. Rachel A. Epstein and Martin Rhodes: International in Life, National in Death? Banking Nationalism on the Road to Banking Union10. Jonathon Moses: Free Sailing or Tied to the Mast? The Political Costs of Monetary Adjustment in Iceland, Latvia and Ireland11. Sergio Fabbrini: New Institutional Dynamics in the European Union