World Financial Orders: An Historical International Political Economy by Paul LangleyWorld Financial Orders: An Historical International Political Economy by Paul Langley

World Financial Orders: An Historical International Political Economy

byPaul LangleyEditorPaul Langley

Hardcover | June 28, 2002

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World Financial Orderschallenges the predominance of neo-liberalism as a mode of knowledge about contemporary world finance, and claims that it neglects the social and political bases as well as the malign consequences of change. He looks to the field of International Political Economy (IPE) to construct an alternative mode, one that critically restores society and politics. An 'historical' approach to IPE is advanced that accounts for modern world finance since the seventeenth century as a succession of structurally distinct hierarchical social orders.
This book will be of interest to those working in the field of IPE and to those scholars, researchers and students from across the social sciences who seek to challenge the common-sense, neo-liberal explanation of contemporary world finance.
Paul Langleyis lecturer in International Politics at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK. His research interests are in the field of International Political Economy with particular reference to globalization, finance and the environment. His work has been published a variety of journals includingNew Political EconomyandRevie...
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Title:World Financial Orders: An Historical International Political EconomyFormat:HardcoverPublished:June 28, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415255740

ISBN - 13:9780415255745

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Table of Contents

Part I: World Finance: Towards an Historical IPE
Part II:Modern World Financial Orders
Part III: The Contemporary World Financial Order

Editorial Reviews

"The author challenges the predominance of neo-liberalism as a model of knowledge about contemporary world finance and claims that it neglects the social and political bases, as well as the negative consequences of change.."-Business Horizons "Informative and well-ordered.."-World Affairs Report "Nonspecialists will benefit because Langley begins the book with a clear explanation of his fundamental assumptions and then carries out his model precisely as explained."-Amber Casolari, Glendale Community College