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The Political Economy of International Trade: U.S. Trade Laws, Policy, and Social Cost

by Jae Wan Chung

As both trade deficits and fiscal deficits steadily increased during the 1980s in the U.S., free trade has not stood without its share of suffering. Chung investigates American trade policy from the perspectives...

Elite Foundations of Liberal Democracy

by John Higley & Michael Burton

This compelling and convincing study, the capstone of decades of research, argues that political regimes are created and sustained by elites. Liberal democracies are no exception; they depend, above all, on...

Trade and Development in a Globalized World: The Unfair Trade Problem in U.S.DThai Trade Relations

by John M. Rothgeb Jr. & Benjamas Chinapandhu

Trade and Development in a Globalized World examines how the unfair trade regulations of advanced countries affect developing societies. In an effort to determine how developing states attempt to cope with the...

Negotiating Caribbean Freedom: Peasants and The State in Development

by Michaeline A. Crichlow

Negotiating Caribbean Freedom examines how development programs in Jamaica lock the state and rural smallholders into a relationship that fulfills the agendas of both constituents. It further shows how development...

Greater China in an Era of Globalization

by Baogang Guo, Sujian Guo, Jing Men & Jerome S. Hsiang et al.

Greater China in an Era of Globalization examines China's rise, its role in the greater China region, and its influence in other regions of the world. It also analyzes the idea of 'Chinese globalization' and...

Prying Open Fortress Europe: The Turn to Sectoral Labor Migration

by Alexander Caviedes

Globalization has increased international migratory pressures, but in advanced industrialized countries entrenched social interests eager to maintain restrictive policies make it difficult for governments to...

Strategic Cooperation: Overcoming the Barriers of Global Anarchy

by Michael O. Slobodchikoff

By examining the bilateral relationships between Russia and each of the former Soviet republics, this book answers how and why states that are in power asymmetry and have mistrust of one another are able to...

Broken Promises?: The Argentine Crisis and Argentine Democracy

by Edward Epstein & David Pion-Berlin

This collection examines Argentina's recent economic and political crisis by looking at the events leading up to the crisis, the reaction by both security forces and the people, and the relations between Argentina...

United States-Cuban Relations: A Critical History

by Esteban Morales Dominguez & Gary Prevost

United States-Cuban Relations breaks new ground in its treatment of this long and tumultuous relationship by arguing that U.S. policy toward the island is not driven primarily by the political position of the...

Oil Supply Crises: Cooperation and Discord in the West

by Vessela Chakarova

Chakarova offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of consumer countries’ policies and reactions to oil supply shortages. In addition to being a valuable source of information on oil market dynamics,...

Resource Wars

by Michael Klare

This sobering look at the future of warfare predicts that conflicts will now be fought over diminishing supplies of our most precious natural resources.

From the barren oilfields of Central Asia to the lush Nile...

Mexico-U.S. Migration Management: A Binational Approach

by Augustín Escobar Latapí & Susan F. Martin

Within this collection, American and Mexican policy-oriented migration experts provide an up-to-date, binational analysis of Mexico-U.S. migration. They recommend specific forms of bilateral collaboration to...

The Economic Impact of Export Restrictions on Raw Materials

by Collective

Export restrictions on raw materials are applied to achieve a number of policy objectives. However, they can have a significant and negative impact on the efficient allocation of resources, international trade,...

International Trade

by Collective

International trade affects the price and availability of practically everything we buy. It also plays a role in many other domains, including jobs, the environment and the fight against poverty. OECD Insights:...

Overcoming Border Bottlenecks

by Collective

International trade has grown rapidly in recent years, thanks in part to the progressive reduction of tariffs and quotas through successive rounds of multilateral trade liberalisation. However, this progress...

Globalisation and Emerging Economies

by Collective

OECD countries still dominate the world economy, but their share of world trade dropped from 73% in 1992 to 64% in 2005, and some of the world’s most important economies are not members of the OECD. Foremost...

Trade and Economic Effects of Responses to the Economic Crisis

by Collective

The dramatic collapse in world trade in 2009 is, this report shows, mainly due to: the drop in demand for highly traded products; the drying up of trade finance; and the vertically integrated nature of global...

Rural Development Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa and Cooperation with the European Union : United Republic of Tanzania (English Edition)

by dr.Joannes Maria De Luca

What is the European Union's role in the third millennium geopolitical environment in Sub-Saharan Africa?

What are Rural Development Policies in Tanzania? In agriculture they are considered a driver for the development...

Brexit and Beyond

by Benjamin Martill & Uta Staiger

Brexit will have significant consequences for the country, for Europe, and for global order. And yet much discussion of Brexit in the UK has focused on the causes of the vote and on its consequences for the...

Redesigning the World Trade Organization for the Twenty-first Century

by Debra P. Steger

Two high-level commissions—the Sutherland report in 2004, and the Warwick Commission report in 2007—addressed the future of the World Trade Organization and made proposals for incremental reform. This book...