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Author Desai, Radhika
Title Geopolitical Economy : After US Hegemony, Globalization and Empire
Imprint London : Pluto Press, 2013
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (329 pages)
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Series The Future of World Capitalism
The Future of World Capitalism
Note Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction: Why Geopolitical Economy? -- Getting to Geopolitical Economy -- Why Geopolitical Economy Matters Politically -- The Plan of the Book -- 2. The Materiality of Nations -- The Liberal Nineteenth Century? -- Free Trade and Protection in Classical Political Economy -- Imperialism in the Mirror of Revolution -- The Thirty Years' Crisis -- 3. The US Imperial Career -- Imperial Republic -- Thwarted New Imperialism -- Imperial Mimesis -- Dominance Through Destruction -- The United States is Willing -- Second War, Second Chance -- Bretton Woods: Dominance over Internationalism -- 4. Ambition and Realities -- From World War to Cold War -- Convertibility and the Triffin Dilemma -- The Confidence Game -- The Camelot Economy -- Mounting Difficulties -- The International Financial Intermediation Hypothesis (IFIH) -- Special Drawing Rights (SDRS): A Foiled Plan B -- The Dollar in the Last Ditch -- 5. The Retrospection of Hegemony Stability Theory -- Varieties of HST -- From Declinism to Renewalism -- Cosmopolitan Marxism -- Brenner's Geopolitical Economy of Postwar Capitalism -- 6. Renewal? -- Nixon's Insouciance? -- Carter's Cooperation -- Reagan's Restoration? -- The Dispensable Nation at the End of History -- 7. Globalization? -- Clinton's Choices -- From Reichian Globalization to Stiglitzian Globalization -- Centrifugal Finance -- Centripetal Finance -- The Geopolitical Economy of Globalization -- 8. Empire? -- The Imperial Economy -- The Bubble of Militarist Hubris -- The Real Estate Bubble: Second Time as Farce? -- The Housing Bubble Gets into its Stride -- The Sub-Prime Phase -- Descent into Crisis -- Obama's Change -- 9. Conclusion: The Multipolar Moment -- The Life and Strange Afterlife of Single-Power Dominance -- The Multipolar Future -- References -- Index
Radically reinterprets the historical evolution of the world order, as a multi-polar world emerges from the dust of the financial and economic crisis
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Desai, Radhika Geopolitical Economy : After US Hegemony, Globalization and Empire London : Pluto Press,c2013 9780745329932
Subject Geopolitics -- United States -- Forecasting.;World politics -- 21st century -- Forecasting.;Hegemony -- United States -- History.;Globalization -- Forecasts
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