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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Global Political Economy

Evolution and Dynamics

Edition 4th Edition
ISBN 9781137341143
Publication Date May 2013
Formats Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

The fourth edition of this popular and successful text has been systematically revised and updated to incorporate analysis of the financial crisis and the changing global order. Now in a larger format with a new two-colour text design, the book includes additional boxed exhibits and end-of-chapter further reading.

Robert O'Brien holds the LIUNA/ Enrico Henry Mancinelli Professorship in Global Labour Issues at McMaster University, Canada. He has published books and articles on the subjects of international trade, global labour issues, social movements and international economic institutions, global social policy.

Marc Williams is Professor of International Relations, University of New South Wales, Australia. His research focuses on global environmental politics, social movements, and global economic governance.



"Once again, O'Brien and Williams have succeeded in making an excellent text even better. Wide ranging and historically informed, the fourth edition provides up-to-date coverage of both contemporary developments and the latest theoretical trends in the field.' – Benjamin Jerry Cohen, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
"This remains the most comprehensive introduction to the field." - Craig N. Murphy, Wellesley College, USA
"Illustrated throughout with clear examples across a wide range of global and transnational issues, this attractively redesigned new edition will further enhance the reputation of this well established text as an historically-informed introduction to, and an analytical toolkit for studying, International Political Economy." - Leonard Seabrooke, Copenhagen Business School and University of Warwick
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