Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Pg. 99: Eric Helleiner's "The Contested World Economy"

Featured at the Page 99 Test: The Contested World Economy: The Deep and Global Roots of International Political Economy by Eric Helleiner.

About the book, from the publisher:
The rapid growth of the field of international political economy since the 1970s has revived an older tradition of thought from the pre-1945 era. The Contested World Economy provides the first book-length analysis of these deep intellectual roots of the field, revealing how earlier debates about the world economy were more global and wide-ranging than usually recognized. Helleiner shows how pre-1945 pioneers of international political economy included thinkers from all parts of the world rather than just those from Europe and the United States featured in most textbooks. Their discussions also went beyond the much-studied debate between economic liberals, neomercantilists, and Marxists, and addressed wider topics, including many with contemporary relevance, such as environmental degradation, gender inequality, racial discrimination, religious worldviews, civilizational values, national self-sufficiency, and varieties of economic regionalism. This fascinating history of ideas sheds new light on current debates and the need for a global understanding of their antecedents.
Learn more about The Contested World Economy at the Cambridge University Press website.

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--Marshal Zeringue