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Review – Splinterlands

Review – Splinterlands

Feffer’s novel is a compelling, short and readable account of what may happen to our world when forms of global integration disintegrate and there is no common future.

Review – Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

Review – Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

A timely volume that details what we have learned from a long history of attempts to govern sovereign debt, and which is bound to be a reference for debates yet to come.

Review – Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Review – Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

A rich and illuminating volume which adds another dimension to the theme of how the contemporary organization of global finance entrenches and solidifies inequality.

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After Crisis: A Marxist Take on Capital and Labour after the Financial Crisis

As the cases of Sweden and the UK show, regardless of the uneven structures and development of capitalism, there has been an attack on labour by capital after the crisis.

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

The post-2008 financial crisis goes beyond the economic problems that Greece now faces. It has also created a generalized crisis in the field of psychiatry.

The Resurgence of Right-Wing Extremism in Greece: A Not So Golden Dawn

The Resurgence of Right-Wing Extremism in Greece: A Not So Golden Dawn

The fight against Golden Dawn will have an effect, if Greece galvanizes mature political discourse and a new set of institutions based on representation, impartiality, tolerance, and meritocracy.

The Hegemony of the US Dollar

The Hegemony of the US Dollar

Important considerations – both governmental and financial – mean the end of the US dollar’s crucial role in the global financial system may not be as imminent as some are forecasting.

Feminists Theorize International Political Economy

Feminists Theorize International Political Economy

Feminist IPE has long been characterized by critical, theoretically rich, and methodogically radical grounded research and theorization, and this is a key source of its most important analytic insights.

Review – The United States and the Global Economy

Review – The United States and the Global Economy

In a thought provoking journey introducing his readers to the global economic structures of the Bretton Words era, Frederick Weaver assesses the sustainability of the current form of globalization.

Whither the Vision? Institutional Change During Europe’s Financial Crisis

Whither the Vision? Institutional Change During Europe’s Financial Crisis

European integration has lost its orientation; European integration is now a lackluster process; European integration lacks vision. There is a certain capability gap as to what Europe can achieve with its current institutional arrangements.

The Internal Roots of Economic Downturn in China

The Internal Roots of Economic Downturn in China

External problems might explain the Chinese slowdown in part – but that is not the real story. China suffers deep structural problems perpetuated by a state dominated financial system.

The End of Maastricht and the last Euro: Will the EU Survive the Euro Crisis?

The End of Maastricht and the last Euro: Will the EU Survive the Euro Crisis?

The original motivation for what has become the EU was for a lasting peace in Europe, in which no country would dominate the continent. Yet, the euro and large country nationalism have changed the EU into the vehicle to achieve that domination.

Can France and Germany Design a New European Contrat Social?

Can France and Germany Design a New European Contrat Social?

The future of Europe literally depends on the next Franco-German compromise. Europe cannot be governed by the European Central Bank.

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