Post Tagged with: "political economy"

Towards a Queer Political Economy of Sex Work

Towards a Queer Political Economy of Sex Work

Queering sex work creates room to examine the potential fluidity of gender and sexual power relations in the interactions between sex workers and their customers.

The Political Economy of Biodiversity Banking

The Political Economy of Biodiversity Banking

Monetising ecosystems, emissions, Species and global-commons in has evolved the ideology from ‘selling nature in order to save it’ to ‘saving nature in order to trade it’

Civilisation in the Scottish Enlightenment

Civilisation in the Scottish Enlightenment

The concept of civilisation that emerged from Scottish Enlightenment was understood as an internally diverse cultural formation and a historically fluid process.

Review – Militarism and International Relations

Review – Militarism and International Relations

Stavrianakis and Selby’s collection successfully incorporates many diverse perspectives on militarism which affirm their claim that a return of militarism to central IR debates is indeed needed.

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global mass public protests are a milestone in the ‘war on corruption’. However, they face entrenched networks of interests, which need to recognise that reform is key to their personal survival.

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.

The Controversies and Complexities of the Russian Federation Joining the WTO

The Controversies and Complexities of the Russian Federation Joining the WTO

The story of the Russian Federation joining the WTO works two ways; in terms of exports and imports. The shift from economic nationalism to market liberalism comes with controversies and complexities.

Review – How Institutions Evolve

Review – How Institutions Evolve

Thelen uses institutional theory within a varieties of capitalism framework to explain the causes for variation in vocational training and skill formation amongst Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, and the United States.

Can the Euro Survive?

Can the Euro Survive?

The Euro will survive. Survival is an economic, political and social necessity, central to Europe’s success. That the Euro must not fail should encourage Europe to take measures to overcome the current challenges the single currency faces. As Richard Youngs of the think tank FRIDE hopes, Europe should adopt a unity in adversity approach.

The Global Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in the New Millennium

The Global Politics of Intellectual Property Rights in the New Millennium

For nearly two decades I have been researching and writing about the global political economy of intellectual property rights (IPRs). In that time, intellectual property has moved from the margins of contemporary global politics to become an issue that most, if not all commentators and analysts recognise as being an important subject of political contest and disagreement.

Global financial crisis: disaster or opportunity?

Global financial crisis: disaster or opportunity?

The financial and economic events of the last few weeks have shocked many of us. Indeed, they have shocked us out of our complacency and made apparent the urgent need to reform the financial sector. But more than that, there is a sense that it may now be possible to seize this moment as an opportunity to go much further.

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