States and Sovereignty in the Global Economy

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David Alden Smith, Dorothy J. Solinger, Steven C. Topik, Steven Topik
Psychology Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
Globalization and the role of the state are issues at the forefront of contemporary debates. With editors and contributors of outstanding academic repututation this exciting new book presents an unconventional and radical perspective. Revealing that states do still matter despite the vigour of international capital flows and the omnipresence of the global market, the chapters in this collection controversially highlight that how states matter Depends upon their differing roles in the global economy and geopolitical system.
 

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Contents

States? Sovereignty? The dilemmas of capitalists in an age of transition
20
Globalization and sovereignty
34
Globalization state sovereignty and the endless accumulation of capital
53
Two worlds of trade two worlds of empire European statemaking and industrialization in a Chinese mirror
74
The economics of the Latin American state Ideology policy and performance c 18201945
99
The modern colonial state and global economic integration 18151945
120
Sovereignty territoriality and the globalization of finance
138
Embedding the global in the national Implications for the role of the state
158
Convergent pressures divergent responses France Great Britain and Germany between globalization and Europeanization
172
From comprador state to auctioneer state Property change realignment and peripheralization in poststatesocialist central and eastern Europe
193
Globalization sovereignty and policy choice Lessons from the Mexican peso crisis
210
States sovereignty and the response of Southeast Asias miracle economies to globalization
229
Reinterpreting the Asianization of the world and the role of the state in the rise of China
246
Hemmed in? The state in Africa and global liberalization
264
Index
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