Markets, Politics, and Change in the Global Political Economy

Markets, Politics, and Change in the Global Political Economy

Markets, Politics, and Change in the Global Political Economy

Markets, Politics, and Change in the Global Political Economy

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List of Tables and Figures vii

List of Contributors ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Markets, Politics, and Change in the Global Political Economy David P. Rapkin and William P. Avery 1

2 Global Debt Cycles and the Role of Political Regimes Christian Suter and Ulrich Pfister 17

3 Global Debt Crises in Structural-Cyclical Perspective: 1791-1984 David Kowalewski 57

4 The Impact of Arms Imports and Economic Environments on Third World Debt Robert E. Looney 85

5 Direct Foreign Investment, Repression, Reform, and Political Conflict in Third World States John M. Rothgeb, Jr. 105

6 Markets, Sovereignty, and International Regime Change: Constraints on Nationalization Strategies in Peru and Jamaica Kenneth A. Rodman 127

7 The Economic Origins of Political Instability: Why the Portuguese Bourgeoisie Abandoned Its First Republic Kathleen C. Schwartzman 151

8 External Shocks and Instability in Taiwan: The Dog That Didn't Bark Cal Clark 173

References 199

Index 221

About the Book 227

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