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- DescriptionThe global political economy is inescapably cultural. This book argues that culture is a concept that can be used to develop subtle and fruitful analyses of the dynamics and problems of the global political economy. It shows that culture plays a role in constituting different forms of economic life.
- Author BiographyJacqueline Best is a Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her work combines an interest in international political economy, international relations and political theory, with an empirical focus on international economic governance issues. Her first book, The Limits of Transparency: Ambiguity and the History of International Finance, was published by Cornell University Press in 2005. Her current research focuses on the shifting legitimizing strategies of international economic organizations. Matthew Paterson is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on the intersection of International Political Economy and Global Environmental Politics. His most recent book is Automobile Politics: Ecology and Cultural Political Economy (Cambridge, 2007), and his current work focuses on the emergence of climate capitalism. He has significant editing experience. He has co-edited two volumes (Direct Action in British Environmentalism, 2000, with Brian Doherty and Benjamin Seel, and Against Automobility, 2006, with Steffen Bohm, Campbell Jones and Chris Land) and one special issue of a journal (Global Environmental Politics, 3, 2, 2003, with David Humphreys and Lloyd Pettiford). He is also series editor of the Environmental Politics series for Routledge and, as of the 2008 issues, co-editor (with Jennifer Clapp) of Global Environmental Politics.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication14/12/2009
- GenreEconomics: Professional & General
- Series TitleRIPE Series in Global Political Economy
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 10
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note11 black & white illustrations, 4 black & white halftones, 7 black & white line drawings
- Weight408 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byJacqueline Best,Matthew Paterson
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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