The only introduction to Global Political Ecomy that lets students learn from the very top scholars in the field. The fifth edition of this popular text offers a comprehensive introduction to global political ecomy, combining theory, history, and contemporary issues and debates. Rewned for its balance of empirical material and critical analysis, the expert authors introduce readers to the diversity of perspectives in GPE, and encourage students to unpack claims and challenge explanations. This new edition features a rewritten chapter on the Global Trade Regimes and thorough updates throughout to reflect the rise of new actors and the role of developing ecomies in global governance.
John Ravenhill is Director of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada.