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Governing Financial Globalization : International Political Economy and Multi-Level Governance - Andrew Baker

Governing Financial Globalization

International Political Economy and Multi-Level Governance

By: Andrew Baker (Editor), Richard Woodward (Editor), David Hudson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2005
ISBN: 9780415341257
Number Of Pages: 276

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Money, finance and credit are literally the lifeblood of the modern economy. The distribution of money and credit are essential to productive investment in trade and industry, to the maintenance of consumer purchasing power and demand, to individuals' social status and standard of living, and ultimately to public order.
This volume provides a wide ranging discussion of both the potential and the problems arising from the application of the multi-level governance literature to the monetary and financial domain. The contributors achieve this through a range of case studies and conceptual discussions of the issues raised by financial and monetary governance, acknowledging that multi-level governance has to take the form of a framework, which recognizes a fluid range of scales, and the significance of non-formal institutional and or social nodes of authority.
Drawing on a range of disciplines such as, economics, politics, IR, geography and sociology/ social anthropology this book demonstrates how International Political Economy can continue to evolve as an inter-discipline, and also how such inter-disciplinarity is a necessity for a well rounded understanding of money and finance.

Introduction: The Multi-Level Governance of Money & Finance
Conceptual Issues
Money and The Spatial Challenge
Locating and Understanding the Market Place in Financial Governance
The Everyday Life of Global Finance: A neglected 'level' of governance
Political Accountability, Socioeconomic Power and Global Markets
Cases
Multilateralism, Macroeconomic Policy and Three-Dimensional Governance in Advanced Capitalist States
European Banking Policy
The IMF, Middle Income Countries and the Asian Financial Crisis
Multi-Level Governance in the City of London's Financial Markets
The New International Financial Architecture
Conclusions: Money, finance, democracy, authority and multilevel governance
List of illustrations
List of contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction: financial globalization and multi-level governance
Power, markets and accountability: the development of multi-level governance in international finance
Money and the spatial challenge: multi-level governance and the 'territorial trap'
Locating and understanding the marketplace in financial governance: IPE, interdisciplinarity and multi-level governance
The everyday life of global finance: a neglected 'level' of governance
The three-dimensional governance of macroeconomic policy in the advanced capitalist world
European banking policy: between multi-level governance and Europeanization
The IMF, middle-income countries and the Asian financial crisis: multi-level governance as adaptation
Globalization and the City of London's financial markets: the emergence of multi-level governance in principal financial centres
The New International Financial Architecture (NIFA): an emerging multi-level structure of neo-liberal discipline
Conclusions: financial globalization, multi-level governance and IPE
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780415341257
ISBN-10: 0415341256
Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 1st March 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1