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The Political Economy of Power : Hegemony and Economic Liberalism - Anthony Tuo-Kofi Gadzey

The Political Economy of Power

Hegemony and Economic Liberalism

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Published: 24th June 1994
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While contemporary academia has successfully exposed the negative effects of power - wars, expansionism, ideological impositions, exportation of domestic economic constraints - less attention is paid to the legitimacy of power exercised exclusionarily to reward only allies, even if not aggressively aimed to harm others. This book explores the exclusionary dimensions of the postwar liberal economic system created under US hegemonic leadership, limitations which deny the US-led postwar economic liberalism legitimacy as a public good and undermined its efficacy.

List of Figures - List of Tables - Preface - Acknowledgement - Introduction - The Political Economy of Hegemony and Public Goods - Hegemonic Stability and Postwar Trade Liberalism - US Power and Restrictive Trade Practices, 1789-1970 - The Marshall Plan and US Hegemony: a Public or a Private Good? - American Hegemony and the Bretton Woods System - Evaluating US Hegemonic Experience - References - Index

ISBN: 9780333610688
ISBN-10: 0333610687
Series: International Political Economy Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 205
Published: 24th June 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1