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The Political Economy of Regions and Regionalisms : International Political Economy Series - Morten Boas

The Political Economy of Regions and Regionalisms

International Political Economy Series

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Published: 1st November 2005
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This volume takes the debates on the political economy of regionalization beyond their current stage, utilizing the insight that regionalization entails profound socio-cultural, economic and political restructuring. The contributions challenge the traditional formal interstate and institutional bias in analyzes of regionalization, in which the EU is often presented as the model for understanding contemporary practices. Instead, they underscore the need to understand regionalization in terms of its myriad local articulations. There is not just one process of regionalization, but many.

The political economy of regions and regionalisms : an introduction to our critical, revisionist inquiriesp. 1
Between Bush and Bolivar : change and continuity in the remaking of mesoamericap. 13
European Union-Mercosur interregionalism : negotiations, civil society and governancep. 33
APEC, ASEAN+3 and American power : the history and limits of the new regionalism in the Asia-Pacificp. 58
US hegeomony and regionalism : the case of East Asiap. 73
Conflict management and constructive engagement in the expansion of the Association of South-East Asian Nationsp. 90
Informal regionalism in the Gulfp. 108
Discordant discourses : South(ern) African narratives on Zimbabwe's crisisp. 129
The logic of disorder : 'malignant regionalization' in Central Africap. 147
Conclusion : possible projections for the political economy of regions and regionalismsp. 167
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ISBN: 9781403920904
ISBN-10: 1403920907
Series: International Political Economy Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 1st November 2005
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1