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  • The Money Laundry by J. C. Sharman
    The Money Laundry (English, Hardback) J. C. Sharman

    In The Money Laundry, J. C. Sharman investigates whether anti-money laundering policy works, and why it has spread so rapidly to so many states with so little in common.

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  • The Developmental State by Meredith Woo-Cumings
    The Developmental State (English, Paperback) Meredith Woo-Cumings

    Developmental state, n.: the government, motivated by desire for economic advancement, intervenes in industrial affairs. The notion of the developmental state has come under attack in recent years. Critics charge that Japan's success in putting this...

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  • Two Crises, Different Outcomes by T. J. Pempel
    Two Crises, Different Outcomes (English, Paperback) T. J. Pempel

    Papers originally presented at two conferences held in September 2010 and February 2012 at the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute.

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  • The Politics of the Asian Economic Crisis by T. J. Pempel
    The Politics of the Asian Economic Crisis (English, Paperback) T. J. Pempel

    In the summer of 1997, a tidal wave of economic problems swept across Asia. Currencies plummeted, banks failed, GNP stagnated, unemployment soared, and exports stalled. In short, the vaunted "Asian Economic Miracle" became the "Asian Economic...

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  • America Inc.? by Linda Weiss
    America Inc.? (English, Hardback) Linda Weiss

    Linda Weiss attributes the U.S. capacity for transformative innovation to the strength of its national security state, a complex of agencies, programs, and hybrid arrangements that has developed around the institution of permanent defense preparedness and the pursuit of technological...

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  • Border Games by Peter Andreas
    Border Games (English, Hardback) Peter Andreas

    The second edition of this book places the continued sharp escalation of border policing in the context of a transformed post-September 11 security environment.

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  • The New Masters of Capital by Timothy J. Sinclair
    The New Masters of Capital (English, Paperback) Timothy J. Sinclair

    Sinclair offers a highly accessible account of bond rating agencies: their origins and the rating processes they use to judge creditworthiness. Illustrated with a wide range of cases, this book offers a fresh assessment of the role of an often-overlooked institution in the dynamics of modern global capitalism.

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  • Inequality and Prosperity by Jonas Pontusson
    Inequality and Prosperity (English, Hardback) Jonas Pontusson

    What are the relative merits of the American and European socioeconomic systems? Long-standing debates have heated up in recent years with the expansion of the European Union and increasingly sharp political and cultural differences between the United...

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  • Mirrors of the Economy by Yoshiko M. Herrera
    Mirrors of the Economy (English, Hardback) Yoshiko M. Herrera

    Herrera explores the variance in implementation of international institutions through an examination of the international System of National Accounts (SNA), and, in particular, the success of post-Soviet Russia and other in implementing it.

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  • Regime Shift by T. J. Pempel
    Regime Shift (English, Hardback) T. J. Pempel

    The Liberal Democratic Party, which dominated postwar Japan, lost power in the early 1990s. During that same period, Japan's once stellar economy suffered stagnation and collapse. Now a well-known commentator on contemporary Japan traces the political...

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  • Asian States, Asian Bankers by Natasha Hamilton-Hart
    Asian States, Asian Bankers (English, Hardback) Natasha Hamilton-Hart

    Financial markets are given to instability, but some financial systems are more crisis-prone than others. Natasha Hamilton-Hart's historically grounded investigation of central banks, governments, and private bankers in Southeast Asia helps explain...

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  • Power and the Governance of Global Trade by Soo Yeon Kim
    Power and the Governance of Global Trade (English, Hardback) Soo Yeon Kim

    In Power and the Governance of Global Trade, Soo Yeon Kim analyzes the design, evolution, and economic impact of the global trade regime, focusing on the power politics that have shaped its distributive impact on global trade.

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  • Politics in the New Hard Times by Miles Kahler
    Politics in the New Hard Times (English, Hardback) Miles Kahler

    Although economic explanations for the Great Recession have proliferated, the political causes and consequences of the crisis have received less systematic attention. This is the first book to focus on it as a political rather than an economic crisis.

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  • Pathways from the Periphery by Stephan Haggard
    Pathways from the Periphery (English, Paperback) Stephan Haggard $35.04
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  • The Choice for Europe by Andrew Moravcsik
    The Choice for Europe (English, Paperback) Andrew Moravcsik

    The creation of the European Community ranks among the most extraordinary achievements in modern world politics. Observers disagree, however, about the reasons why European governments have chosen to coordinate core economic policies and surrender...

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  • Two Crises, Different Outcomes by T. J. Pempel
    Two Crises, Different Outcomes (English, Hardback) T. J. Pempel

    Papers originally presented at two conferences held in September 2010 and February 2012 at the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute.

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  • Strategic Coupling by Henry Wai-Chung Yeung
    Strategic Coupling (English, Hardback) Henry Wai-Chung Yeung

    In Strategic Coupling, Henry Wai-chung Yeung examines economic development and state-firm relations in East Asia, focusing in particular on South Korea, Taiwan, and...

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  • Fair Shares by Peter A. Swenson
    Fair Shares (English, Hardback) Peter A. Swenson $98.45
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  • Who Elected the Bankers? by Louis W. Pauly
    Who Elected the Bankers? (English, Paperback) Louis W. Pauly

    A former banker and staff member of the International Monetary Fund, Louis W. Pauly explains why people are deeply concerned about the emergence of a global economy and the increasingly integrated capital markets at its heart. In nations as diverse as...

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  • Money Rules by Henry Laurence
    Money Rules (English, Hardback) Henry Laurence

    Henry Laurence traces financial market reform in Britain and Japan over the last two decades, charting the movement of the Anglo-Saxon and Japanese styles of capitalism toward a new, hybrid form of economic organization. He explains what these two...

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