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Ideas and Institutions
Developmentalism in Brazil and Argentina
Sikkink traces the effects of one enormously influential set of ideas, developmentalism, on the two largest economies in Latin America, Brazil and Argentina.
The Fruits of Fascism
Postwar Prosperity in Historical Perspective
Pathways from the Periphery
The Politics of Growth in the Newly Industrializing Countries
Cooperation among Nations
Europe, America, and Non-tariff Barriers to Trade
Industry and Politics in West Germany
Toward the Third Republic
Democracy and Markets
The Politics of Mixed Economies
Unions, Pay, and Politics in Sweden and West Germany
Conflict between labor and capital reflects the competitive and conflict-laden relations within the working class itself, Peter Swenson maintains. Fair Shares examines the internal conflicts of organized labor regarding distribution of wages in order to explain both union leaders' market-structuring objectives in the "political economy", and...
Reasons of State
Oil Politics and the Capacities of American Government
In this lucid and theoretically sophisticated book, G. John Ikenberry focuses on the oil price shocks of 1973–74 and 1979, which placed extraordinary new burdens on governments worldwide and particularly on that of the United States. Reasons of State examines the response of the United States to these and other challenges and identifies both...
The State and American Foreign Economic Policy
How has the U.S. government made the nation's foreign economic policy over the last hundred years? Social scientists have traditionally presented the American state as relatively weak, its policies as directly reflecting the domestic balance of...
Power, Protection, and Free Trade
International Sources of U.S. Commercial Strategy, 1887–1939
Why do nations so frequently abandon unrestricted international commerce in favor of trade protectionism? David A. Lake contends that the dominant explanation, interest group theory, does not adequately explain American trade strategy or address the contradictory elements of cooperation and conflict that shape the international economy. Power...