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Explaining governance in global value chains: A modular theory-building effort.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Feb2014, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p195-223. 29p.

Abstract: In this article, we review the evolution and current status of global value chain (GVC) governance theory and take some initial steps toward a broader theory of governance through an exercise in ‘modular theory-building’. We focus on two GVC governance...

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Redesigning the business of development: the case of the World Economic Forum and global risk management.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Aug2020, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p828-854. 27p.

Abstract: Global risk management (GRM) has become a central organizing framework in global development governance, yet despite its ubiquity, it has received little attention. Relatedly, few scholars have explored the connection between GRM and what has become an...

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Explaining the resilience of free trade: The Smoot–Hawley myth and the crisis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. May2014, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p535-574. 40p.

Abstract: Despite the onset of the current economic crisis there has been no significant move towards protectionism amongst most of the world's economies. Although rational institutionalist explanations point to the role played by the constraining rules of the W...

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Neotribal entrepreneurialism and the commodification of biodiversity: WIPO's displacement of development for private property rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. May2008, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p206-233. 28p.

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Abstract: It is becoming difficult to justify fears around biopiracy due to contemporary developments, which would see the inclusion of those previously marginalized by modernization. The World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) role in this is central....

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Deliberative democracy and the WTO.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Aug2004, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p522-541. 20p.

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Abstract: Habermas's rules-based deliberative democratic perspective underscores issues of power, legitimacy and justice. The article deploys this perspective to reveal how the lack of legitimating procedures and rational deliberation at the World Trade Organiza...

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Limits of legitimacy and the primacy of politics in financial governance.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p52-74. 23p. 1 Diagram.

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Abstract: What makes institutions that govern global finance legitimate? Contemporary debates, fuelled by the recent crisis, commonly draw on the concepts of input and output legitimacy to answer this question. As this article argues, however, this distinction i...

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Uneven patterns of governance: how developing countries are represented in the IMF.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Aug2006, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p480-515. 36p. 6 Charts.

Abstract: The IMF is governed by a 24-member Executive Board which represents 184 countries. Although often prized as a small and efficient decision-making body, the Board represents some countries more effectively than others. This is due to the institutional s...

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GATS in context: development, an evolving lex mercatoria and the Doha Agenda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Aug2005, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p434-455. 22p.

Abstract: As the hub of the organization for world trade, the WTO has been subject to critical scrutiny from various political and theoretical persuasions. Beyond merely the exchange of goods across borders, the complex and expansive WTO framework is one that en...

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GATS: long-term strategy for the commodification of education.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. Aug2005, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p484-510. 27p.

Abstract: The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) covers also the cross-border provision of education. Currently negotiations are underway to expand the scope of the liberalization commitments in GATS. The article describes the strategies that allowed ...

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Economic globalization plus cosmopolitanism?

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Source(s): Review of International Political Economy. May2004, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p337-355. 19p.

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Abstract: Since the mid-1970s sales, finance and production (i.e. all three circuits of capital), as well as the concentration and centralization of capital, have been internationalized to an extent that has never been seen before in history. This unprecedented ...

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