The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary International Political Economy

  • Timothy M. Shaw
  • Laura C. Mahrenbach
  • Renu Modi
  • Xu Yi-chong

Part of the Palgrave Handbooks in IPE book series (PHIPE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Laura C. Mahrenbach, Timothy M. Shaw
    Pages 1-23
  3. Contemporary IPE Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Leslie Elliott Armijo
      Pages 27-41
    3. Helge Hveem
      Pages 43-58
    4. Timothy J. Sinclair
      Pages 75-87
    5. Sebastian Krapohl
      Pages 89-101
    6. Stefan A. Schirm
      Pages 103-117
    7. Matthew Eagleton-Pierce
      Pages 119-134
    8. Andreas Nölke
      Pages 135-151
  4. Global Reordering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Tony Heron
      Pages 155-167
    3. Jeff Dayton-Johnson
      Pages 169-182
    4. James Busumtwi-Sam
      Pages 183-199
    5. Laura C. Mahrenbach
      Pages 217-231
    6. Jan Nederveen Pieterse
      Pages 233-244
    7. Giles Mohan, Frauke Urban
      Pages 245-261
  5. Global Crises

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 263-263
    2. Mattias Vermeiren
      Pages 265-282
    3. Brendan Vickers
      Pages 283-299
    4. Nick Bernards
      Pages 317-329
    5. Marc Schelhase
      Pages 331-344
    6. William Vlcek
      Pages 345-357
    7. Cristina D’Alessandro, Hany Besada
      Pages 377-389
  6. Emerging Issues in Contemporary IPE

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 411-411
    2. Leila Simona Talani
      Pages 413-428
    3. W. Andy Knight, Afyare A. Elmi
      Pages 485-500
    4. Larry A. Swatuk
      Pages 501-516
    5. Fred Gale
      Pages 517-533
    6. Jewellord Nem Singh
      Pages 535-554
    7. Tim Di Muzio, Matt Dow
      Pages 555-570
    8. Adam Sneyd, Charis Enns
      Pages 571-586
    9. Alexander Clarkson
      Pages 587-600
    10. Penny Griffin
      Pages 633-649
    11. David Black, Maya Hibbeln
      Pages 651-665
    12. Jappe Eckhardt, Kelley Lee
      Pages 667-682
  7. Jappe Eckhardt, Kelley Lee
    Pages C1-C1
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 683-718

About this book


Published 35 years after Palgrave Macmillan’s landmark International Political Economy (IPE) series was first founded, this Handbook captures the state of the art of contemporary IPE. It draws on the series’ history of focussing on the oft-neglected study of the global South.

Providing interdisciplinary perspectives from scholars hailing from the global North and South, the Handbook illustrates the theoretical innovations and empirical richness necessary to explain today’s ever-changing world. This is a world in which the global South and North are not only being transformed by the end of bipolarity and the rise of the BRICS, but also by diverse global crises and growing cross-border challenges. It is a world where human development, governance and security are becoming ever more elusive, where, profoundly altered by the rise of new technologies, the structure of relations between nations itself is changing, becoming increasingly interconnected, both digitally and physically.

Understanding these issues is of critical importance to better comprehend and anticipate current and future global transformations. This Handbook is the ideal primer for all scholars, practitioners and policy makers looking to do so. 

Timothy M. Shaw is Visiting Professor in Global Governance and Human Security at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA as well as Adjunct Professor at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Laura C. Mahrenbach is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bavarian School of Public Policy at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Renu Modi is Associate Professor and former Director of the Centre for African Studies at the University of Mumbai, India.

Xu Yi-Chong is Professor in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University, Australia.


International Political Economy The Global South The Global North The BRICS Gender The Political Economy of Water Carbon Capitalism Competition Law Natural Resources Globalisation Food Security Sustainable Development Climate Change Brexit Fintech Financial Inclusion Emerging Economies Global Governance International Economic Law Neoliberalism

Editors and affiliations

  • Timothy M. Shaw
    • 1
  • Laura C. Mahrenbach
    • 2
  • Renu Modi
    • 3
  • Xu Yi-chong
    • 4
  1. 1.University of OttawaOttawa, ONCanada
  2. 2.Bavarian School of Public PolicyTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  3. 3.Centre for African StudiesUniversity of MumbaiMumbaiIndia
  4. 4.School of Government and International RelationsGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia

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