So far, our enquiry has tended to involve relatively general analytical questions about the adequacy of different kinds of economic and political arguments. The next four chapters will provide some extra empirical detail to flesh out the economic debates introduced in the previous chapter. The main emphasis, though, will be an analysis of political significance and political causation, through an exploration of concrete political agency. The economic issues discussed in the second part of Chapter 4 form the background for our discussion but what really matters here is how and why different arguments were taken up by particular political actors.


Corporate Governance World Trade Organization Market Discipline Governance Reform Economist Intelligence Unit 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Ben Thirkell-White 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Thirkell-White
    • 1
  1. 1.School of International RelationsUniversity of St AndrewsUK

Personalised recommendations