Understanding The World Political Economy — From Ancient Greece to the Internet

Table of Contents

Part I – The Schools of Political Economy

Chapter 1

Neo-Classical Economics

Chapter 2


Chapter 3


Chapter 4

Long-Wave / Schumpeter

Part II – The Ideologies / Dominant Myths of Political Economy

Chapter 5


Chapter 6


Chapter 7


Part III – The Great Powers and the World Political Economy — From Ancient Greece to the Internet

Chapter 8

Ancient Prologue: The Political Economy of The Peloponnesian War

Chapter 9

The Birth of the Modern Western Political Economy: 1350–1815

Chapter 10

W. Arthur Lewis and “The Evolution of the International Economic Order”

Chapter 11

The British Empire and The Rise of Germany: 1815–1914

Chapter 12

Europe’s Second Thirty Years’ War: 1914–1945

Chapter 13

The Structural Dynamics of the US-Centered World Political Economy: 1945–Present

Chapter 14

The Golden Age of the US-Centered WPE: 1945–1959

Chapter 15

US-Centered WPE: Trouble In Paradise: 1959–1973

Chapter 16

The Age of OPEC: 1973–1982

Chapter 17

The Rise of the PC Economy and The End of the Cold War: 1982–1989

Chapter 18

The US Triumphant and The Birth of the Internet Economy: 1989–2000

Chapter 19

Dark-Market Derivatives and the Collapse of the US Housing Market: 2000 – 2008

Chapter 20

Black September 2008 & Endemic Global Stagnation: 2008 – Present

[ Forthcoming ]