Modern capitalism has two well-known flaws. First, it is unstable, with the threat of inflation and recession lurking around every policy corner. Second, it is inefficient at meeting everyone#146;s needs because the economy can only produce what the money supply allows people to purchase, which is a lot less than people need.
Beginning with a detailed discussion of the World Trade Organisation and the Uruguay Round and its achievements, this book delves into the causal factors behind the failure to launch the new round of multilateral trade negotiations in Seattle in December1999.
IIntegrating Environment and Economy provides a detailed and accessible examination of the policies and practice associated with local and regional strategies for integrating economic development and environmental management.
Addressing the key dilemmas facing environmental policy and scientific debate, this work presents a framework for advancing these debates, and for moving environmental politics towards an understanding of ecological science as a political process.
The Stability and Growth Pact (SGP) encompasses the legislative text and political resolutions regulating fiscal policy and public finances in EMU. The contributions in this volume analyze the institutional, legal, theoretical and empirical aspects of the SGP, examine its development and evaluate its main implications.
This is a broad-ranging introduction to European foreign policy looking at the extent to which a concerted approach is emerging at EU level, the extent of Europeanization of national foreign policy and the theoretical issues posed for theories of foreign policy and international relations more generally.
Economic globalization--the creation of a one-world economy with the free-flow of capital, goods and services across national boundaries--is eroding the economic sovereignty of nations and producing a trail of unemployment and social turmoil in its wake.