Call for papers on an interesting theme. See also the Society and Space virtual theme issue on Geopolitical Economy edited by Deb Cowen and me back in 2013.
Geopolitical Economy: States, Economies and the Capitalist World Order
Research in Political Economy, Volume 30 (2015)Edited by Radhika Desai
Submission deadline: 1 October 2014; Proposal Acceptances: 15 October 2014; Final papers due: 1 December 2014
This issue advances geopolitical economy as a new approach to understanding the evolution of the capitalist world order and its 21st century form of multipolarity. Neither can be explained by recently dominant approaches such as ‘U.S. hegemony’ or ‘globalization’: they treat the world economy as a seamless whole in which either no state matters or only one does. Today’s ‘BRICs’ and ‘emerging economies’ are only the latest instances of state-led or combined development. Such development has a long history of repeatedly challenging the unevenness of capitalism and…
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