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Energy, Capitalism and World Order

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This original, timely and innovative collection is the first to offer critical IPE perspectives on the interconnections between energy, capitalism and the future of world order. The authors discuss the importance of energy for our understanding of the global political economy, climate change and key new developments like 'fracking'.

The book will be helpful for readers in academic fields like development studies, history, geography, international relations, political science, public administration and even sociology. It may also be of interest to practitioners in the energy sector, policy experts, government and the public sector, as well as other experts who want to examine energy and its relationship with capitalism and the future world order through the prism of international political economy. (Donn David P. Ramos, LSE Review of Books, blogs.lse.ac.uk, November, 2016)

Tim Di Muzio is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He is the author of The 1% and the Rest of Us, Debt as Power (with Richard Robbins) and Carbon Capitalism: Energy, Social Reproduction and World Order. He edits the Review of Capital as Power.

Jesse Salah Ovadia is Lecturer in International Political Economy at Newcastle University, UK. He is the author of The Petro-Developmental State in Africa. His work has been published in numerous academic journals and he is a member of the Editorial Working Group of Review of African Political Economy.


Governments across the world are concerned about the future of world order. This original, timely and innovative collection is the first to consider the interconnections between energy, capitalism and the future of world order from the angle of critical political economy. In its wide-ranging chapters, the authors analyze these interlocking topics from three closely associated perspectives: energy, capitalism and international theory; energy, capitalism and the making of world order; and energy and capitalism in the 21st century. The first section includes important examinations of energy and capitalism, the international trade system and the threat of peak oil to liberalism. The second offers pioneering chapters on petroleum and development in the global south, US-Canadian energy relations and the politics of transitioning to a post-carbon era in the age of climate change. Finally, the book concludes by exploring key new and worrying developments such as the revolution in biofuels, the excavation of Canadian tar sands and the rise of hydraulic fracturing.

1. Energy, Capitalism and World Order; Tim Di Muzio; Jesse Salah Ovadia
2. IPE and the Unfashionable Problematic of Capital and Energy; Tim Di Muzio
3. Reassessing the Crisis: Ecology and Liberal International Relations; Shane Mulligan
4. The Political Economy of Trade in the Age of Carbon Energy; Silke Trommer; Tim Di Muzio
5. Oil-Backed Capitalist Development in the Global South: A Case of Positive Oil Exceptionalism?; Jesse Salah Ovadia
6. A Different Kind of Magic? Oil, Development and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela; Tom Chodor
7. Towards a North American Energy Bloc: the Geopolitical implications of Market Preserving Federalism; Dan Bousfield
8. The Political Economy of (Climate) Change: Low Carbon Energy Transitions under Capitalism; Peter Newell
9. The Ethanol Boom and Distributional Coalitions in US Agribusiness: Beyond 'Capital in General'; Joseph Baines; David Ravensbergen
10. The Unsustainable Nature of Petro-Market Civilization in Canada; Matt Dow
11. Fracking into the Future of Petro-Market Civilization; Emma Lee
12. Critical IPE, the Open Range and the Illusion of the Epoch; Tim Di Muzio; Jesse Salah Ovadia


Titel: Energy, Capitalism and World Order
Untertitel: Toward a New Agenda in International Political Economy
EAN: 9781349559619
ISBN: 978-1-349-55961-9
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Nature EN
Genre: Volkswirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 254
Gewicht: 0g
Größe: H235mm x B155mm
Jahr: 2022
Untertitel: Englisch
Auflage: 1st ed. 2016

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