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World Economics 2
World Economics 2

The Political Economy of Development, Globalization and System Transformation

Author(s): Tamás Szentes
Subject(s): Economy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Mundus Novus Kft.
Summary/Abstract: Professor Tamás Szentes is a world-renowned author of dozens of books and hundreds of articles, conference papers etc., mainly on theoretical and methodological issues of international economics and development studies. Among his English publications the most renowned one is The Political Economy of Underdevelopment (published first in 1971 by Akadémiai Kiadó / Budapest, translated also 11 other languages and republished in 11 countries, altogether in 16 editions until 1988).In view of the substantial changes since the last decades of the 20th century (the acceleration of the process of globalization and technological progress involving new “revolutions” in information and communication technologies, the extension of global networks of transnational companies, the collapse of the soviet bloc, along with the end of the bipolar world and cold war, a series of system transformation, shifts in power relations and in international development gap, the deepening of disequilibria and inequalities etc.) and of the related new concepts as well as the need for new or corrected teaching materials Professor Szentes has not only revised but also substantially completed and thematically enlarged his former works in this book consisting two separate but organically interlinked volumes, namely: World Economics 1. Comparative Theories and Methods of International and Development Economics and World Economics 2. The Political Economy of Development, Globalization and System Transformation (first published in 2006 by Akadémiai Kiadó / Budapest).

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-615-557-509-9
  • Page Count: 442
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: English