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LUBS3560
Module Reading List - LUBS 3560

Global Economic Coordination and Governance, 2018/19, Semester 1
Prof. Gary Dymski
G.Dymski@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Principal Books

Readings are drawn from these books, all available at the Blackwell bookstore. Varoufakis’ book is available online at the University library, which also has multiple copies of Streeck.

 

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Reading assignments by lecture and week

Lectures 1-2: (5, 12 October) 

Lecture 1: Crisis of hegemony and crisis of global economy: 1920s, 1970s, 2000s (5 Oct)

Lecture 2: Macro accounting and the global context of bordered economic relations (8 Oct)

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Lectures 3-4: (15, 19 October)

Lecture 3: Challenges of global coordination, state vs. market (12 Oct)

Lecture 4: The End of the Gold Standard and the Great Depression (15 Oct)

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Lectures 5-6: (22, 29 October)

Lecture 5: Keynes’ Evolving Plans, Britain’s Challenge (22 Oct)

Lecture 6: The Bancor: Keynes’ Plan for Global Prosperity (29 Oct)

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Lectures 7-8: (2, 5 November)

Lecture 7: The Bretton Woods System and the “Golden Age of Capitalism” (2 Nov)

Lecture 8: The Breakdown of Bretton Woods: Stagflation and systemic instability (5 Nov)

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Lectures 9-10: (12, 16 November)

Lecture 9: The Neoliberal Era: Buying Time and financial crises in Latin America and Asia (12 Nov)

Lecture 10: Post-hegemonic hegemony and the ‘Washington consensus’ (16 Nov)

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Lectures 11-12: (19, 23 November)

Lecture 11: The crucible of post-war Europe (19 Nov)

Lecture 12: Financial globalization and subprime crisis (23 Nov)

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Lectures 13-14: (26 November, 3 December)

Lecture 13: Eurozone crisis, Brexit, and the crisis of global capitalism 1 (26 Nov)

Lecture 14: Eurozone crisis, Brexit, and the crisis of global capitalism 2 (3 Dec)  

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Lectures 15-16: (7, 10 December)

Lecture 15: Democracy and global order after American hegemony 1 (7 Dec)

Lecture 16: Democracy and global order after American hegemony 2 (10 Dec)

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This list was last updated on 18/11/2018