International Political Economy and Globalization

Marxists would say exploiting workers the surplus

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Unformatted text preview: about other states gaining more get as much out of trading partners as possible if specialize you might not be able to get what you need at wartime if mercantalize, must be concerned that you do not jeopardize your own economy by trade Marxism the world economy is a competitive arena between classes politics and economics are inseparable: but economics determines politics and political structures economics determines politics, so, hugely important for Marxists How does economic structure cause conflict? Marxists would say exploiting workers, the surplus value (think of the shoe maker analogy) The very rich capitalists will expand and exploit other sets of workers and countries Not good for mass 3 Obstacles Exist to free trade: Relative gains Concerned about specializing Public goods and free...
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