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International Political Economy and North-South Relations

lecture week 7 for international politics module, University of Leeds 2009/10

Christopher Wylde

on 25 July 2010

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Transcript of International Political Economy and North-South Relations

International Political Economy
North-South Relations

THREE APPROACHES (Gilpin, 1987)...
Dependency Theory
World-Systems Theory
Contemporary neo-Marxism
Chris Wylde
Historical Materialism

Critique of positivism

Role of globalisation


Continued relevance to
Reformulation of Marxism in his historical context

Theories of imperialism and uneven development

Paved the way for dependency and world systems
The 'core' and the 'periphery'


'Structural Elements' of the system influence the environment in which states operate

The 'historical-structural' methodology

From theory to practice: Dependency in Latin America
Core, Periphery, and semi-periphery

Historicisation of the analysis
Gramsci and the philosophy of praxis

Hegemony and Consensus

Power and Machiavelli

'War of Position' vs. 'War of Movement'


Counter-hegemony and the historic bloc
The definition of ‘political economy’ is the role and particular ensemble of policies/structures/institutions, as well as how they are regulated, within a specified economy, usually associated with a specific national economy although one can also talk of a ‘global’ or an ‘international’.
If ‘standard’ economics is about what individuals do (Krugman, 1996: 2), then political economy is about social classes, states, and ‘correlations of forces’ (Palan, 2000: 9).
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