Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy

Editors: Yu, Fu-Lai Tony, Kwan, Diana S. (Eds.)

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  • Provides an Asian perspective on global developments in economics and politics
  • Offers a summary of broad issues facing policymakers around the world today
  • Brings together topics covered in the course entitled "Issues in Economic Development" offered at Department of Economics and Finance at Hong Kong Shue Yan University
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This book is the product of a team-teaching course entitled, “Issues in Economic Development” offered to the final-year students of Department of Economics and Finance at Hong Kong Shue Yan University. In this volume, the authors comprehensively survey world’s most controversial issues in economic and political affairs. Topics in this volume cover Christianity-Islam confrontation; ISIS and anti-terrorism; North Korea and Taiwan-Strait Crises; China’s rise as a global power; Brexit; Artificial Intelligence; Bitcoin; same sex marriage; global warming; happiness and well-being. This book can be used as a reader or textbook in courses such as “International Political Economy” and “International Development”, or as a reference for scholars and policy makers.

About the authors

Fu-Lai Tony Yu obtained his PhD from the University of New South Wales. He taught at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Monash University (Australia) and Feng Chia University (Taiwan). He is currently professor of economics at Hong Kong Shue Yan University. His research interests include entrepreneurship, governmental economics, Austrian economics and Asian business systems.
Diana S. Kwan is currently a project coordinator at Office of Medical Education, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are political philosophy and equal opportunities.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Religious Conflicts in the Middle East: Christianity Versus Islam and Sunni Versus Shiite

    Pages 3-33

    Kwan, Diana S. (et al.)

  • An Iran Nuclear Deal Without the United States? Chinese, European, and Russian Interests and Options After the US Withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

    Pages 35-53

    Pieper, Moritz

  • Islam and Nationalism with Special Reference to the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan

    Pages 55-74

    Kitazawa, Yoshiyuki

  • Origins of the Property Rights of the “Holy” Land and Religious Conflicts in Jerusalem

    Pages 75-90

    Li, Rita Yi-Man

  • Who Wants to Talk to Terrorists?

    Pages 91-110

    Phillips, Peter J.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy
Editors
  • Fu-Lai Tony Yu
  • Diana S. Kwan
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-6462-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-6462-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-6461-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 425
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations
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