The Retreat of the State
Susan Strange
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Sep 21, 2019 - 00:21 AM By Susan Strange

Who is really in charge of the world economy This study argues that big businesses, drug barons, insurers, accountants and international bureaucrats all encroach on the so called sovereignty of the state It examines the implications of this rivalry, pointing to new directions for research.
  • Title: The Retreat of the State
  • Author: Susan Strange
  • ISBN: 9780521564403
  • Page: 212
  • Format: Paperback

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Craig Sep 21, 2019 - 00:21 AM
The Golden Rule: whoever has the gold makes the rules. I think this sums up the book pretty well. Strange makes a lot of really good points, and backs them up with extensive empirical evidence. Some of the data seemed to presuppose her conclusion, but are convincing regardless. Generally, I agree with the main premise of the book, but to me that main premise seemed almost intuitive given the recent state of the world economy and the current power allocation between state and non-state authoritie [...]
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Rob Prince Sep 21, 2019 - 00:21 AM
Susan Strange caught alot of flack from mainstream economists of the University of Chicago horseshit free-market variety because she doesn't use enough graphs and fancy mathematical formulas, like the ones used by economists who in large measure got us in the current financial crisis. As a result, needless to say, I love her. A bit dry but for economic writing about as good as it gets, explains some of the dynamics as to why and how it is that it has become dogma to argue there is no role for th [...]
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Tim Tolka Sep 21, 2019 - 00:21 AM
Considering that the National Intelligence Council predicts a further loss of sovereign power during the years until 2030, this early work on the evaporation, or relative disintegration of state power has only gained relevance since 1995, when Strange published it. Organized crime and multinational companies have continued to absorb power from the state, as Strange predicted.
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Frank Sep 21, 2019 - 00:21 AM
Kind of Eurocentric in perspective but in my opinion a must read for anyone concerned about the regulatory capture strategies of non-state actors including NGOs, multinational corporations, the mafia and such-like.
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Natalie Sep 21, 2019 - 00:21 AM
I think Strange is as essential as Huntington or Morgantheau for any IR student.
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The Retreat of the State By Susan Strange Who is really in charge of the world economy This study argues that big businesses, drug barons, insurers, accountants and international bureaucrats all encroach on the so called sovereignty of the state It examines the implications of this rivalry, pointing to new directions for research.

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