Global Political Economy

Evolution and dynamics, sixth edition

by Robert O'Brien and Marc Williams

Podcasts and Videos


Chapter 1 - Liberalism

A humorous take on an economic debate between two greats of liberal thought locked in a rap off - it is John Maynard Keynes vs. Frederick Hayeck (7:33 minutes).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0nERTFo-Sk


Chapter 6 - Trade

Guardian FairTrade podcast:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/audio/2012/feb/27/fair-trade-podcast


Chapter 7- Global Production

Trailer for Edward Burtynsky’s film Manufactured Landscapes
https://www.nfb.ca/film/manufactured_landscapes/trailer/manufactured_landscape_trailer

Business school view of global production management:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jks0YQnrTA


Chapter 8 - Finance

‘Euro crisis: three years of pain’ The Guardian, 2 November 2012. Interactive graphic showing key events of Euro sovereign debt crisis.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/interactive/2012/oct/17/eurozone-crisis-interactive-timeline-three-years

Podcast ‘On the Euro Crisis: Continental Break’ (57 mins) up from This American Life (NPR), 20 January 2012
http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/455/continental-breakup


Chapter 9 - Labour

Highlights from a UN seminar given by author Guy Standing on ‘The Precariat: the Dangerous Class’
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYoaV6f78wM


Chapter 10 - Gender

World Economic Forum on Global Gender Gap
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG_P5ja-oO0

Al Jazeera story on trafficking of women from Central Asia to the Middle East
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19llq4OsuwQ


Chapter 12 - Environment

The Story of Electronics: A look at issue of electronics waste
http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-electronics/

Lecture on the politics of Climate Change Denial
Professor Naoimi Oakes,UCSD, ‘The American Denial of Climate Change’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2T4UF_Rmlio


Chapter 13 - Ideas

Professor Mark Blyth (Watson Institute, Brown University) on the idea and politics of austerity:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmsjGys-VqA


Chapter 14 - Security

Trailer for Nicolas Cage movie about arms merchants:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXgyoER0aRc

Professor Mary Kaldor on insecurity:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo7_X-67peo


Chapter 15 Governance

David Held on Global Governance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Y4f1c6VSI