The best critical analysis of the constructing of current economic governance institutions and agendas. Throughout this analysis Tabb shows us how partial a map of this process has been produced by the main scholarly traditions on the subject. This juxtaposition illuminates the contingent character of the current system and the work that can be done to develop alternative objectives.
(Saskia Sassen, author of Losing Control? Sovereignty in an Age of Globalization
This is definitely an original and constructive contribution. The book is well written and engaging and the arguments are clear and well formulated.
(Christopher Chase-Dunn, University of California, Riverside)
The book does a wonderful job of laying out the dilemmas of the current incomplete attempts to govern the global economy, placing them in a historical context that allows us to see viable alternatives.
(Craig N. Murphy, Wellesley College and chair, Academic Council on the U.N. System (2002-2004))
His book is an original contribution to the discussion on the current state of globalization.
(Oliver Marnet Journal of Economic Issues
Tabb's manuscript on this subject is not a traditional research monograph... He offers a strong critical assessment of the neoliberal economic agenda.
(David H. Bearce International Journal
Up-to-date... unusually well informed about the academic literature across economics, IR, IPE, and security studies.
(Robert Hunter Wade Perspectives on Politics
The book clearly identifies links between politics and economics in the age of globalization and puts them in an interesting historical perspective
(Dirk-Jan Koch Development and Change
Hard-hitting in its critical perspective yet sensitive to competing positions, Tabb's most recent book is indispensable reading for anyone wanting to know who, if anyone, is in charge of a globalizing economy and how it's run.
(James H. Mittelman, School of International Service, American University)