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Social Construction and the Logic of Money Financial Predominance and International Economic Leadership (Suny Series in Global Politics) by J. Samuel Barkin

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English


  • International finance,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Leadership,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Money,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Finance,
  • International economic relatio,
  • International economic relations

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7802876M
ISBN 100791455815
ISBN 109780791455814

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