Mid-Atlantic: Sitting on the knife's sharp edge

@article{Katzenstein2009MidAtlanticSO,
  title={Mid-Atlantic: Sitting on the knife's sharp edge},
  author={Peter J. Katzenstein},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={122 - 135}
}
  • P. Katzenstein
  • Published 16 February 2009
  • Economics
  • Review of International Political Economy
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