Monism vs. Pluralism, the Global Financial Crisis, and the Methodological Struggle in the Field of International Political Economy

  title={Monism vs. Pluralism, the Global Financial Crisis, and the Methodological Struggle in the Field of International Political Economy},
  author={Joscha Wullweber},
  journal={PSN: Other International Political Economy: Investment \& Finance (Topic)},
  • Joscha Wullweber
  • Published 25 January 2021
  • Economics
  • PSN: Other International Political Economy: Investment & Finance (Topic)
In recent years, a comprehensive debate has been taking place over the ontological, epistemological, and methodological roots underlying the discipline of International Political Economy (IPE). A fundamental and sometimes fierce discussion arose over the questions of which research strategies should prevail, which methods should be applied, and what kind of knowledge counts as scientific. The debate has tended to reduce the different positions and IPE approaches to American IPE on the one side… 


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