The transatlantic divide: Why are American and British IPE so different?

@article{Cohen2007TheTD,
  title={The transatlantic divide: Why are American and British IPE so different?},
  author={Benjamin J. Cohen},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={197 - 219}
}
  • B. Cohen
  • Published 25 January 2007
  • Economics
  • Review of International Political Economy
THE TRANSATLANTIC DIVIDE: WHY ARE AMERICAN AND BRITISH IPE SO DIFFERENT? * Benjamin J. Cohen An academic field of study may be said to exist when a coherent body of knowledge is constructed to define a subject of inquiry. Recognized standards come to be employed to train and certify specialists; full-time employment opportunities become available in university teaching and research; learned societies are established to promote study and dialogue; and publishing venues become available to help… 
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