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The Law of Political Economy
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This book develops the law of political economy as a new field of scholarly enquiry. Bringing together an exceptional group of scholars, it provides a novel conceptual framework for studying the role of law and legal instruments in political economy contexts, with a focus on historical transformations and central challenges in both European and global contexts. Its chapters reconstruct how the law of political economy plays out in diverse but central fields, ranging from competition and consumer protection law to labour and environmental law, giving a comprehensive overview of the central challenges of the law of political economy. It also provides a sophisticated and multifaceted framework for further enquires while outlining the contours of new law of political economy.


‘What emerges from the contributions is that political economy not only involves the economy in its narrow sense and the institutional political field but also extends to our view of the social and ecological worlds and the central role played by law in these contexts.’

Horatia Muir Watt Source: Revue Critique de Droit International Privé

‘By exploring some of the regulatory challenges of the globalizing economy from interdisciplinary, albeit mainly European perspectives, the [book] can inspire American and European academics and practitioners in elaborating common responses to the regulatory challenges of authoritarian power politics and multilevel governance of global public goods in the rapidly changing context of climate change, global health pandemics, and obvious governance failures.’

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann Source: The Journal of International Economic Law

‘… this collection provides a valuable foundation for understanding law and political economy.’

S. Prisco III Source: Choice

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