At the time of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Istanbul, Turkey in 2009; the International Political Economy graduate programme at Istanbul Bilgi University organized an alternative conference to discuss issues of global concern from critical points of view. This book is a compilation of the papers delivered at that conference.
Introduction: Conference Openning Remarks
PART ONE The Current Crısıs and Neo-Lıberal Polıcıes
1 The Nature of the Downturn/Depression
2 Capitalist Crisis or the Crisis of Capitalism?
3 Trade Theory and Neoliberal Policy
PART TWO The Roles the IMF and the World Bank
4 The Evolution of an International Financial Organisation: The Work Bank, 1944-....
5 Financial Crisis, Lessons Learned?
PART THREE Ecologıcal and Women’s Perspectıves
6 On the Reform of IMF and Green Financial Architecture
Ahmet Atıl Aşıcı
7 World Bank and Climate Finance: Could the IMF and the World Bank be the Life Buoy?
8 Downloading Risk and Costs: A Feminist Perspective on the Global Multiple Crisis
9 The Crisis of Care: Another Limit to Sustainable Growth in Market Economies
İpek İlkkaracan Ajas