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Milner, Helen V. 1958-

Works: 56 works in 184 publications in 3 languages and 6,116 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Essays  Bibliography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HF1713, 337
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Helen V Milner
Resisting protectionism : global industries and the politics of international trade by Helen V Milner( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationalization and domestic politics by Robert O Keohane( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapid increases in international economic exchanges during the past four decades have made national economies very open to the world economy by historical standards. Much recent economic analysis has been devoted to exploring the effects of such internationalization on macroeconomic policy options, national competitiveness, and rewards to various factors of production. Since economics and politics are so closely linked, there is reason to expect profound political effects as well: in particular, domestic politics in countries around the world should show signs of the impact of the world economy. The central proposition of this volume is that we can no longer understand politics within countries - what we still conventionally "domestic" politics - without comprehending the nature of the linkages between national economies and the world economy, and changes in such linkages
Interests, institutions, and information : domestic politics and international relations by Helen V Milner( Book )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interests, Institutions, and Information examines the central factors that influence the strategic game of domestic politics. It shows that it is the outcome of this internal game - not fears of other countries' relative gains or the likelihood of cheating - that ultimately shapes how the international game is played out and therefore the extent of cooperative endeavors. The interaction of the domestic actors' preferences, given their political institutions and levels of information, defines when international cooperation is possible and what its terms will be. Several test cases examine how this argument explains the phases of a cooperative attempt: the initiation, the negotiations at the international level, and the eventual domestic ratification. The book reaches the surprising conclusion that theorists - neo-Institutionalists and Realists alike - have overestimated the likelihood of cooperation among states
Political science : state of the discipline( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political economy of regionalism( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power, interdependence, and nonstate actors in world politics by Helen V Milner( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores topics that include the uneven role of peacekeepers in civil wars, the success of human rights treaties in promoting women's rights, the disproportionate power of developing countries in international environmental policy negotiations, and the prospects for Asian regional cooperation
The political economy of national security : an annotated bibliography by Helen V Milner( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Votes, vetoes, and the political economy of international trade agreements by Edward D Mansfield( Book )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) play an increasingly prominent role in the global political economy, two notable examples being the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement. These agreements foster economic integration among member states by enhancing their access to one another's markets. Yet despite the importance of PTAs to international trade and world politics, until now little attention has been focused on why governments choose to join them and how governments design them. This book offers valuable new insights into the political economy of PTA formation. Many economists have argued that the roots of these agreements lie in the promise they hold for improving the welfare of member states. Others have posited that trade agreements are a response to global political conditions. Edward Mansfield and Helen Milner argue that domestic politics provide a crucial impetus to the decision by governments to enter trade pacts. Drawing on this argument, they explain why democracies are more likely to enter PTAs than nondemocratic regimes, and why as the number of veto players - interest groups with the power to block policy change - increases in a prospective member state, the likelihood of the state entering a trade agreement is reduced. The book provides a novel view of the political foundations of trade agreements
East-West trade and the Atlantic Alliance by Helen V Milner( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing the water's edge : the domestic politics of American foreign policy by Helen V Milner( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When engaging with other countries, the U.S. government has a number of different policy instruments at its disposal, including foreign aid, international trade, and the use of military force. But what determines which policies are chosen? Does the United States rely too much on the use of military power and coercion in its foreign policies? Sailing the Water's Edge focuses on how domestic U.S. politics--in particular the interactions between the president, Congress, interest groups, bureaucratic institutions, and the public--have influenced foreign policy choices since World War II and shows why presidents have more control over some policy instruments than others. Presidential power matters and it varies systematically across policy instruments. Helen Milner and Dustin Tingley consider how Congress and interest groups have substantial material interests in and ideological divisions around certain issues and that these factors constrain presidents from applying specific tools. As a result, presidents select instruments that they have more control over, such as use of the military. This militarization of U.S. foreign policy raises concerns about the nature of American engagement, substitution among policy tools, and the future of U.S. foreign policy. Milner and Tingley explore whether American foreign policy will remain guided by a grand strategy of liberal internationalism, what affects American foreign policy successes and failures, and the role of U.S. intelligence collection in shaping foreign policy. The authors support their arguments with rigorous theorizing, quantitative analysis, and focused case studies, such as U.S. foreign policy in Sub-Saharan Africa across two presidential administrations. Sailing the Water's Edge examines the importance of domestic political coalitions and institutions on the formation of American foreign policy. "--
Geopolitics of Foreign Aid( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resisting the protectionist temptation : industry politics and trade policy in France and the United States in the 1920s and 1970s by Helen V Milner( )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guo ji hua yu guo nei zheng zhi( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between free trade and protectionism : strategic trade policy and a theory of corporate trade demands by Helen V Milner( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International political economy : beyond hegemonic stability by Helen V Milner( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une nouvelle ère pour les relations transatlantiques ?( )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geopolitics of foreign aid( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The regime for international investment foreign direct investment, bilateral investment treaties, and trade agreements( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why the move to free trade? : Democracy and trade policy in the developing countries( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rising international trade flows are a primary component of globalization. The liberalization of trade policy in many developing countries has helped foster the growth of these flows. Preceding and concurrent with this move to free trade, there has been a global movement toward democracy. [The authors] argue that these two trends are related: democratization of the political system reduces the ability of governments to use trade barriers as a strategy for building political support. Political leaders in labor-rich countries may prefer lower trade barriers as democracy increases. Empirical evidence supports [the authors'] claim about the developing countries from 1970-99. Regime change toward democracy is associated with trade liberalization, controlling for many factors. Conventional explanations of economic reform, such as economic crises and external pressures, seem less salient. Democratization may have fostered globalization in this period."--Editor
Introduction the global economy, FDI, and the regime for investment by Helen V Milner( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Resisting protectionism : global industries and the politics of international trade
Alternative Names
Helen Milner American political scientist

Helen Milner Amerikaans politicologe

Milner, H. V.

Milner, Helen V.


English (136)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

Internationalization and domestic politicsInterests, institutions, and information : domestic politics and international relationsPolitical science : state of the disciplineThe political economy of regionalismPower, interdependence, and nonstate actors in world politics