Mark Brawley


Mark Brawley

mark.brawley [at]

Research interests

  • International Political Economy/International Relations Theory
  • Hegemony; Major Wars
  • International Factors in Domestic Institutional Change
  • Foreign Economic Policies


Selected publications

“USA: Responding to Rising Powers with a Grand Strategy or ‘Muddling Through’?” in Regional Leadership in the Global System: Ideas, Interests and Strategies of Regional Powers, edited by Daniel Flemes, Ashgate, 2010

Political Economy and Grand Strategy: A Neoclassical Realist View, Routledge, 2009

“Tariff Reform, Taxes and Land: Trade-based Cleavages in pre-World War I Britain,” Review of International Political Economy 16 (5), December 2009, 827-853

“Unemployment, Trade Liberalization, and Adjustment in post-transition South Africa” Journal of Asian and African Studies 44 (6) December 2009, 698-720, with Michelle Segal

“Canada and Globalization,” in Canadian Politics (5th edition), edited by James Brickerton and Alain-G. Gagnon, University of Toronto Press, 2009, 323-338

“Strategic Calculations in a Permissive Environment: A Neoclassical Realist Approach to Balancing in the 1930s,” in Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policy, edited by Jeffrey Taliaferro, Steven Lobell, and Norrin Ripsman, Cambridge University Press, 2009, 75-98

“Globalization,” in Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy, edited by Ramkishen S. Rajan and Kenneth A. Reinert, Princeton University Press, 2008

“La politique économique,” in Le système politique américain (4th edition), edited by Michel Fortmann and Pierre Martin, les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2008, 315-336, with Pierre Martin

“Building Blocks or BRIC Wall? Fitting U.S. Foreign Policy to the Shifting Distribution of Power,” Asian Perspective 31 (4) February 2008, 151-175

“Structural Adjustment, Development and Democracy,” International Studies Review 9 (4) December 2007, 601-615, with Nicole Baerg

“Agricultural Interests, Trade Adjustment and Repeal of the Corn Laws,” British Journal of Politics and International Relations 8 (4), November 2006, 467-488

Power, Trade & Money: Decisions that Shape Global Economic Relations, Broadview Press, 2005

"A Political Economic Interpretation of Balance of Power Theory" in The Balance of Power, edited by T.V. Paul, Jim Wirtz, and Michel Fortmann, Stanford University Press, (forthcoming).

Power, Trade and Money [Expanded and revised edition of Turning Points, 1998], Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, March 2005

“The Rise of the Trading State Revisited,” in Globalization, Security and the Nation- State, edited by Ersel Aydinli and James Rosenau, SUNY Press, 2005, 67-80

The Politics of Globalization, Broadview Press, 2003.

"Global Financial Architecture and Hegemonic Leadership in the New Millennium," in Debating the Global Financial Architecture, edited by Leslie Elliott Armijo, SUNY Press, 2002, 64-92.

Alliance Politics, Kosovo, and NATO's War Allied Force or Forced Allies? edited with Pierre Martin, Palgrave, 2001.

La politique économique," in Le Système politique américaine, edited by Edmond Orban and Michel Fortmann, Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2001, 313-323.

Afterglow or Adjustment? Domestic Institutions and Responses to Overstretch. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Turning Points: Decisions Shaping the Evolution of the International Political Economy. Peterburough, Ontario and Orchard Park, New York: Broadview Press, 1998.

"Factoral or Sectoral Conflict? Partially Mobile Factors and the Politics of Trade in Imperial Germany". International Studies Quarterly 41(4) December 1997. 633-53.

Liberal Leadership: Great Powers and Their Challengers in Peace and War, Cornell University Press: Ithaca, (February 1994).

"Political Leadership and Liberal Economic Sub-Systems: The Constraints of Structural Assumptions", Canadian Journal of Political Science 28 (1), March 1995, 85-103.

"Regime-Types, Markets and War: The Importance of Pervasive Rents in Foreign Policy," Comparative Political Studies 26 (2), July 1993, 178-197.