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Bretton Woods Agreements/System

  • By: David M. Andrews
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Bretton Woods system refers to the rules and norms governing international monetary and financial practice during the roughly quarter century following World War II. Although both the institutions and the practices of the Bretton Woods system focused on obligations between ...

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