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    Format: Online-Ressource (398 p)
    ISBN: 9789004209886
    Series Statement: Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies
    Content: With the end of the Cold War, the world seemed to move from a bipolar to a unipolar system, with the neoliberal West globally imposing its laws. However, it has been acknowledged that other actors, such as China, India and Brazil, have become increasingly influential, helping to lead to a new multipolarity at the global level. The question of what this emerging multipolarity means for Africa is important. Will Africa become crushed in a mounting struggle over raw materials and political hegemony between superpowers and fall victim to a new scramble for Africa? Or does this new historic conjunc
    Note: Description based upon print version of record , African Engagements; Copyright; Contents ; Figures, Tables and Maps; 1. African engagements: On whose terms? Africa negotiating an emerging multipolar world; PART I NEW TRENDS AND TENDENCIES IN AFRICA; 2. Trends in transnational political engagement in Africa: The promises of NEPAD; 3. Political topographies of private security in Sub-Saharan Africa; 4. The neoliberalisation of nature in Africa; 5. Foreign land acquisitions in Madagascar: Competing jurisdiction of access claims , 6. Mobilising Brazil as 'significant other' in the fight for HIV/Aids treatment in South Africa: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and its global allies7. Beyond negotiating a multipolar world: Sudan's non-Western development cooperation alternative; PART II FRAMING MULTIPOLARITY; 8. How does the Chinese involvement in the African continent affect African sovereignty in the context of the changing nature of power?; 9. China into Africa: Conflict or the triumph of Western order?; 10. Railway time: Technology transfer and the role of Chinese experts in the history of TAZARA , 11. China-Africa relations: The relevance of strategic engagement of African civil society organisations with China12. New topographies of power? Africa negotiating an emerging multipolar world; 13. The Obama administration's engagements in Africa within historical context: Great expectations versus daunting challenges; PART III NEW SPACE FOR AFRICAN ENGAGEMENTS?; 14. Public policy formation in Africa in the wake of the global financial meltdown: Building blocks for a New Mind in a multipolar world , 15. Aligning and harnessing the gains of globalisation to an African advantage: Towards 'glo-fricanisation'16. Africa in the world: A historical view; List of contributors; Index
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9789004211377
    Additional Edition: ISBN 9789004209886
    Additional Edition: Print version African Engagements : Africa Negotiating an Emerging Multipolar World
    Language: English
    Keywords: Electronic books
    URL: Volltext  (lizenzpflichtig)
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