Redefining the Third World

Redefining the Third World

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Given the end of the cold war, economic development of the Asia-Pacific region, the emergence of Neo-Liberal democratisation and the further marginalisation of Africa in the global political economy, this book provides a timely theoretical analysis of current trends in the third world/global politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349269686
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 1998
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

STEPHEN CHAN Professor of International Relations and Ethics, University of Nottingham Trent, UK BJÖRN HETTNE Professor of International Relations, University of Göteborg (PADRIGU), Sweden MEHRAN KAMRAVA Assistant Professor of Political Science, California State University, USA KARL KALTENTHALER Assistant Professor of International Relations, Rhodes College, Memphis, USA NORMAN LEWIS PhD candidate at the University of Sussex FRANK O. MORA Assistant Professor of International Relations, Rhodes College, Memphis, USA GIOK-LING OOI Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore FAHIMUL QUADIR PhD candidate at Dalhousie University, Canada GEORG SORENSEN Senior Lecturer at the University of AARHUS, Denmark PETER VALE Professor of Southern African Studies, University of the Western Cape and Visiting Professor in Political Science, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa PETER WILKIN Lecturer in International Relations at Lancaster University, UK TIMOTHY M. SHAW Professor of Political Science and International Development Strategies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables Foreword by Professor P. Vale Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Notes on Contributors Introduction: Redefining the Third World; G. Sorensen with N. Poku and L. Pettiford Redefining the Third World for a New Millennium: An Aching Towards Subjectivity; S. Chan Challenging the False God of Theoretical Parsimony: A Call for Complexity in Third World Research; N. Poku and L. Pettiford Modifications to the State in Society Approach: A Sharper Focus; M. Kamrava Globalism, Regionalism and the New Third World; B. Hettne Globalisation and Sovereignty: Implications for the Third World State; N. Lewis World Cities, Capital and Communication; P. Wilkin Urbanisation and the Third World City: The Need for a Reconsideration; G. Ooi Neo-liberalism in Latin America: 'Triumph' and Institutional Deficiencies; F. Mora and K. Kaltenthaler Southeast Asia in the Twenty First Century: Human Security and Regional Development; F. Quadir and T. Shaw Security and Development in Africa: Cold War and Beyond; N. Poku Index

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