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Newly Industrializing Countries and the Political Economy of South-South Relations : International Political Economy Series - Jerker Carlsson

Newly Industrializing Countries and the Political Economy of South-South Relations

International Political Economy Series

Hardcover Published: 4th May 1988
ISBN: 9780333448755
Number Of Pages: 306

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A distinctly different new international division of labour has recently emerged from the old Bretton Woods global political economy. The shift away from eurocentricity at the levels of diplomacy, security, production and communication has been dramatic. The decade following the 1970s has witnessed incremental decline and decay in most of the developing countries. But in a few Third World countries the post-Bretton Woods era has facilitated the growth of dynamic and competitive industrial stuctures - the newly industrializing countries (NICs). The resulting hierarchization of the Third World has opened up new possibilities for establishing South-South relations, thus challenging the established North-South bias of the international economy. However, the definition, conceptualization and explanation of this new frontier represented by the NICs and their South-South ambitions remains controversial. This volumes addresses this important and intense debate.

List of Tables and Figures List of Abbreviations Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Newly Industrializing Countries and South-South: Concepts, Correlates, Controversies and Cases; T.M.Shaw and J.Carlsson Resisting Structural Adjustment: Conflict over Industrial Policy in Indonesia; R.Robison Mexico as a Regional Power; B.Hettne and T.Sterner India; B.Hettne Brazil; G.Sorensen Nigeria: The Political Economy of Dependent Industrialization and Foreign Policy; O.J.B.Ojo Brazilian Trade with West Africa and Angola within the Portugese Colonial Empire, 1500-1850. The Dialects of South-South Exchange; J.Carlsson The Brazilian Penetration of Nigerial through Trade: A Case-Study of South-South Trade Relations, 1965-79; J.Carlsson The Political Economy of South African Penetrations of Brazil: The Case of the Anglo American Corporation; D.Fig South Africa and Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland: A Galtung Approach to Dependence Relations; A.H.Isaacs South Korea and the Abiguities of South-South Cooperation in the Pacific Rim; T.W.Park Selected Bibligraphy on NICs (post-1980) Index

ISBN: 9780333448755
ISBN-10: 0333448758
Series: International Political Economy Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 306
Published: 4th May 1988
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.81  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 2