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African engagements : Africa negotiating an emerging multipolar world

Author: Ton Dietz
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series: African-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (Series), v. 7.
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By taking the emerging multipolarity at the global level as its focus, by highlighting African agency in co-shaping this new world order, and by adopting a historically sensitive approach, this  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ton Dietz
ISBN: 9789004209886 9004209883
OCLC Number: 723142293
Description: 389 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: African engagements: on whose terms? Africa negotiating an emerging multipolar world / Ton Dietz, Kjell Havnevik, Mayke Kaag & Terje Oestigaard --
Trends in transnational political engagement in Africa: the promises of NEPAD / Samuel Teshale Derbe --
Political topographies of private security in sub-Saharan Africa / Peer Schouten --
The neoliberalisation of nature in Africa / Bram Buscher --
Foreign land acquisitions in Madagascar: competing jurisdiction of access claims / Sandra Evers, Perrine Burnod, Andrianirina Ratsialonana Rivo & Andre Teyssier --
Mobilising Brazil as 'significant other' in the fight for HIV/AIDS treatment in South Africa: the treatment action campaign (TAC) and its global allies / Wiebe Nauta --
Beyond negotiating a multipolar world: Sudan's non-Western development cooperation alternative / Mohamed Salih --
How does the Chinese involvement in the African continent affect African sovereignty in the context of the changing nature of power? / Sanne van der Lugt --
China into Africa: conflict or the triumph of Western order? / Gorm Rye Olsen --
Railway time: technology transfer and the role of Chinese experts in the history of Tazara / Liu Haifang & Jamie Monson --
China-Africa relations: the relevance of strategic engagement of African society organisations with China / Antony Otieno Ong'ayo --
New topographies of power? Africa negotiating an emerging multipolar world / Simona Vittorini & David Harris --
The Obama administration's engagements in Africa within historical context: great expectations versus daunting challenges / Peter J. Schraeder --
Public policy formation in Africa in the wake of the global financial meltdown: building blocks for a new mind in a multipolar world / Lloyd G.A. Amoah --
Aligning and harnessing the gains of globalisation to an African advantage: towards 'glo-fricanisation' / Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi --
Africa in the world: a historical view / Stephen Ellis.
Series Title: African-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (Series), v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Ton Dietz [and others].

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