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Africa in International Politics: External Involvement on the Continent / Edition 1
     

Africa in International Politics: External Involvement on the Continent / Edition 1

by Ian Taylor
 

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ISBN-10: 0415318580

ISBN-13: 9780415318587

Pub. Date: 03/04/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers have attempted to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity in the

Overview

Locating Africa on the global stage, this book examines and compares external involvement in the continent, exploring the foreign policies of major states and international organizations towards Africa. The contributors work within a political economy framework in order to study how these powers have attempted to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity in the context of neo-liberal hegemony and ask whom these attempts have benefited and failed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415318587
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/04/2004
Series:
Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Understanding Africa's Place in World Politics, Ian Taylor and Paul Williams
1. The Contending Currents in United States Involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa, James J. Hentz
2. Britain and Africa after the Cold War: Beyond Damage Limitation? Paul Williams
3. France's policy towards Africa: Continuity or Change? Daniela Kroslak
4. The "All-Weather Friend"? Sino-African Interaction in the Twenty-First Century, Ian Taylor
5. Russia and Africa: Moving in the right direction? Vladimir Shubin
6. Japan-Africa Relations: Patterns and Prospects, Scarlett Cornelissen
7. Canada and Africa: Activist Aspirations in Straitened Circumstances, David Black
8. The European Union's External Relations with Africa after the Cold War: Aspects of Continuity and Change, Stephen R. Hurt
9. The International Financial Institutions' Relations with Africa: Insights from the Issue of Representation and Voice, Caroline Thomas
10. From Congo to Congo: United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa after the Cold War, Adekeye Adebajo

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