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Title South-South cooperation : Africa on the centre stage / edited by Renu Modi
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
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Series International political economy series
International political economy series.
Contents Introduction: South-South Cooperation: Africa on the Centre Stage; R. Modi -- PART I: THE CONCEPT, HISTORY AND MOVING FORWARD -- South-South Development Cooperation: a Contemporary Perspective; F. Simplicio -- South-South Cooperation: What Prospects for a New Bandung Consensus?; F. Cheru -- Traces of the Past, Fragments for the Future: South-South Cooperation in the Indian Ocean; N. Bertz -- PART II: ECONOMIC DIMENSIONS OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION -- Food Security and South-South Cooperation; A. Aderinwale & A. Sanusi -- The BRICs and Africa: Emerging Markets and South-South Cooperation; S.B. Bhattacharya -- Healthcare of Africans in India; R. Modi -- Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Trading Agreements in Africa; C. Patel -- India's Economic Engagement with Sudan since 1990s: Search for Energy Security and Beyond; S. Sadasivan -- PART III: SOCIO-POLITICAL CONTEXT OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION -- South Africa and India as Regional Leaders in the Global South; K. Smith -- Social Protection Lessons from SADC for the Global South; M. Olivier & A. Govindjee -- Civil Society in Africa: Perspectives on the Expanding Engagement with Southern Partners; S. Naidu -- India, Africa and the IOR-ARC: Potential for Collaboration; S. Shekhawat
Introduction: South-South cooperation: Africa on the centre stage / Renu Modi -- Part I. The concept, history and moving forward -- Part II. Economic dimensions of South-South cooperation -- Part III. Socio-political context of South-South cooperation
Summary Through global reconfigurations, South-South cooperation now compliments the existing North-South development paradigm. This volume explores the dynamic processes that have resulted in the repositioning of Africa, from the periphery of world politics and economics on to the centre stage. However, not all academics and policy makers from around the globe believe that this transition has indeed taken place. The authors critically assess the compelling factors that undergird the title of the book while allowing space for a debate on this relatively new subject of academic discourse. It includes€innovative contributions€on the BRIC constellation, medical tourism between Africa and India, Indian Ocean region and the littoral states, and civil society perspective on South₆South cooperation from an African perspective
Notes "This compendium is the outcome of an international workshop titled South-South Cooperation: Africa on the centre stage, organized by the Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai, in February 2008"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Africa -- Foreign economic relations -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Africa -- Relations -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Africa -- Strategic aspects -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Foreign economic relations -- Africa -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Relations -- Africa -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Modi, Renu.
Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN 0230316816 (electronic bk.)
9780230316812 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)