Institutions of the Global South (Global Institutions v. 29)

Institutions of the Global South (Global Institutions v. 29)

By: Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner (author)Hardback

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While clearly assessing the achievements, performance and responses of major global south institutions to global change, Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner shows how and why such arrangements are critical in the South's efforts to call the international community's attention to their concerns and to resolve their special problems. Focusing on a range of key areas to provide the reader with a well-rounded understanding of this important subject in international affairs, the book: * offers a rationale for the institutional development in the global South * elaborates on the scope of membership, structure, aims, and problems of such institutions * assesses the utility of tri-continental political and economic organizations * examines the history and activities of region-wide organizations * evaluates the potential of sub-regional integration arrangements * analyses the applicability of various theories, and makes suggestions with respect to the study of global South institutions. The lack of a comprehensive and accessible compilation of institutions of key importance to the global South in the post-war period, makes this book essential reading to students and scholars in the fields of in international organization, international politics, foreign policy, international development, and global south public policies.

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Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner is Professor of Political Science at The City College, and at The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. She is a specialist in foreign policy and international development with an area studies focus on the Caribbean small states and the global south.


Introduction Multilateralism and the global south 1. Tricontinental diplomacy: the Non-Aligned Movement 2. Tricontinental functionalism: the Group of 77 3. Tricontinental single-issue functionalism: the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries 4. Regional visions: Pan-Americanism 5. Regional visions: Pan-Africanism 6. Regional visions: Pan-Arabism and Pan-Islam 7. Subregional communities: Latin America and the Caribbean 8. Subregional communities: Africa 9. Subregional communities: Asia 10. Summarizing global south institutionalism Notes Bibliography

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  • publication date: 30/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780415365901
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415365901
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 0415365902

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