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Brazil as a Global Player?

Leslie Elliott Armijo.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 5156 words.

This chapter examines Brazil’s emergence as a global power, with a particular focus on how the country has striven to play a bigger role on the international scene. It first provides a...

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Changing Analytical Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Developing World

Vicky Randall.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 10091 words.

This chapter discusses the main broad analytical approaches or frameworks of interpretation that have been used in studying politics in the developing world. It first considers two...

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China and the Developing World

Deborah Bräutigam and Yunnan Chen.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 5330 words.

This chapter examines China’s South–South relations and how it has been shaped by the nature of the Chinese state: a highly capable, developmental state that uses an array of instruments to...

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Civil Society

Marina Ottaway.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 10291 words.

This chapter examines the concept of civil society. During the 1990s, civil society was a relatively obscure concept familiar mostly to scholars of Marxism. It then evolved into a...

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Colonialism and Post-Colonial Development

James Chiriyankandath.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 10372 words.

This chapter examines the impact of colonialism on post-colonial political development. It first provides an overview of the post-colonial world, noting how politics in developing countries...

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Democratization and Regime Change

Lise Rakner.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 9035 words.

This chapter explores the link between democratization and regime change in the developing world. It begins with a discussion of theories of democratization, along with recent trends and...

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The Developing World in International Politics

Stephen Hobden.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 9705 words.

This chapter examines the role of developing countries in international politics. International relations, as a discipline, has traditionally overlooked the significance of the developing...

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The Developing World in the Global Economy

Robert Ahearne.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 9898 words.

This chapter examines the role of developing countries in the contemporary global economy. It first provides an overview of trends in the global economy, taking into account the...

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Development

Tony Addison.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 9490 words.

This chapter examines development policy objectives and their explicit focus on poverty reduction. It first considers different definitions of development policy objectives before...

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Environment

Peter Newell.

in Politics in the Developing World

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Politics of Development. 9349 words.

This chapter examines how developing countries are managing the relationship between the environment and development. Despite being widely regarded as a threat to their economic development...

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