China and Africa: Volume 9: Emerging Patterns in Globalization and Development by Julia C. StraussChina and Africa: Volume 9: Emerging Patterns in Globalization and Development by Julia C. Strauss

China and Africa: Volume 9: Emerging Patterns in Globalization and Development

EditorJulia C. Strauss, Martha Saavedra

Paperback | February 15, 2010

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Covering a range of African countries from Equatorial Guinea to Tanzania, this volume adds to a growing literature on the emerging relationship between China and Africa, presenting work that is based on primary research. It includes articles on a wide range of subjects, including China's energy policy, labour relations, trade networks and cultural perceptions. The various essays chart the rise of a multiplicity of different actors in the relationship, emerging patterns of globalization and development, and rhetoric and representation.
Title:China and Africa: Volume 9: Emerging Patterns in Globalization and DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:196 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.47 inPublished:February 15, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521122007

ISBN - 13:9780521122009

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Table of Contents

1. Editors' introduction: China, Africa and internationalization Julia C. Strauss and Martha Saavedra; 2. Harmony and discord in China's Africa strategy: some implications for foreign policy Chris Alden and Christopher R. Hughes; 3. Fuelling the dragon: China's rise and its energy and resources extraction in Africa Wenran Jiang; 4. China's Sudan engagement: changing Northern and Southern political trajectories in peace and war Daniel Large; 5. In it for the long term? Governance and learning among Chinese investors in Zambia's copper sector Dan Haglund; 6. Raw encounters: Chinese managers, African workers and the politics of casualization in Africa's Chinese enclaves Ching Kwan Lee; 7. The Chinese amigo: implications for the development of Equatorial Guinea Mario Esteban; 8. China's engagement in African agriculture: 'down to the countryside' Deborah A. Bräutigam and Tang Xiaoyang; 9. Chinese shops and the formation of a Chinese expatriate community in Namibia Gregor Dobler; 10. African perspectives on China-Africa links Barry Sautman and Yan Hairong; 11. Representations of Africa in a Hong Kong soap opera: the limits of enlightened humanitarianism in the last breakthrough Martha Saavedra; 12. The past in the present: historical and rhetorical lineages in China's relations with Africa Julia C. Strauss.

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'In short, this is an enlightening book for anybody grappling with the reality and implications of China's engagement with Africa.' International Affairs