The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Paperback | September 1, 2000

EditorLouise Fawcett, Yezid Sayigh

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The Third World Beyond the Cold War presents an overview of the changes brought about in Third World countries since the end of the cold war. The book does so in two ways: by highlighting major areas of change in the Third World, and using regional case-studies as a meas of islating changesspecific to certain regions. The themes chosen by the editors--economics, politics, security--are not, of course, exhaustive, but are broadly interpreted so as to encompass the major areas of change among Third World countries. The regional case-studies--Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East--wereselected to bring out both the themes and the diversity of experience. The essays, written by leading scholars in the field of International Relations, caters for a variety of constituencies: those who seek the `big picture' in understanding the Third World in International Relations, those who look for general patterns, explanations, and trends in Third Worldpolitics, and those who seek up-to-date information and analysis on the progress of different regions.

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The Third World Beyond the Cold War presents an overview of the changes brought about in Third World countries since the end of the cold war. The book does so in two ways: by highlighting major areas of change in the Third World, and using regional case-studies as a meas of islating changesspecific to certain regions. The themes chos...

Louise Fawcett is at University of Oxford. Yezid Sayigh is at Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:September 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198295510

ISBN - 13:9780198295518

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Table of Contents

Louise Fawcett and Yezid Sayigh: IntroductionSECTION ONE1. S. Neil McFarlane: Taking Stock: The Third World and the End of the Cold War2. Roland Dannreuther: Authoritarianism and Democratization: The Political Dimension of Change3. Gautam Sen: Liberalization, Globalization, and Their Consequences4. Amitav Acharya: Security and Institutions: Developing Countries in the Emerging World OrderSECTION TWO5. Jorge Heine: Latin America: Collective Responses to New Realities6. Amitav Acharya and Richard Stubbs: The Asia-Pacific Region: Economic Growth, Political Change, and Regional Order7. Keith Somerville: Africa: Frozen Out or Frozen in Time?8. P. R. Kumaraswamy: South Asia: Adjusting to New Realities9. Globalization Manque: Regional Fragmentation and Authoritarian-Liberalism in the Middle East10. Louise Fawcett: Conclusions