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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book offers a history of the BRICS as a term and as an institution?a chronological narrative and analytical account of the BRICS concept from its inception in 2001 to the political grouping it is today. In addition, it analyzes what the rise of powers like Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa means for the future of global order. more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The grouping consisting of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) was initially meant to be nothing more than clever investment jargon referring to the largest and most attractive emerging economies. However, these countries identified with the BRIC concept, and started to meet annually as a group in 2008. At their fourth summit in 2011, they added... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 45.00
How can we best forge a theoretical practice that directly addresses the struggles of once-colonized countries, many of which face the collapse of both state and society in today's era of economic reform? David Scott argues that recent cultural theories aimed at "deconstructing" Western representations of the non-West have been successful to a point,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
A Global History of the Developing World takes a sweeping look at the historical foundations of the problems of developing world society. Encompassing Asia, Latin America and Africa, the book centralizes the struggle for self-determination in an attempt to understand how the current nation-states have been formed and what their future may hold.... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 42.00
For the almost 40 years of its existence, ANPOCS has contributed to introducing or consolidating new thematic areas in the academic agenda of debates in the Brazilian social sciences. Commensurate with this history, at the 37th Annual meeting, hosted in ?guas de Lindoia, S?o Paulo, in 2013, we organized a large International Symposium, The BRICS and... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00
Now fifty years on, with significantly more primary references available,Kweku Ampiah?s study provides a much-needed in-depth re-evaluation of the conference as a whole, focusing in particular on the external influences and preoccupations impacting on the participants seen through three case studies involving the US, UK and Japan. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Recent great transformations are characterized by a diffusion of power away from the traditional North Western powers and towards the global South. This volume suggests that the world will witness a new era of interdependent hegemony, in which both the existing First World and the emerging Second World are intertwined... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 46.95
This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict resolution. Most of the recent scholarship on the end of the Cold War has focused on Europe or bilateral... more...