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Author Agyeman, Opoku, 1942- author

Title Power, Powerlessness, and Globalization : Contemporary Politics in the Global South / Opoku Agyeman
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 179 pages)
Contents Introduction : power versus powerlessness -- Asia : a bifurcated empowerment -- Latin America : from "backwater" of the US to an emerging Bolivarian counterforce -- Powerlessness and slavocracy -- Realism, liberalism, and the intractable case of western farm subsidies -- The improbable banana conflict of the 1990s between the US and the EU, its repercussions for weak countries, and the WTO's role in it
Summary This book examines the historical forces that have shaped contemporary politics in the Global South, drawing from events in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. It provides insights on internal political processes and the international system and contributes an elemental theory of political development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-175) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Globalization -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.
World politics -- 1989-
Developing countries -- Foreign economic relations.
Developing countries -- Foreign relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739195220 (electronic bk.)
9780739195222 (electronic bk.)