Structural Change in Africa: Misperceptions, New Narratives and Development in the 21st Century
Inclusive Trade in Africa: The African Continental Free Trade Area in Comparative Perspective
Expanding Perspectives on Human Rights in Africa
The International Political Economy of the BRICS
Global Economic Governance and Human Development
The Relevance of Regions in a Globalized World: Bridging the Social Sciences-Humanities Gap
Eurasian Regionalisms and Russian Foreign Policy
Jose Briceno Ruiz, Philippe A.A. De Lombaerde
August 30, 2019
Combining an analysis of regionalism from a systemic view with a domestic political-economy analysis, this book sheds light on the new dynamics and emerging configurations of regionalisms and interregionalisms in the post-Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Donald Trump’s presidency has transformed...
August 20, 2019
The European Union (EU) and the Eurozone became the economic integration example to follow for years. However, the worldwide economic crisis that unfolded in 2007 put the whole economic integration process in question, the European project in jeopardy and the euro under pressure, with serious...
Carlos Lopes, George Kararach
July 24, 2019
Debates on African development continue to downplay the achievement of the continent: economic achievements are diminished and the perception of a conflict prone continent continues. Many of the policy prescriptions externally imposed on African countries have done little to transform the continent...
Efe Can Gürcan
May 21, 2019
The crisis of Northern capitalism and failure of hegemonic global governance have created a facilitative environment for post-hegemonic initiatives promoting South–South cooperation. Major Southern countries – especially the BRICS – have taken the lead in pushing for alternative governance...
David Luke, Jamie Macleod
March 22, 2019
Providing the first book-length analysis of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), this volume asks how can it be ensured that the AfCFTA is effectively implemented to deliver inclusive trade in Africa. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will cover an African market of 1.2...
M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, Bonny Ibhawoh
February 28, 2019
This book draws attention to emerging issues around the rights of minorities, marginalized groups, and persons in Africa. It explores the gaps between human rights provisions and conditions, showing that although international human rights principles have been embraced in the continent, various...
February 12, 2019
Exploring to what extent the BRICS group is a significant actor challenging the global order, this book focuses on the degree and consequence of their emergence and explores how important cooperation is to individual BRICS members’ foreign policy strategies and potential relevance as leaders in...
Simone Raudino, Arlo Poletti
November 19, 2018
Traditional understandings of economic development in low- and mid-income countries have largely been influenced by the economic narrative of Western Official Development Assistance (ODA). Within this framework, compliance with macroeconomic orthodoxy and early integration in Global Economic...
Galia Press-Barnathan, Ruth Fine, Arie M. Kacowicz
November 14, 2018
This volume provides a unique open inter-disciplinary dialogue across the Humanities and Social Sciences to further our understanding of the phenomenon of regions and regionalism in a globalized world both at the theoretical and empirical levels. What comprises a region? What are the different...
Mikhail A. Molchanov
August 14, 2018
Bridging foreign policy analysis and international political economy, this volume offers a new look at the problem of agency in comparative regional integration studies. It examines evolving regional integration projects in the Eurasian space, defined as the former Soviet Union countries and China,...
August 14, 2018
The Middle East has been undergoing new crises since the powerful socio-political uprisings known as the Arab Spring took place in several countries in 2011. Some countries are experiencing a long-term collapse of their political and social structures out of internal conflicts and external...
July 30, 2018
The world is in an era of great transformations. Globalization, transnational capitalism, September 11, the 2008 global financial crises, and the emergence of the ’second world’ in general and the BRICS in particular are characterized by a diffusion of power away from the traditional North Western...