Post Tagged with: "BRICs"

BRICS’s New Institutions and Their Impact on International Political Economy

BRICS’s New Institutions and Their Impact on International Political Economy

Where the challenge lies for the Golden Billion is in the form and method of decision-taking and new model of cooperation founded on mutual respect and support.

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

The new institutions of the BRICS signal a new reality in international politics that corresponds to the unique multipolar moment of power and ideas.

Should the BRICS Admit Egypt?

Should the BRICS Admit Egypt?

The BRICS should be considering how to deepen their global agenda, or how to expand by including new states, like Egypt, which can enhance their power and legitimacy in the global south.

Review – Brazilian Foreign Policy in Changing Times

Review – Brazilian Foreign Policy in Changing Times

In examining 25 years of Brazil’s foreign policy, Vigevani and Cepaluni skillfully employ lessons from the past to inform the course the state must take to outgrow, outcompete, and eventually overtake the U.S.

Africanising the BRICS Agenda: Indications from Durban

Africanising the BRICS Agenda: Indications from Durban

Hoping to mould Africa and the south as the new geopolitical centre, South Africa has attempted to sell the next BRICS Summit as an African summit.

Old Wine in New Bottles or Africa’s Millennium?

Old Wine in New Bottles or Africa’s Millennium?

Economic, political and social change is undoubtedly afoot on the African continent. But do these current developments mean the 21st century is Africa’s or is this a case of old wine in new bottles?

Latin American Emerging Multinationals Facing the Region’s Social Challenges

Latin American Emerging Multinationals Facing the Region’s Social Challenges

Emerging multinationals in Latin America have a responsibility to be part of the solution to social problems and need to integrate policies to give back to their societies in order to make them more prosperous for all.

Globalization and the Crumbling BRICS: From Promises to Threats

Globalization and the Crumbling BRICS: From Promises to Threats

The BRICS, expected to be the motors of global recovery, are sputtering. The simplest explanation for this lies in the same factor that promoted their rapid growth: globalization.

The BRICS Bank and the Global South

The BRICS Bank and the Global South

The idea of a BRICS development bank is now a huge bone of contention in South Africa, but the idea is pregnant with many positive possibilities provided it focuses on South-led global development.

South Africa and the BRICS: An Ingrained Ambiguity

South Africa and the BRICS: An Ingrained Ambiguity

In the inaugural post of “Throwing BRICS,” Siphamandla Zondi argues that South Africa’s dual identity is an ingrained ambiguity ensuring that the BRICS will remain a major priority in its foreign policy.

Realist-Liberal Divide? Power & Progress in a World in Transition

Realist-Liberal Divide? Power & Progress in a World in Transition

Scholars and public commentators need to integrate the insights of the realist logic of struggle for domination and security, with the liberal logic of political development and change.

Why BRICS Matters

Why BRICS Matters

Western commentators often dismiss BRICS as an acronym in search of an identity. Yet, as BRICS becomes increasingly institutionalized it is changing global discourse.

Brazil: Growing Pains of an Emerging Power

Brazil: Growing Pains of an Emerging Power

Much has been written about Brazil’s successful trajectory from emerging economy to emerging giant. Less attention has been given to the remaining challenges which need to be addressed.

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