Post Tagged with: "global south"

Review – The Global Trajectories of Queerness

Review – The Global Trajectories of Queerness

A must read text for anyone teaching gender studies who is seeking to diversify their accounts of queer theory, gender and sexuality from cross-cultural perspectives.

Teaching as a Southern in the North

Teaching as a Southern in the North

Various phenomenon that may drive negative feedback against instructors should be considered by academic institutions before they make career-defining decisions about teaching staff.

Review – The Arab World and Latin America

Review – The Arab World and Latin America

Although there is a certain level of dissonance and inconsistency between chapters, both policymakers and academics are likely to find valuable insights in this volume.

Interview – Amitav Acharya

Interview – Amitav Acharya

Amitav Acharya discusses the concept of a Multiplex World, the importance of regionalism, and the increasing attention towards non-Western IR Theory.

An IR for the Global South or a Global IR?

An IR for the Global South or a Global IR?

IR textbooks are stubbornly Westphalic, and with limited exceptions merely pay lip-service to non-Western histories, voices and perspectives.

United by Strength or Oppression? A Critique of the Western Model of Feminism

United by Strength or Oppression? A Critique of the Western Model of Feminism

The white, Western model of feminism complies and converges with the development-industrial complex such that the concerns of women in the Global South are distorted.

NAFTA’s Future and Regional Security Cooperation

NAFTA’s Future and Regional Security Cooperation

The ultimate fate of NAFTA might be that the forces it has unleashed – mass migrations and transnational organized crime – are too powerful and destabilizing to contain.

The Business of Ethics

The Business of Ethics

One of the challenges of teaching politics in a business school is that the students generally arrive in class after years where they have been taught to chase profit. What students often lack, though, is a sense of business ethics.

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.

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.

IR and the Global South: final confessions of a schizophrenic teacher

IR and the Global South: final confessions of a schizophrenic teacher

As I’ve hacked my way through the thicket of the Great Debates these thirty-odd years past, I’ve increasingly wondered what my students must have made of my passion for ideas which appear at odds with the lives they lead – even, indeed, the countries they have come to know.

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