Post Tagged with: "development"

Science, Technology and Security in the Middle East

Science, Technology and Security in the Middle East

The technological dependence of Arab countries has enhanced their vulnerability to outside interference and reduced their internal, national integration.

Interview – Hilton Root

Interview – Hilton Root

Dr Hilton Root talks about his book Dynamics Among Nations, non-Western perspectives on International Political Economy, ‘preventative chaos’ and development models.

Developing Countries and UN Peacebuilding: Opportunities and Challenges

Developing Countries and UN Peacebuilding: Opportunities and Challenges

We must ask questions about how to reform historically rooted principles, norms, expectations, and understandings about how to achieve a sustainable peace in the international society.

A Rationale for Pluralism: The Rural, Remote Peasant

A Rationale for Pluralism: The Rural, Remote Peasant

Policies that force people to choose between homogenization, fracture, or exclusion are rarely viable. Pluralism (institutional, cultural, social, and economic) offers extended periods of peace.

Review – Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development

Review – Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development

This book presents a clear and convincing argument for the shift from a Western centered globalization to a multipolar one and also considers multicentric perspectives.

Interview – Lisa Tilley

Interview – Lisa Tilley

Lisa Tilley discusses the relationship between the urban and the international, the political economy of knowledge, and the potential for theory to be subversive.

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Interview – Robbie Shilliam

Robbie Shilliam talks about the obstacles to decolonizing the academy, postcolonial politics, his forthcoming book Race and the Undeserving Poor and studying IR theory.

Online Resources – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

Online Resources – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

A brief introduction to the OECD, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, with links and media to further explore.

What is Happening in Afghanistan?

What is Happening in Afghanistan?

The US is losing the war and has become a part of the problem. Perhaps there are lessons to be learned from the US experience in Vietnam.

Colonialism: Why Write Back?

Colonialism: Why Write Back?

European knowledge conception of development needs to be brought down from its high global pedestal and put alongside other sidelined, non-European knowledge systems.

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

How the BRICS Exert Influence in the Global Politics of Development

The strategies BRICS countries use to cement their rising economic position depend on their particular circumstances and national economic and political characteristics

Deciphering the Numbers: Employment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Deciphering the Numbers: Employment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The conditions that affect the progress of the CPEC – including number and quality of jobs generated – should be matters of concern to policymakers in the neighbourhood.

Pakistan’s Role in China’s One Belt One Road Initiative

Pakistan’s Role in China’s One Belt One Road Initiative

The project’s success hinges on China’s ability to convince Pakistanis that they are neither a new version of the Raj, nor an exploitative superpower.

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