Monday 17 October 2016

New Book | The BRICS in International Development

The BRICS in International Development
Edited by Jing Gu, Alex Shankland, and Anuradha Chenoy. International Political Economy Series. Palgrave Macmillan & IDS Rising Powers, 2016, ISBN 9781137556462, Hardcover, $139.00.

About this Book
This book offers a comprehensive comparative perspective on the increasingly significant development cooperation activities of the BRICS. Providing a powerful set of insights into the drivers for engagement within each country, it brings together leading experts from Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and OECD countries. The authors review the empirical evidence for the BRICS' modes of development cooperation and their geographical reach, and explore the historical background and patterns of international development engagement of each country. They also present a cutting-edge analysis of the broader geopolitical shifts, distinctive ideologies and normative discourses that are influencing and informing their engagement in increasingly ambitious joint projects such as the New Development Bank. This collection is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the rapidly changing landscape of international development.

Table of Contents
Introduction: International Development, South-South Cooperation and the Rising Powers | Jing Gu (et al.)
Brazil as a Development Partner Under Lula and Rousseff: Shifts and Continuities | Bianca Suyama (et al.)
Russia: A Re-emerging Donor | Marina Larionova (et al.)
India: From Technical Cooperation to Trade and Investment | Anuradha Chenoy (et al.)
China on the Move: The 'New Silk Road' to International Development Cooperation? | Jing Gu (et al.)
South Africa: Security and Stability in Development Cooperation | Neuma Grobbelaar
Civil Society, BRICS and International Development Cooperation: Perspectives from India, South Africa and Brazil | Melissa Pomeroy (et al.)
Looking Across BRICS: An Emerging International Development Agenda? | Anuradha Chenoy (et al.)

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