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Developing Countries and the Emerging World Order: Security and Institutions

Amitav Acharya

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Reflects on the relevance and role of the Third World in the emerging world order; more specifically, it examines the extent to which the end of the cold war affected the insecurity and vulnerability ... More


Taking Stock: The Third World and the End of the Cold War

S. Neil Macfarlane

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Addresses a number of definitional and methodological issues relating to the effect of the end of the cold war on developing countries. This is followed by an examination of expectations regarding ... More


Conclusion: Whither the Third World?

Louise Fawcett

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The aim of this concluding chapter is to gather together some of the threads of the thematic and regional chapters and to identify some common ground as well as some obvious differences of opinion ... More


The Impasse of Third World Democratization: Africa Revisited

Georg Sørensen

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that although many Third World countries have experienced democratic openings, a large part of them are stuck in the initial phases of a democratic transition. International actors have ... More


Introduction

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the main themes of the book. It introduces the idea of cosmopolitanism as it is understood in everyday language and in the literature of philosophy and the social sciences. It ... More


Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Rahul Rao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

If boundaries protect us from threats, how should we think about the boundaries of states in a world where threats to human rights emanate from outside and within the state and from the state itself? ... More


Promoting Capitalist Polyarchy: The Case of Latin America

William Robinson

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that the shift in the US policy from supporting authoritarianism to promoting polyarchy in much of the Third World corresponds to the emergence of a global capitalist economy and is meant to ... More


Black, White, and Red: Communism and Anti-Colonialism in Alan Bush’s The Sugar Reapers

Joanna Bullivant

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The opera The Sugar Reapers (1962–5), by Alan Bush (1900–95), is doubly outside the communist bloc: the work of an English communist, set in the remote South American colony of British Guiana. Yet ... More


Third-World Liberationism and Other Cold War Isms: No End to Ideology

Manfred B. Steger

in The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199286942
eISBN:
9780191700408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286942.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

World War generated in the minds of of hundreds of millions of people around the world a profound sense of rupture with the preceding era. Charles Taylor argues that new ideas and theories generated ... More


Transnational Feminism: Event, Temporality, and Performance at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference

Jocelyn Olcott

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the processes of translation spilled out during the International Women's Year (IWY) conference held in Mexico City in 1975. More specifically, it explains how the IWY ... More


Introduction

Janson C. Parker

in Brother's Keeper: The United States, Race, and Empire in the British Caribbean, 1937-1962

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332025
eISBN:
9780199868179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332025.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Describes the aim, scope, and themes of the book. Argues that recovering the story of West Indian decolonization contributes to the literatures on inter-American relations, race and foreign affairs, ... More


“Three Worlds” versus the Three “D”s: Détente, Development, and Disarmament, 1970–1976

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the Chinese reemergence on the world stage in the 1970s, particularly following their entry into the UN in 1971, and China's attempt to put itself at the head of a rising Third ... More


God and the World

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the implications of the very close association between church and state in the global South, which in some sense mirrors the lack of distinction between religion and ordinary ... More


Two Finales: How the End of the Third World and the End of the Cold War Are Linked

Odd Arne Westad

in International Relations Since the End of the Cold War: New and Old Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666430
eISBN:
9780191745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666430.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The concept of the Third World as a political project came to an end roughly at the same time as the Cold War ended. This chapter explores the connection between these two endings, and suggests that ... More


From the Empire of Christ to the Third World: Religion and the Experience of Empire in the Twentieth Century

Jeffrey Cox

in Britain's Experience of Empire in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199236589
eISBN:
9780191730955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236589.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentieth century the people of Britain were engaged with the non‐western world primarily through missionary societies, which reached their peak influence in the 1920s. Far from being an ... More


Recent Changes Affecting Collective Action at Village Level

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of economic and social environment changes on collective action in village societies with respect to the management of common property resources (CPRs). It is divided ... More


Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

David Halloran Lumsdaine (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book, along with three other volumes, seeks to answer the question: What happens when a revivalist religion based on scriptural orthodoxy participates in the volatile politics of the Third ... More


Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America

Paul Freston (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174762
eISBN:
9780199851737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174762.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book seeks to answer the question: What happens when a revivalist religion based on scriptural orthodoxy participates in the volatile politics of the Third World? Is the result a democratic ... More


Kidlat Tahimik’s “Third World Projector”

Christopher Pavsek

in The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the notion of the Third World, and examines Filipino filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik's Perfumed Nightmare (1977), Turumba (1983), and I Am Furious Yellow (1981–1991). The term Third ... More


Mao and the Middle Kingdom

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the collapse of the Kouminating in the civil war following Japan's surrender to the US in 1945, the People's Republic of China emerged, with Mao Zedong as its leader. Although they were in many ... More


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