The rise of the BRICS does not aid the emancipation of the Global South. Discuss.

The rise of the BRICS does not aid the emancipation of the Global South. Discuss.

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Please note: the referencing style for this essay should be: Harvard style.

Here is the recommended reading regarding the BRICs topic from my university’s website:

10. The rise of the BRICs:

Key readings:
-Farooki, Masuma, (2013) The rising powers as drivers of development. FROM: Papaioannou, Theo, International development in a changing world. pp.99-123. London:
Bloomsbury Academic

· Bond, P. and Garcia, A. (2015) ‘Introduction’ in idem, eds. Brics : an anti-capitalist critique , Pluto

· Ban, Cornel & Mark Blyth (2013) ‘The BRICs and the Washington Consensus: An introduction’, Review of international political economy., 20(2): 241-55 /p>

·Vestergaard, V. and Wade, R. (2013) ‘Protecting Power: How Western States Retain The Dominant Voice in The World Bank’s Governance’, World development. 46: 153-64.

· Gray, Kevin and Murphy, Craig N. (2013) ‘Introduction: rising powers and the future of global governance’, Third World Quarterly 34(2): 183-93

· Henderson, J., Appelbaum, R. P. and Ho, S. Y. (2013) ‘Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: Externalization, Dynamics and Transformations’, Development and
change., 44 (6):1221–1253

recommended readings:

Mohan, G. (2013) ‘Beyond the Enclave: Towards a Critical Political Economy of China and Africa’, Development and change. , 44 (6): 1255–72

· Ayers, A. (2013) ‘Beyond Myths, Lies and Stereotypes: The Political Economy of a ‘New Scramble for Africa’’, New political economy. 18(2): 227-57

Breslin, S. (2013) China and the South: Objectives, Actors and Interactions. Development and change. , 44 (6): 1273–94

Amin, Samir (2013) ‘China 2013’, Monthly review. 64 (10),

· Bräutigam, D. and Gallagher, K. P. (2014) ‘Bartering Globalization: China’s Commodity backed Finance in Africa and Latin America’, Global Policy 5(3): 346-52.

· Kaplinsky, R. (2013) ‘What contribution can China make to inclusive growth in sub?Saharan Africa? ’, Development and change. 44(6): 1295-1316.

· Jenkins, R. (2012) ‘Latin America and China – a new dependency? ’, Third world quarterly. , 33(7), 1337-58.

· Campbell, Horace (2008) ‘China in Africa: challenging US global hegemony’, Third world quarterly. 29(1): 89-105.

· · Carmody, P and Owusu, F.Y. (2007) ‘Competing hegemons? Chinese versus American geo-economic strategies in Africa’ Political geography. . 26, 5 & Carmody, Pádraig,
and Ian Taylor. “Flexigemony and force in China’s resource diplomacy in Africa: Sudan and Zambia compared.” Geopolitics. 15, no. 3 (2010): 496-515

· Cheru, Fantu. “Emerging Southern powers and new forms of South–South cooperation: Ethiopia’s strategic engagement with China and India.” Third world quarterly. 37,
no. 4 (2016): 592-610.

· Ovadia, Jesse Salah. “Accumulation with or without dispossession? A ‘both/and’approach to China in Africa with reference to Angola.” Review of African political
economy. 40, no. 136 (2013): 233-250.

· Shinn, David. “Extended Ground for US-China Competition? Comparing China’s and the US’ Engagement with Africa.” China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies 2,
no. 01 (2016): 35-55.

Syngenta and the Chinese Factor

· see articles in Special Issue: Globalization with Chinese Characteristics, Development and change., 44 (6)

· see articles in Special issue re Rising Powers, Third world quarterly. (2013), 34(2)

· Kaplinsky, Raphael and Mike Morris (2008) ‘Do the Asian Drivers Undermine Export-oriented Industrialization in SSA? ’, World Development, 36(2): 254-73

· Mohan, Giles (2013) ‘Migrants as agents of South-South Cooperation: the case of Chinese in Africa’, in: Dargin, Justin ed. The rise of the global south :
philosophical, geopolitical and economic trends of the 21st century. London: World Scientific.

· Mohan, Giles and Lampert, Ben (2013) ‘Negotiating China: reinserting African agency into China-Africa relations’, African affairs., 112(446): 92–110

· Mohan, G. (2008) ‘China in Africa: A Review Essay’, Review of African political economy., 35 (1): 155-73

· Harris, J, 2005, ‘Emerging Third World powers: China, India and Brazil’, Race and class. , 46 (3), pp. 7-27

· Glosny, M, 2010, ‘China and the BRICs: A Real (but Limited) Partnership in a Unipolar World’, Polity Vol. 42 – and see the whole of this special journal edition on

· Henderson, Jeffrey and Khalid Nadvi (2011) ‘Greater China, the challenges of global production networks and the dynamics of transformation’, Global networks., 11(3):

· Cantin, Étienne and Marcus Taylor (2007) ‘Making the ‘workshop of the world’: China and the international division of labour’, in Marcus Taylor (ed.) Global economy
contested : power and conflict across the international division of labor, London: Routledge

· Mittelman James H. (2013) ‘Global Bricolage: emerging market powers and polycentric governance’, Third world quarterly., 34(1)

· Obi, Cyril I. (2008) ‘Enter the Dragon? Chinese Oil Companies & Resistance in the Niger Delta ’, Review of African political economy. , 117: 417-34

· Kiely, Ray (2008) ‘’Poverty’s Fall’/China’s Rise: Global Convergence or New Forms of Uneven Development? ’, Journal of contemporary Asia., 38(3): 353-72

· Humphrey, J. and D. Messner (2006) ‘China and India as emerging global governance actors: Challenges for developing and developed countries’, IDS bulletin., 37(1):

·Ferchen, Matt (2013) ‘Whose China Model is it anyway? The contentious search for consensus’, Review of international political economy., 20(2): 390-420

·Fourcade, Marion (2013) ‘The material and symbolic construction of the BRICs: Reflections inspired by the RIPE Special Issue, Review of international political
economy. ’, 20(2): 256-267

· Ayers, Alison J. (2013) ‘Beyond Myths, Lies and Stereotypes: The Political Economy of a ‘New Scramble for Africa’’, New political economy. 18(2): 227-257

· Debray, Régis (2013) ‘Decline of the West? ’, New left review. 80, March-April

· Vanaik, Achin (2013) ‘Capitalist Globalisation and the Problem of Stability: enter the new quintet and other emerging powers’, Third World Quarterly 34(2): 194-13

· Beeson, Mark (2013) ‘Can China Lead? ’, Third world quarterly. 34(2): 233-50

· Bond, Patrick (2013) ‘Sub-imperialism as Lubricant of Neoliberalism: South African ‘deputy sheriff’ duty within brics’, Third world quarterly. 34(2): 251-70

· Chandhoke, Neera (2013) ‘Realising Justice’, Third world quarterly. 34(2): 305-20

· Quadir, Fahimul (2013) ‘Rising Donors and the New Narrative of ‘South–South’ Cooperation: what prospects for changing the landscape of development assistance
programmes? ’, Third world quarterly. 34(2): 321-38.

· Farooki, Masuma and Mohan, Giles (2012) The rising powers as drivers of development. In: Butcher, Melissa and Papaioannou, Theo eds. International development in a
changing world London: Bloomsbury Academic.

· Mohan, Giles (2012) ‘Rising powers’, in: Butcher, Melissa and Papaioannou, Theo eds. International development in a changing world London: Bloomsbury Academic.

· Urban, Frauke; Mohan, Giles and Cook, Sarah (2012) China as a new shaper of international development: the environmental implications, Environment, Development and

· Tan-Mullins, May and Mohan, Giles (2012) The potential of corporate environmental responsibility of Chinese state-owned enterprises in Africa, Environment,
development and sustainability.

· Power, Marcus; Mohan, Giles and Tan-Mullins, May (2012) China’s resource diplomacy in Africa : powering development? International Political Economy Series. London:
Palgrave McMillan.

· Najam, Adil and Rachel Thrasher (2012) The future of South-South economic relations/ Adil Najam., Zed books

· Sklair, Leslie and Peter T Robbins (2002) ‘Global capitalism and major corporations from the Third World’, Third world quarterly., 23(1): 81-100

· Hurrel, A. (2006) ‘Hegemony, liberalism and global order: what space for would-be great powers? ’, International Affairs , 82(1): 1-19

· Henderson, J, 2008,’China and global development: towards a Global Asian era? ‘, Contemporary Politics, 14(4), pp. 375-92

· Kaplinsky, R, 2006, ‘China and the global terms of trade’, IDS bulletin., 37(1), pp. 43-51

· Kaplinsky, R, 2008, ‘What does the rise of China do for industrialisation in sub-Saharan Africa? ‘, Review of African political economy., 35(1), pp. 7-22

· Tull, D, 2006, ‘China’s engagement in Africa: scope, significance and consequences’, Journal of modern African studies., 44(3), pp. 459-79

· Hung, Ho-fung (2008) ‘Rise of China and the global overaccumulation crisis’, Review of international political economy., 15(2): 149-179

· Steinfeld, Edward S. (2004) ‘China’s Shallow Integration: Networked Production and the New Challenges for Late Industrialization’, World Development, 32(11): 1971–

· Gu, Jing, John Humphrey and Dirk Messner (2008) ‘Global governance and developing countries: The implications of the rise of China’, World Development,, 36(2): 274-

· Brautigam, D, 2010, ‘Africa’s Eastern Promise: What the west can learn from Chinese investment in Africa’, Foreign affairs., 89 (1),

· Chan Lai-Ha, Pak K. Lee, and Gerald Chan (2008) ‘Rethinking global governance: A China model in the making? ’, Contemporary Politics, 14(1): 3-19

· Foot, Rosemary (2006) ‘Chinese strategies in a US-hegemony global order: accommodating and hedging’, International Affairs, 82(1): 77-94

· Fantu Cheru and Cyril Obi (eds.) (2010) The rise of China and India in Africa : challenges, opportunities and critical interventions, London: Zed books,

· Goldstein, Andrea, Nicholas Pinaud, Helmut Reisen and Xiaoban Chen (2006) The Rise of China and India: What’s in it for Africa?, Paris: Development Centre of the
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

· Large and Patey (2011) Sudan looks east : China, India & the politics of Asian alternatives Chapter: Sudan ‘Looks East’’

· Breslin, Shaun (2007) China and the global political economy, London: Palgrave Macmillan, ‘Chapter: Interpreting Chinese ‘Power’ in the Global Political Economy’

· Beeson, Mark (2009) ‘Comment: Trading places? China, the United States and the evolution of the international political economy’, Review of international political
economy., 16(4):729-741

· Nadvi, Khalid, Peter Lund-Thomsen, Hong Xue and Navjote Khara (2011) ‘Playing against China: Global value chains and labour standards in the international sports
goods industry’, Global networks., 11 (3): 334-54

· Lai, H. (2007). ‘China’s oil diplomacy: is it a global security threat? ’, Third world quarterly., 28(3): 519-37

· Zhang, Kevin Honglin (2009) ‘Rise of Chinese Multinational Firms’, The Chinese economy., 42(6): 81-96

· Pan, Chengxin (2009) ‘What is Chinese about Chinese Businesses? Locating the ‘rise of China’ in global production networks’, Journal of contemporary China., 18(58):

· Heron, Tony (2007) ‘European Trade Diplomacy and the Politics of Global Development: Reflections on the EU-China ‘Bra-Wars’ Dispute’ , Government and opposition. ,
42(2): 190-214

· McCormick, D, 2008, ‘China and India as new donors: The impact of aid on development’, Review of African political economy., 35(1), pp. 73-92

· Narlikar, A. (2007) ‘All that glitters is not gold: India’s rise to power’, Third world quarterly., 28(5): 983-96

· Narlikar, A. (2006) ‘Peculiar chauvinism or strategic calculation? Explaining the negotiating strategy of a rising India’, International Affairs , 82(1): 59-76

· Fidler, David P. and Sumit Ganguly (2010) ‘India and Eastphalia’, Indiana journal of global legal studies., 17(1): 147-64

· Burges, Sean W. (2007) ‘Building a global Southern coalition: The competing approaches of Brazil’s Lula and Venezuela’s Chávez’, Third world quarterly., 28(7): 1343

· Rothe, Dawn (2010) China’s aid policy towards economically weakened states: a case of state criminality? ’’, in Chambliss, William J., Raymond Michalowski and Ronald
Kramer (eds.) State crime in the global age

· Vestergaard, J. and Wade, R. (2011) ‘Adjusting to multipolarity in the World Bank: ducking and diving, wriggling and squirming’, DIIS working paper 2011:24.

· Vestergaard, J. (2011) ‘The World Bank and the emerging world order’, DIIS Report 2011:05

· Scoones, I., Cabral, L. and Tugendhat, H. (2013) China and Brazil in African Agriculture, IDS bulletin. 44.4

·Xiaoyun, L. and Carey, R. (2014) ‘The BRICS and the International Development System: Challenge and Convergence? ’, IDS Evidence Report 58. Available online at:
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Kaplan, S., (2014) The China Boom in Latin America: An End to Austerity? . Institute for International Economic Policy Working Paper Series . Available online:

Lee, C.K., (2014).The Spectre of Global China. New left review. , (89), pp.29-65.

Li, Minqi (2015) China and the twenty-first century crisis , Pluto

Taylor, Ian (2014) Africa rising? : BRICS – diversifying dependency , JC

Lampert et al. (2014) Chinese migrants and Africa’s development : new imperialists or agents of change? , Zed

French, H. (2014) China’s second continent : how a million migrants are building a new empire in Africa , New York: Doubleday

– websites: –

Further readings:

· Alden, C, 2007, China in Africa, Zed, London

· Bao, S, Lin, S & Zhao, C (eds), 2006, The Chinese economy after WTO accession, Ashgate

· Brautigam, D, 2009, The dragon’s gift : the real story of China in Africa, OUP, New York

· Buckley, P (ed), 2010, Foreign direct investment, China and the world economy Palgrave, Basingstoke

· Cook, S & Gu, J, 2009, ‘The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for China’s South-South Cooperation’, IDS bulletin., 40(5), pp. 38-46

· Corkin, L & Naidu, S, 2008, ‘China and India in Africa: An introduction’, Review of African political economy., 35(1)

· Dittmer, L & Yu, G (eds), 2010, China, the developing world, and the new global dynamic, Lynne Rienner, Boulder

· Emmott, B, 2008, Rivals : how the power struggle between China, India and Japan will shape our next decade, Allen Lane, London Available as an Online Course Reading
in the VLE

· Farndon, J, 2007, China rises : how China’s astonishing growth will change the world Virgin Books, London Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Fleury, A & Leme Fleury, M, 2006, ‘China and Brazil in the Global Economy’, IDS bulletin., 37(1), pp. 71-9

· Freeman, R, 3 June 2005, ‘ What really ails Europe (and America) : the doubling of the global workforce ’, The Globalist,
StoryId=4542 >

· Goldstein, A, 2006, The Rise of China and India: What’s in it for Africa? , OECD, Paris

· Guilhoto, J & Hewings, G (eds), 2000, Structure and Structual Change in the Brazilian Economy, Ashgate Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Hamilton, G, 2006, Commerce and capitalism in Chinese societies , Routledge

· Hammond, A & Prahalad, C, 2004, ‘Selling to the poor’, Foreign policy. No. 142 (1 May), pp. 30-37

· Harneit-Sievers, A, Marks, S & Naidu, S (eds), 2010, Chinese and African perspectives on China in Africa, Pambazuka, Oxford

· Humphrey, J & Messner, D, 2006, ‘China and India as emerging global governance actors: challenges for developing and developed countries’, IDS bulletin., 37(1), pp.

· Kaviraj, S, 2004, ‘The politics of liberalization in India’ in Bromley, S, Mackintosh, M, Brown, W & Wuyts, M (eds), 2004, Making the international : economic
interdependence and political order : a world of whose making?, Pluto, London, chapter 6. See also chapter 7

· Kornberg, J & Faust, J, 2006, China in world politics : policies, processes, prospects, Lynne Rienner, London

· Kwan, Y & Eden, S (eds), 2005, Critical issues in China’s growth and development , Ashgate Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Kynge, J, 2007, China shakes the world : the rise of a hungry nation, Orion Books Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Lardy, N, 2002, Integrating China into the global economy , Brookings Institution Press

· Li, M, 2008, The rise of China and the demise of the capitalist world-economy, Monthly Review Press, New York

· Malik, V & Schultz, J (eds), 2008, The rise of China : perspectives from Asia and Europe, Pentagon Press, New Delhi

· Mohan, G & Power, M, 2008, ‘New African Choices? The politics of Chinese engagement in Africa and the changing architecture of international development’, Review of
African political economy., 35(1), pp. 23-42

· O’Brien, R & Williams, M, 2010, Global political economy : evolution and dynamics> (3rd ed), Palgrave, Basingstoke,pp. 267-71 Available as an Online Course Reading
in the VLE

· Ostry, S, Alexandroff, A & Gomez, R (eds), 2002, China and the long march to global trade : the accession of China to the World Trade Organization , Routledge

· Prestowitz, C, 2006, Three billion new capitalists : the great shift of wealth and power to the East, Basic Books, New York

· Roett, R, 2010, The new Brazil , Brookings Institution, Washington DC

· Rohter, L, 2010, Brazil on the rise : the story of a country transformed, Palgrave Macmillan, New York Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Rotberg, R (ed.), 2008, China into Africa : trade, aid, and influence, Brookings Institution, Washington DC

· Senokosov, Y & Skidelsky, E, 2001, The Russian economy today, Moscow

· Shenkar, O, 2005, The Chinese century : the rising Chinese economy and its impact on the global economy, the balance of power, and your job, Wharton

· Shirk, S, 2007, China, fragile superpower, OUP, New York

· Six, C, 2009, ‘The rise of postcolonial states as donors: A challenge to the development paradigm? ‘, Third world quarterly., 30(6), pp. 1103-21

· Smith, D, 2007, The dragon and the elephant : China, India and the new world order Profile

· Srinivasan, T N & Tendulkar, S, 2003, Reintegrating India with the World Economy , IIE Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Studman, J, 2009, ‘Nurturing the Chinese Economy’, Far eastern economic review.

· Suzuki, S, 2009, ‘Chinese soft power, insecurity studies, myopia and fantasy’, Third world quarterly., 30(4), pp. 779-93

· Winters, L A & Yusuf, S (eds), Dancing with giants : China, India, and the global economy, World Bank Publications, Washington DC

· Wilson, D & Purushothaman, R, 2003, ‘Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050’, Goldman Sachs Global Economic Paper 99,

· Wilson, D, Burgi, C & Carlson, S, 2011, ‘A Progress Report on the Building of the BRICS’, Goldman Sachs,

· Worth, O, 2005, Hegemony, international political economy and post-communist Russia , Ashgate Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

· Wu, Y, 2003, China’s economic growth : a miracle with Chinese characteristics , Routledge

· Yinhong, S, 2011, ‘ China, ‘Global Challenges’ and the Complexities of International Cooperation’, Global Policy, 2(1)

· Zhao, Q & Liu, G (eds), 2009, Managing the China challenge : global perspectives, Routledge

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