Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance (Routledge)



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Editors: Kevin Gray & Craig N. Murphy

Authors: Achin Vanaik, Andreas Antoniades, Mark Beeson, Patrick Bond, Steen Fryba Christensen, André Bank & Roy Karadag, Neera Chandhoke, Fahimul Quadir, Oliver Stuenkel

This volume contributes to the growing debate surrounding the impact that the rising powers may or may not be having on contemporary global political and economic governance. Through studies of Brazil, India, China, and other important developing countries within their respective regions such as Turkey and South Africa, we raise the question of the extent to which the challenge posed by the rising powers to global governance is likely to lead to an increase in democracy and social justice for the majority of the world’s peoples. By addressing such questions, the volume explicitly seeks to raise the broader normative question of the implications of this emergent redistribution of economic and political power for the sustainability and legitimacy of the emerging 21st century system of global political and economic governance. Questions of democracy, legitimacy, and social justice are largely ignored or under-emphasised in many existing studies, and the aim of this collection of papers is to show that serious consideration of such questions provides important insights into the sustainability of the emerging global political economy and new forms of global governance.

This book was published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly.


Table of Contents

1. Intro: Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance 2. Capitalist Globalisation and the Problem of Stability: Enter the New Quintet and Other Emerging Powers 3. Recasting the Power Politics of Debt: Structural Power, Hegemonic Stabilisers & Change 4. Can China Lead? 5. Subimperialism as lubricant of neoliberalism: South African ‘deputy sheriff’ duty within BRICS 6. Brazil’s Foreign Policy Priorities 7. The ‘Ankara Moment’: The Politics of Turkey’s Regional Power in the Middle East, 2007-2011 8. Realising Justice 9. Rising Donors and the New Narrative of ‘South-South’ Cooperation: What Prospects for Changing the Landscape of Development Assistance Programs? 10. Rising powers and the future of democracy promotion: The case of Brazil and India (Oliver Stuenkel)

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