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Title:The rise of China and India in Africa: challenges, opportunities and critical interventions
Editors:Cheru, FantuISNI
Obi, C.I.ISNI
Year:2010
Pages:276
Language:English
Series:Africa now
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Zed
ISBN:1848134363; 9781848134362; 1848134371; 9781848134379
Geographic terms:Africa
China
India
Angola
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Ghana
Kenya
Sudan
Togo
Zambia
Subjects:South-South relations
international economic relations
Abstract:This book about the 'new actors', India and China, the two gigantic economies and emerging powers exerting influence in Africa, contains the following essays: Introduction - Africa in the twenty-first century: strategic and development changes (Fantu Cheru and Cyril Obi); China, India and (South) Africa: what international relations in the second decade of the twenty-first century? (Timothy M. Shaw); South-South strategic bases for Africa to engage China (Dot Keet); India's African relations: in the shadow of China? (Sanusha Naidu); China's development cooperation with Africa: historical and cultural perspectives (Liu Haifang); Engaging Africa: India's interests in the African continent, past and present (Sanjukta Banerji Bhattacharya); Indian development cooperation with Africa (Pranay Kumar Sinha); China and India's growth surge: the implications for African manufactured exports (Alemayehu Geda and Atnafu G. Meskel); Chinese investment in African network industries: case studies from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya (Peter Draper, Tsidiso Disenyana and Gilberto Biacuana); The role of India's private sector in the health and agricultural sectors of Africa (Renu Modi); Navigating Chinese textile networks: women traders in Accra and Lomé (Linn Axelsson and Nina Sylvanus; Ghana and Togo); China and Africa: towards a new security relationship (Kwesi Aning); The Darfur issue: a new test for China's Africa policy (He Wenping); China and Zambia: between development and politics (Frederick Mutesa); African oil in the energy security calculations of China and India (Cyril Obi); China and India in Angola (Alex Vines and Indira Campos); The price of 'openness': towards Chinese economic control in Zambia (Peter Kragelund); and Countering 'new imperialisms': what role for the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Fantu Cheru and Magnus Calais). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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