By Ian Taylor

Finding Africa at the international level, this publication examines and compares exterior involvement within the continent, exploring the overseas rules of significant states and overseas organisations in the direction of Africa. The individuals paintings inside of a political economic climate framework with a purpose to examine how those powers have tried to stimulate democracy, peace and prosperity within the context of neo-liberal hegemony and ask whom those makes an attempt have benefited and failed.

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