By Sam Moyo, Paris Yeros
This e-book compares the trajectories of states and societies in Africa, Asia and Latin the United States lower than neoliberalism, a time marked through serial monetary crises, escalating social conflicts, the re-militarisation of North-South family and the radicalization of social and nationalist forces. Sam Moyo and Paris Yeros assemble researchers and activists from the 3 continents to evaluate the country of nationwide sovereignty and the demanding situations confronted by way of renowned routine this day. They convey that international integration has widened social and local inequalities inside nations, exacerbated ethnic, caste, and racial conflicts, and usually diminished the bureaucratic capacities of states to interfere in a protecting means. additionally, inequalities among the international locations of the South have additionally widened. those structural tensions have all contributed to a number of distinctive political trajectories between states: from fracture and overseas profession, to radicalization and unsure re-stabilization. This publication re-draws the talk at the political financial system of the modern South and offers scholars of foreign experiences with a major choice of readings.
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I believe, however, what was crucial was not so much that ‘patriotism’ undermined the Pan-African ideal, but that authoritarianism allowed only a very narrow brand of patriotism which often took on those attributes that made Samuel Johnson describe patriotism as ‘the last refuge of a scoundrel’ (Boswell 1900). The nation-state in Africa was premised on the extension of the Westphalian privileges of nationhood to the decolonised states. Such an order was characterised by the primacy of the territorial state as a political actor at the global level, the centrality of international warfare, the autonomy of the sovereign state to govern affairs within recognised international boundaries, and the legitimacy of states that were ethnically diverse.
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