China and Africa: Emerging Patterns in Globalization and Development (The China Quarterly Special Issues)

China and Africa: Emerging Patterns in Globalization and Development (The China Quarterly Special Issues)

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Cambridge University Press, 10/29/2009
EAN 9780521122009, ISBN10: 0521122007

Paperback, 264 pages, 24 x 15.5 x 1.5 cm
Language: English

Covering a range of African countries from Equatorial Guinea to Tanzania, this volume adds to a growing literature on the emerging relationship between China and Africa, presenting work that is based on primary research. It includes articles on a wide range of subjects, including China's energy policy, labour relations, trade networks and cultural perceptions. The various essays chart the rise of a multiplicity of different actors in the relationship, emerging patterns of globalization and development, and rhetoric and representation.

1. Editors' introduction
China, Africa and internationalization Julia C. Strauss and Martha Saavedra
2. Harmony and discord in China's Africa strategy
some implications for foreign policy Chris Alden and Christopher R. Hughes
3. Fuelling the dragon
China's rise and its energy and resources extraction in Africa Wenran Jiang
4. China's Sudan engagement
changing Northern and Southern political trajectories in peace and war Daniel Large
5. In it for the long term? Governance and learning among Chinese investors in Zambia's copper sector Dan Haglund
6. Raw encounters
Chinese managers, African workers and the politics of casualization in Africa's Chinese enclaves Ching Kwan Lee
7. The Chinese amigo
implications for the development of Equatorial Guinea Mario Esteban
8. China's engagement in African agriculture
'down to the countryside' Deborah A. Bräutigam and Tang Xiaoyang
9. Chinese shops and the formation of a Chinese expatriate community in Namibia Gregor Dobler
10. African perspectives on China–Africa links Barry Sautman and Yan Hairong
11. Representations of Africa in a Hong Kong soap opera
the limits of enlightened humanitarianism in the last breakthrough Martha Saavedra
12. The past in the present
historical and rhetorical lineages in China's relations with Africa Julia C. Strauss.