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The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Louise Fawcett and Yezid Sayigh


The book analyses the changes that have occurred in developing countries since the end of the Cold War. The first section highlights major areas of change in economics, politics, and security and institutions, while the second section develops these themes and reveals the diversity of experience through regional case studies (Latin America, Asia Pacific, Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East).

Keywords: Africa, Asia Pacific, case studies, change, Cold War, developing countries, economic change, institutions, Latin America, Middle East, political change, security, South Asia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198295518
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198295510.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louise Fawcett, editor
University of Oxford
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Yezid Sayigh, editor
Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge
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Louise Fawcett and Yezid Sayigh

Part I

1 Taking Stock

S. Neil Macfarlane

2 The Political Dimension

Roland Dannreuther

Part II

5 Latin America

Jorge Heine

6 The Asia Pacific Region in the Post‐Cold War Era

Amitav Acharya and Richard Stubbs

7 Africa After the Cold War

Keith Somerville

10 Conclusion

Louise Fawcett

End Matter