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South Africa's Role as an Emerging Power: Global and Regional Dimensions

Course Description: 

Emerging role of middle income countries like China, India and Brazil with South Africa being the only African country belonging to this new cluster. This dynamic country group is regarded as a distinct feature of a new global landscape. Topics include: Academic and policy debate on emerging countries; South Africa's role on the continent and on the global level (historical background: before / after 1994, South Africa as an 'emerging power', South Africa's regional role in different areas, security South Africa's role on a global level , intellectual and political capacity to be an emerging country, other regional powers in Africa); South Africa and other emerging powers.

Subject: 
OSPCPTWN
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Cape Town
Academic Year: 
2015-2016
Geography: 
South Africa