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Title The international political economy of the BRICS / edited by Li Xing.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2019

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Description 1 online resource.
Series International political economy of new regionalisms series
International political economy of new regionalisms series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record.
Subject BRIC countries -- Economic policy.
BRIC countries -- Foreign economic relations.
BRIC countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
BRIC countries.
2000-2099
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of tables; List of figures; List of contributors; Editor's note; 1 The international political economy of the BRICS in a changing world order: attitudes and actualities; 2 The BRICs and knowledge production in international relations; 3 Theorizing the BRICS: does the BRICS challenge the current global order?; 4 The domestic foundations of emerging and established state trade cooperation; 5 The role of declining Brazil and ascending China in the BRICS initiative
6 China's dual position in the capitalist world order: a dual complexity of hegemony and counter-hegemony7 Brazil as an emerging power: the impact of international and internal deteriorational effect on the BRICS; 8 Brazil in the BRICS after ten years: past, present, and near future perspectives; 9 Russia and the BRICS: on the actual performance of a 21st century great power concert; 10 India -- Dreaming with BRICS?; 11 Geographies of hope and exploitation: South Africa, Africa rising, and the global turn to the BRICS; Index
Summary Exploring to what extent the BRICS group is a significant actor challenging the global order, this book focuses on the degree and consequence of their emergence and explores how important cooperation is to individual BRICS members' foreign policy strategies and potential relevance as leaders in regional and global governance. The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) have come to play an important role on the global political scene. As a group, and as individual countries, they have taken initiatives to establish new institutions, and have engaged in yearly summits that coordinate their voice and focus on intra-BRICS cooperation. In this sense, the BRICS may be seen as a "balancing coalition", and often the main opposing force to Western powers. Looking at the debate around the role of the BRICS as an actor, expert contributors also explore the international political economy (IPE) of individual BRICS countries as systemically important countries with highly asymmetrical individual power capacities. The comprehensive theoretical and empirical coverage of this timely volume will be especially useful to students, researchers and professionals interested in ongoing academic debates around the IPE of emerging powers, and those researching global governance and globalization.
Other Author Xing, Li, 1962- editor.
Other Title Print version: The international political economy of the BRICS London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019 9781138579576 (hardback)