BRICS and Resistance in Africa

Contention, Assimilation and Co-optation

Justin van der Merwe (Redaktør) ; Patrick Bond (Redaktør) ; Nicole Dodd (Redaktør)

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Explores the growing resistance to the BRICS nations in Africa



1. African assimilation, co-optation, and resistance in the BRICS era - Justin van der Merwe, Nicole Dodd and Patrick Bond
Part 1. BRICS: Joining the dots across Africa and the periphery 23
2. Notes from the hinterland: Theorising BRICS and their geographies of resistance - Justin van der Merwe
3. Assimilation, co-optation, and resistance within BRICS-from-the-middle - Patrick Bond
4. BRICS' trade with Africa: Long live the new king, just like the old king - Nicole Dodd
5. China in Africa: South-South Solidarity or Imperialism in the 21st Century? - Ishmael Lesufi and Lisa Thompson

Part 2. BRICS and their southern and eastern African geographies of resistance: Dispossession, collusion, and local responses
6. BRICS and the new scramble for Zimbabwe in the aftermath of the military coup -Farai Maguwu and Shakespear Hamauswa
7. Sino-Zambian relations: Responses from below - Godfrey Hampwaye and Phineas Bbaala
8. The Gupta leaks and intra-BRICS collusion - Nicole Dodd and Justin van der Merwe
9. The Belt and Road Initiative and Eastern Africa - Istvan Tarrosy
10. Africa at the precipice: Lessons from Brazil - Mbekezeli Mkhize and Vukile Sibiya
11. Indian Land Acquisitions in Ethiopia: A wolf in sheep's clothing? - Lwando Mthamo and Mbekezeli Mkhize
12. Rosatom and nuclear power in South Africa: Assistance and resistance - Eldar Salakhetdinov and Vasily Sidorov
13. GEAR past, BRICS future: South Africa protests - Mbekezeli Mkhize
14. Conclusion -Justin van der Merwe, Nicole Dodd, and Patrick Bond

Om forfatteren

Justin van der Merwe is a Senior Researcher with the Centre for Military Studies at the University of Stellenbosch. His other books include the co-edited collection Emerging Powers in Africa (2016).

Patrick Bond is Professor of Political Economy at the Wits School of Governance, and Honorary Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has also previously taught at Johns Hopkins University, and worked at the NGOs Planact and the National Institute for Economic Policy. His previous books include Looting Africa (Zed 2006) and Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa (2014).

Nicole Dodd is Chair of the School for Human and Organisational Development, Stellenbosch University. She is co-author (with Justin van der Merwe) of The Political Economy of Underdevelopment in the global South (2019).