The Journal of Global South Studies is a probing scholarly journal that examines development problems and issues as well as pioneering efforts in the developing world. It is an interdisciplinary journal that explores current and historic issues facing the Global South region of the world, including economic, political, social, military, and international relationships.

Vol. 37 No. 1 (2020): Spring 2020

Published: 2020-07-17

Foreword

Ryan Alexander

vii–ix

Abstract

Dear Readers: In this issue you will, as always, encounter a variety of topics reflecting the enormous range of disciplinary, regional, and...

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A Message from the Editor

Seeing Ourselves in Others: How Latin America Can Help the United States Know Itself

Ryan Alexander

xi–xvi

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Dear Readers: I learned a lesson during the preparation of the last issue, my first as editor of the Journal of Global South Studies....

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The 1925 Cession of Jubaland

A View from Great Britain's Imperial Periphrey

George L. Simpson, Jr.

1–30

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This work examines the British cession of lands in northeastern Africa known as Jubaland to Italy in 1925 from the perspective of colonial...

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South–South Cooperation in Africa

The Niger–Turkey Case

Murat Bayar, Enver Arpa

31–56

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Developed countries provided foreign aid to developing nations at an unprecedented rate in the second half of the twentieth century....

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"Invasores"

Squatters, Informal Cities, and the Co-Optation of the Urban Poor in Latter Twentieth-Century Mexico

Joseph U. Lenti

57–81

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Millions of people fled urban and rural poverty in latter twentieth-century Mexico and squatted on marginal urban lands, establishing...

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An Inquiry into the Debates around "Kashmiriyat"

Ashish Kumar Singh, Wakar Amin

82–109

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Jammu and Kashmir was once known as a place of communal harmony and peaceful coexistence. The notion of religious harmony and peace, which...

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State-Building in the Anglo-Caribbean

Assessing Jamaica's State Formation and Development

Nicole Warmington-Granston, Damion K. Blake

110–138

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In 1962, Jamaica transitioned from being a British colony to a sovereign nation-state. After independence, the country experienced internal and...

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Governance and Democracy in Africa: Regional and Continental Perspectives by James S. Guseh and Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor

Agaptus Nwozor

139–141

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Guseh, James S., and Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor. Governance and Democracy in Africa: Regional and Continental Perspectives. ...

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Our Own Way in This Part of the World by Kwasi Konadu

Kwaku Nti

141–142

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Konadu, Kwasi. Our Own Way in This Part of the World: Biography of an African Community, Culture, and Nation. Durham, NC: Duke...

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The Fetish Revisited by Lorand J. Matory

Kwaku Nti

143–145

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Matory, J. Lorand. The Fetish Revisited: Marx, Freud, and the Gods Black People Make. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

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Africa by Timothy Stapleton

Joshua da Cruz

146–148

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Stapleton, Timothy. Africa: War and Conflict in the Twentieth Century. London: Routledge, 2018.

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African Freedom by Phyllis Taoua

Kwaku Nti

148–150

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Taoua, Phyllis. African Freedom: How Africa Responded to Independence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

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The Philippines by Damon L. Woods

Paul A. Rodell

150–152

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Woods, Damon L. The Philippines: From Earliest Times to the Present. Ann Arbor, MI: Association for Asian Studies, 2018.

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"I'm Not Gonna Die in This Damn Place" by Juan David Coronado

Ana Torres

153–155

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Coronado, Juan David. “I’m Not Gonna Die in This Damn Place”: Manliness, Identity, and Survival of the Mexican American Vietnam...

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Backroads Pragmatists by Ruben Flores

Gina Benavidez

155–157

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Flores, Ruben. Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico’s Melting Pot and Civil Rights in the United States. Philadelphia: University of...

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Riot! Tobacco, Reform, and Violence in Eighteenth-Century Papantla, Mexico by Jake Frederick

Shalon van Tine

157–159

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Frederick, Jake. Riot! Tobacco, Reform, and Violence in Eighteenth-Century Papantla, Mexico. Chicago: Sussex Academic Press, 2016.

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"Bevölkerung, Fertilität und Familienplanung in Kolumbien" by Teresa Huhle

Kathryn Gallien

159–161

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Huhle, Teresa. Bevölkerung, Fertilität und Familienplanung in Kolumbien: Eine transnationale Wissensgeschichte im Kalten Krieg....

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Plan Colombia by John Poland-Lindsay

John W. Sherman

161–163

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Lindsay-Poland, John. Plan Colombia: U.S. Ally Atrocities and Community Activism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

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Fantasy Island by Ed Morales

Johnathan Robles

163–165

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Morales, Ed. Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico. New York: Bold Type Books, 2019.

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To Heaven or to Hell by David Thomas Orique

Evan C. Rothera
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Orique, David Thomas. To Heaven or to Hell: Bartolomé de las Casas’s Confesionario. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University...

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Sins against Nature by Zeb Tortorici

Evan C. Rothera

167–169

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Tortorici, Zeb. Sins against Nature: Sex and Archives in Colonial New Spain. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

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The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America edited by Paul Valentine, Stephen Beckerman, and Catherine Alès

Joshua da Cruz

169–171

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Valentine, Paul, Stephen Beckerman, and Catherine Alès, eds. The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America: Bending and...

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Ethics in an Age of Savage Inequalities by James J. Winchester

Lauren E. Eastwood

172–174

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Winchester, James J. Ethics in an Age of Savage Inequalities. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.

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