Foreword to issue 39-1 (Spring 2022) of the Journal of Global South Studies.
A Message from the Editor
Renewing Our Faith in Global South Studies
A message from the editor of the Journal of Global South Studies, Ryan Alexander.
The Making and Unmaking of a Modern State
After nearly twenty years of occupation and reconstruction, Afghanistan lacks a modern state. The dominant discourse absolves failures in the...
India's Experiment with Community Development
Revisiting the State and Community
Development in postcolonial India remains a contested terrain where competing
approaches are negotiated and operationalized. From the early...
Conflict and Religious Minorities
The Case of Sikhs in Kashmir
Events in the Kashmir Valley during the late 1980s changed the demographic and sociopolitical outlook of the region. The armed insurgency that...
Adeshina Afolayan and Demosophy
An Introduction to an African Philosophy of the Future
This essay offers an interpretative analysis of Nigerian philosopher Adeshina Afolayan’s thoughts on the postcolonial predicament and...
The Geopolitics of Renewable Energy Transition in Eastern Africa
This paper focuses on the nexus between geopolitics and renewable energy in Eastern Africa. It sets out to explore the potential geopolitical...
Women's Empowerment Matters
Evidence from the Health and Education Sectors in Developing Worlds
This study examines the effect of female empowerment on child development in developing countries. Using comprehensive panel data from...
Community Participation in Urban Housing Improvement for Low-Income People in Vietnam’s Inner Cities
Case Studies from Hanoi and Hai Duong City
Rapid urbanization and population growth in the cities of Vietnam in recent decades have put tremendous pressure on urban housing development,...
Beinart, William, and Saul Dubow. The Scientific Imagination in South Africa: 1700 to the Present
Greenwald, Glenn. Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Bolsonaro’s Brazil
Jain, B. M. The Geopsychology Theory of International Relations in the 21st Century: Escaping the Ignorance Trap
Burns, Ross. Aleppo: A History