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. 38 No. 2 (2021)
Foreword to volume 38, issue 2 of the Journal of Global South Studies.
A message from editor Ryan Alexander from volume 38, issue 2 of the Journal of Global South Studies.
Albert Hasudungan is a lecturer in the School of Business and Economics, Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, Indonesia. He can be reached at...
Michael B. Bishku is professor of history at Augusta University. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.In its early years of independence,...
Pramod Kantha is associate professor of political science in the School of Public and International Affairs at Wright State University in...
Sovereign Risk Ratings in Latin America
Measures of Economic Conditions or Policy Paradigm Compliance?
The objective of this paper is to understand what sovereign and country risk ratings actually measure. These ratings were created by key...
The Influence of Foreign Aid in Bolivia
Geopolitics of Aid-Commodity Substitution in Historical Perspective
Fernando de la Cruz Prego is a lecturer at University Complutense of Madrid, Spain, in the Department of Political Science and Administration....
Popular Participation in the Integration of the East African Community: Eastafricanness and Eastafricanization
Edited by Korwa Gombe Adar, Kasaija Phillip Apuuli, Agnes Lucy Lando, PLO-Lumumba, and Juliana Masabo
Adar, Korwa Gombe, Kasaija Phillip Apuuli, Agnes Lucy Lando, PLO-Lumumba, and Juliana Masabo, eds. Popular Participation in the Integration...
Bank, Leslie J., Dorrit Posel, and Francis Wilson, eds. Migrant Labour after Apartheid: The Inside Story. Cape Town: Human Sciences...
Duvall, Chris S. The African Roots of Marijuana. Durham, NC: Duke UniversityPress, 2019.
Green, Lesley. Rock/Water/Life: Ecology and Humanities for a Decolonial South Africa. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020.
Neva Again: Hip Hop Art, Activism, and Education in Post-Apartheid South Africa`
Edited by Adam Haupt, Quentin Williams, H. Samy Amin, and Emile Jansen
Haupt, Adam, Quentin Williams, H. Samy Amin, and Emile Jansen, eds. Neva Again: Hip Hop Art, Activism, and Education in Post-Apartheid South...
Calderón, Fernando, and Manuel Castells. The New Latin America. Translated by Ramsey McGlazer. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2020.
Deibert, Michael. When the Sky Fell: Hurricane Maria and the United States in Puerto Rico. New York: Apollo, 2019.
Out of the Shadow: Revisiting the Revolution from Post-Peace Guatemala
Edited by Julie Gibbings and Heather Vrana
Gibbings, Julie, and Heather Vrana, eds. Out of the Shadow: Revisiting the Revolution from Post-Peace
Lauderbaugh, George M. Historical Dictionary of Ecuador. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2019.
Starn, Orin, and Miguel La Serna. The Shining Path: Love, Madness, and Revolution in the Andes. New York: Norton, 2019.
Hawkins, Michael C. Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2020.
Mongolia’s Economic Prospects: Resource-Rich and Landlocked between Two Giants
By Matthias Helble, Hal Hill, and Declan Magee
Helble, Matthias, Hal Hill, and Declan Magee. Mongolia’s Economic Prospects: Resource-Rich and Landlocked between Two Giants. Manila:...
Global Entanglements of a Man Who Never Traveled: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Christian and His Conflicted Worlds
By Dominic Sachsenmaier
Sachsenmaier, Dominic. Global Entanglements of a Man Who Never Traveled: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Christian and His Conflicted...
Drif, Zohra. Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter. Translated by Andrew Farrand. Charlottesville, VA: Just...
Entessar, Nader, and Kaveh L. Afrasiabi. Trump and Iran: From Containment to Confrontation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2020.
Hammerman, Ilana. A Small Door Set in Concrete: One Woman’s Story of Challenging Borders in Israel/Palestine. Translated by Tal Haran....
Hollander, Philip. From Schlemiel to Sabra: Zionist Masculinity and Palestinian Hebrew Literature. Bloomington: Indiana University...
Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis
By Samuel K. Andoh, Bernice J. deGannes Scott, and Grace Ofori-Abebrese
Andoh, Samuel K., Bernice J. deGannes Scott, and Grace Ofori-Abebrese. Economic Development in Ghana and Malaysia: A Comparative...
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,...