Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL1045: International Politics of the Global South

This module descriptor refers to the 2024/5 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

  • Acharya, A. (2014) Rethinking Power, Institutions and Ideas in World Politics: Whose IR? (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Acharya, A. and B. Buzan (eds.) (2010) Non-Western International Relations Theory: Perspectives On and Beyond Asia (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Alejandro, A. (2018) Western Dominance in International Relations? The Internationalisation of IR in Brazil and India (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Ayoob, M. (1995) The Third World Security Predicament: State Making, Regional Conflict, and the International System (London: Lynne Rienner).
  • Bergamaschi, I., P. Moore and A.B. Tickner (2017) South-South Cooperation Beyond The Myths: Rising Donors, New Aid Practices? (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Betts, A. (ed.) (2011) Global Migration Governance (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Braveboy-Wagner, J.A. (ed.) (2003) The Foreign Policies of the Global South: Rethinking Conceptual Frameworks (Boulder/London: Lynne Rienner).
  • Braveboy-Wagner, J.A. (ed.) (2009) Institutions of the Global South (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Braveboy-Wagner, J.A. (ed.) (2016) Diplomatic Strategies of Nations in the Global South: The Search for Leadership (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Burnell, P., L. Rakner and V. Randall (eds.) (2017) Politics in the Developing World (5th ed.) (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Chan, S. (2017) Plural International Relations in a Divided World (Cambridge: Polity Press).
  • Chimni, B.S. and S. Mallavarapu (2012) International Relations: Perspectives for the Global South (New Delhi: Pearson).
  • Cox, R.W. (ed.) (1997) The New Realism: Perspectives on Multilateralism and World Order (Tokyo/Hampshire: United Nations University Press/Macmillan).
  • Fanta, E., T.M. Shaw and V.T. Tang (eds.) (2013) Comparative Regionalisms for Development in the 21st Century: Insights from the Global South (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • McMahon, R.J. (ed.) (2013) The Cold War in the Third World (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Nagar, D. and C. Mutasa (eds.) (2018) Africa and the World: Bilateral and Multilateral International Diplomacy (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Peters, I. and W. Wemheuer-Vogelaar (eds.) (2016) Globalizing International Relations: Scholarship Amidst Divides and Diversity (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Sabaratnam, M. (2017) Decolonising Intervention: International Statebuilding in Mozambique (London: Rowman & Littlefield).
  • Seth, S. (ed.) (2013) Postcolonial Theory and International Relations: A Critical Introduction (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Tickner, A.B. and Ole Wæver (eds.) (2009) International Relations Scholarship around the World: Worlding Beyond the West (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Tickner, A.B. and K. Smith (eds.) (2020) International Relations from the Global South: Worlds of Difference (Oxon/New York: Routledge).
  • Warner, J. and T.M. Shaw (eds.) (2018) African Foreign Policies in International Institutions (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Wright, S. (ed.) (1999) African Foreign Policies (Boulder: Westview Press).