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The political economy of China-Latin American relations in the new millennium : brave new world

The political economy of China-Latin American relations in the new millennium : brave new world / edited by Margaret Myers and Carol Wise.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
vi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other contributors
Myers, Margaret, 1980- editor.
Wise, Carol, editor.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction: The Political Economy of China-Latin American Relations in the 21st Century / Carol Wise and Margaret Myers
  • Part I: Cross-Pacific Statecraft: Aid & Capital Flows from China to Latin America
  • Chapter 1: One Actor, Many Agents: China’s Latin America Policy in Theory and Practice / Benjamin Creutzfeldt
  • Chapter 2: Cooperation and Mistrust between China and the US in Latin America / R. Evan Ellis
  • Chapter 3: China’s Economic Statecraft in Latin America: Evidence from China’s Policy Banks / Kevin P. Gallagher and Amos Irwin
  • Chapter 4: Chinese Foreign Aid to Latin America: Trying to Win Friends and Influence People / Barbara Stallings
  • Chapter 5: Chinese Agricultural Investment in Latin America: Less There Than Meets the Eye? / Guo Jie and Margaret Myers
  • Chapter 6: Chinese-Peruvian Relations in the Mining Sector: Learning Step-by-Step / Cynthia Sanborn and Victoria Chonn Ching
  • Part II: Development Trends since the Turn of the Millennium: A Critical Assessment
  • Chapter 7: China and Latin America’s Emerging Economies: Debates, Dynamism, and Dependence / Carol Wise
  • Chapter 8: The Agropolis: South America, China, and the Soybean Connection / Mariano Turzi
  • Chapter 9: Central America, China and the US: What Prospects for Development? / Rolando Avendaño and Jeff Dayton-Johnson
  • Chapter 10: Who Wants What for Latin America? Voices For and Against the China-backed Extractivist Development Model / Adam Chimienti and Benjamin Creutzfeldt
  • Chapter 11: China-Brazil Economic Relations: Too Big to Fail? / Dawn Elizabeth Powell
  • Conclusion: Final Reflections on the China-Latin America Relationship / José Luis León.
In this book, China-Latin America relations experts Margaret Myers and Carol Wise examine the political and economic forces that have underpinned Chinese engagement in the region, as well as the ways in which these forces have shaped economic sectors and policy-making in Latin America. The contributors begin with a review of developments in cross-Pacific statecraft, including the role of private, state-level, sub-national, and extra-regional actors that have influenced China-Latin America engagement in recent years. Part two of the book examines the variety of Latin American development trajectories borne of China's growing global presence. Contributors analyse the effects of Chinese engagement on specific economic sectors, clusters (the LAC emerging economies), and sub-regions (Central America, the Southern Cone of South America, and the Andean region). Individual case studies draw out these themes.
Subject headings
China--Foreign economic relations--Latin America.
Latin America--Foreign economic relations--China.
China--Economic policy.
Latin America--Economic policy.
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HF1604.Z4 L29635 2017
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