Journal of Third World Studies

Journal of Third World Studies is a magazine focusing on Third World Studies

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 1, Spring

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Aaron, Henry J., James M. Lindsay and Pietro S. Nivola (eds.). Agenda for the Nation. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2003. 547 pp. Abaka. Edmund. Kola is God's Gift: Agricultural Production, Export Initiatives & the Kola Industry...
Constitutional Designs and Democratization in the Third World
INTRODUCTION Theoretical debates about constitutional designs of new democracies started from Linz's criticism on presidentialism based on his research of the Latin American experience. (1) According to him, presidentialism is a system that structurally...
Foreword
In order to provide an international structure for the humane and scientific study of Third World peoples, problems and issues, with the ultimate goal of improving quality of life, Dr. Harold Isaacs, Professor Emeritus of History at Georgia Southwestern...
Genocidal Rhetoric and Remembrance Concentrated on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict as Contextualized in the United Nations
Reaffirming that the Holocaust, which resulted in the murder of one third of the Jewish people, along with countless members of other minorities, will forever be warning to all people of the dangers of hatred, bigotry, racism and prejudice, 1. Resolves...
Reconstituting the Neo-Colonial State in Africa
INTRODUCTION There is a general consensus in the scholarly literature that the neocolonial state in Africa has failed to address and meet the needs of the preponderant majority of the peoples of Africa. As Abdi S amatar and Ahmed Samatar argue,...
Settlement Patterns and Organizations among African Immigrants in the United States
INTRODUCTION Although the nearly 1.2 million African immigrants in the United States in 2004 may seem insignificant compared to other major immigrant groups in the country, this number represents a dramatic increase compared to just over a decade...
The Alliance for Progress: Economic Warfare in Brazil (1962-1964)
INTRODUCTION The Alliance for Progress was the crown jewel of President John F. Kennedy's Latin American policy. Press releases and speeches trumpeted that the Alliance would promote economic development and democratic government. But fear of communism...
The Betrayed: An Exploration of the Acholi Opinion of the International Criminal Court
INTRODUCTION For over 20 years, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), led by Joseph Kony, has waged a guerrilla war in northern Uganda against President Yoweri Museveni's government, The National Resistance Movement (NRM), and its military, the Uganda...
The Colonial in the Global: Where Does the Third World Fit In?
INTRODUCTION The end of the Cold War has thrown into sharp relief the logic that historically sustained the relationships between formerly colonized countries and their colonizers. Most importantly, it has brought to the fore the frailties of structures...
The Impact of Institutional Degradation on Pastoral Livelihoods in the Horn of Africa: The Case of the Borana of Ethiopia
Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches. What the cow needs only the cowherd knows. (1) There is evidence to show that tradition still works. For example, the traditional deep wells are still working, where as the modern ones are mostly broken...
The Twenty-Sixth Annual ATWS Meeting
The Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), Inc., the largest organization of its kind in the world, founded at Georgia Southwestern State University in 1983 by Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., was held at Millersville University...
Who Will Speak for the Voiceless?
There is undoubtedly something presumptuous about any claim to speak on behalf of others. Too often we have seen an arrogant attitude manifested in the development agendas imposed on others who are putatively to benefit, but who have not been consulted...