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Articles from Vol. 57, No. 2, Spring

A Tribute to Cranford Pratt
Robert O. Matthews, a professor of political science at the University of Toronto, has collaborated with Cranford Pratt on a number of projects, including a co-edited book, Human Rights in Canadian Foreign Policy (1988).ON 26 OCTOBER 2001 A SYMPOSIUM...
Deepening Democracy to Fight Poverty: What Role for Humane Internationalists?
Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto. The most recent of his eight books on Africa is Closing the Circle: Democratization and Development in Africa (2000). The author wishes to thank, yet again, Cranford Pratt for a trenchant critique...
Defending Humane Internationalism: The Role of Canadian NGOs in a Security-Conscious Era
Policy Officer, Canadian Council for International Cooperation. This article is presented in a personal capacity and does not necessarily represent the views of the CCIC or its member organizations. I would like to thank Richard Sandbrook and Robert...
Development and Human Security: Whose Security, and from What?
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University. This article has benefited from comments and suggestions from Robert O. Matthews and Richard Sandbrook. Research was supported by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities...
Emerging Relationships between Poor Countries and External Sources of Finance: The Case of Tanzania
CRANFORD PARTT'S WORK IN TANZANIA is probably best known through his published writings, especially his great book, The Critical Phase in Tanzania, 1945-1968, and his service as the first vice-chancellor of the University College, Dar es Salaam. But...
Inequality, Leadership, and the Crisis in Zimbabwe
As of 1 July 2002, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, Brock University; author of numerous articles and a book on Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe: The Political Economy of Transformation). My current research, funded by SSHRC, is on corporate social responsibility...
More on Foreign Policy Reviews
DAVID MALONE'S EXCELLENT ARTICLE, 'Foreign policy reviews reconsidered' (International Journal, autumn 2001), raises the question of why these reviews have apparently become rooted in Canadian practice. There have now been foreign policy reviews in each...
Multilateral Institutions and the Poverty Debate: Towards a Global Third Way?
Professor, Department of Political Science, Universite de Montreal. This article is dedicated to Cranford Pratt whose scholarship and activism have helped the author to understand the role of the notions of Left and Right in the study of international...
Palestine/Israel
Peace or apartheidMarwan BisharaLondon: Zed Books; Halifax: Fernwood, 2001, xviii, 142 pp, $24.95, ISBN 1-84277-111-6The Oslo Accords of 1993 were once widely heralded as the beginning of the end of the Arab-Israeli conflict. In reaching the accords,...
Poverty Alleviation and the Revolutionary-Socialist Imperative: Learning from Nyerere's Tanzania
Professor of Political and Social Science, York University, Toronto. This article draws on personal experience during seven years of teaching in and writing about Tanzania (in the 1960s and early 1970s), a familiarity with more recent scholarship on...
Sino-American Relations in 2001: The Difficult Accommodation of Two Great Powers
CONFRONTING THE REALITY OF CHINESE AND AMERICAN POWERThe events of 2001 provide the basis for a fascinating case study of the dynamics of contemporary Sino-American relations. On the one hand, deep conflicts of interest and domestic politics generated...
The UN World Food Programme and the Development of Food Aid
John D. ShawBasingstoke and New York: Palgrave, 2001, xxviii, 302pp, US$75.00, ISBN 0-333-67668-8Shaw has provide a thought-provoking analysis of the key challenges, directions, and phases in the evolution of global food aid programming, with specific...
Towards the Rising Sun
Russian Ideologies of Empire and the Path to War with JapanDavid Schimmelpenninck Van Der OyeDeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001, xv, 329pp,US$40.00, ISBN 0-87580-296-1David Schimmelpenninck's monograph is a welcome addition to the few studies...