The Resource Africa's World Trade : Informal Economies and Globalization from Below

Africa's World Trade : Informal Economies and Globalization from Below

Label
Africa's World Trade : Informal Economies and Globalization from Below
Title
Africa's World Trade
Title remainder
Informal Economies and Globalization from Below
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A remarkable and original exploration of the impact of how international markets and trade regimes impact the lives of ordinary Africans
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
382.096
Index
index present
LC call number
HF3876.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Africa Now
Label
Africa's World Trade : Informal Economies and Globalization from Below
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Africa Now; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Dedication; Introduction; The complexity of Africa's involvement in global trade; Structure of the book; Methodology; 1 Globalization from above and globalization from below; Globalization; Neoliberalism; Globalization from above; Globalization from below; The creation of Afro-neoliberal capitalism and the elite consensus; Conclusion; 2 Chocolate City (Guangzhou) in China; The origins of Chocolate City in Guangzhou
  • AGOA in historical and contextual perspective4.1 Total exports from AGOA beneficiaries; The AGOA Textile and Apparel Provision; 4.2 African clothing exports to the USA, 2002-10; 4.3 US textile and apparel imports from top AGOA exporters; AGOA factories: the workers are human beings; AGOA's future; A symbiotic relationship between globalization from above and globalization from below and an unimaginable tragedy; Conclusion; Africa's trade regimes; Africa's markets and globalization from below; The future of Africa's world trade; Appendix; A: Trade Act of 2002; B: AGOA Acceleration Act of 2004
  • African trading posts, transnational spaces, and the immigrant community as a bridge to the host communityAfrican traders and the long journey to Chocolate City; The complicated world of African traders in Chocolate City; African trading posts, transnational spaces, and the immigrant community as a bridge to the host community: a critical analysis; African traders: a concluding assessment; What is the future of globalization from below in Guangzhou?; 3 The non-hegemonic world of Africa-China trade; Globalization from below and African market traders
  • C: Miscellaneous Trade and Technical Corrections Act of 2004D: Africa Investment Incentive Act of 2006; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back cover
  • Textiles and clothing: the special case of South AfricaHeadline news: we must stop the Chinese onslaught -- the special case of the Ghanaian steel industry; We destroy counterfeit Chinese goods; Globalization from below and Chinese market traders; The sex trade: prostitutes as commodities to trade in the world of globalization from below; The non-hegemonic world of Africa-China trade: implications for globalization from below and Africa's trade regimes; 4 Humanizing the US African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA): inside apparel and textile factories; A brief overview of US-Africa relations
Control code
ocn892799675
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780323527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
Sound
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892799675
  • pebcs1780323522

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