The Newsletter 60 Summer 2012
China is both a global power and a developing country – clearly still finding its way in the international system. Guest editor, Frans-Paul van der Putten, focuses on China’s relations with the African continent and how they diff er from those of other influential actors. The Focus articles identify specific elements of the Chinese way of dealing with political-economic diversity in the developing world; elements which allow China to clearly distinguish itself from the West.
Africa and the Chinese way
From the director
On the causes of socialism's deconstruction. Elitist discourses and people's perceptions in contemporary Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia