INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS JOURNAL “ESTUDOS INTERNACIONAIS”
PONTIFICAL CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MINAS GERAIS
CALL FOR PAPERS, VOLUME 4, NUMBER 1 (2016)
“REALITIES AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES IN SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION AND INTEGRATION PROCESSES IN LATIN AMERICA, FACING THE CHANGE OF THE REGIONAL POLITICAL CYCLE”
Rafael Domínguez Martín (Director of the Professorship of International Cooperation and with Iberoamerica, Department of Economics, University of Cantabria)
Giuseppe Lo Brutto (Researcher- Professor, Institute of Social Science and Humanities “Alfonso Vélez Pliego”, Autonomous University of Puebla)
Background and thematic focus of the dossier:
The change of the political cycle in Latin America and the upsurge of the world economic crisis pose great uncertainties for south-south cooperation (SSC) and the regional integration processes (RIP) in the region. This highly complex dynamic, forces to rethink the strategies, priorities and mechanisms of these two extremes of the intra-regional relations which are SSC and RIP. While the solidarity concept that distinguished both processes it has been cracked, an alignment to traditional cooperation it is produced as well as a return to open regionalism, banishing from many countries the vision of building an alternative system or at least more autonomous in which they were committed.
In this context, this dossier aims to collect a wide variety of topics including the following (non limitative):
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