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Sub-imperialism in crisis? South Africa's government-business-media complex and the geographies of resistance

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This study develops a geographic theory relating to sub-imperial states and resistance to them. The theory is centred on what can be called the government-business-media (GBM) complex, whilst resistance to such states is characterised as counter-imperialist discourses. The theory is applied primarily to South Africa’s (SA’s) interactions with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. The aim is to assess the state of SA’s sub-imperialism and evaluate the claim that this sub...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publication date:
2012-07-05
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:db92e002-d7ae-4bf1-b2a0-cd9029242e1e
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ora:7578

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