As a consequence of its strong economic growth, China is increasing its international investments and its influence in other parts of the world. From the perspective of political ecology, the current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs examines the impact of Chinese investments in natural resources and hydropower on regions rich in resources, such as Africa and Asia.
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Political Ecology of a Rising China
The latest issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs provides insights into Vietnam's strategic positioning in international trade and the relationship between money and violence in the Philippine war on drugs, and more.
Political participation through elections and polls is the focus of the current Journal of Politics in Latin America. The election processes in Brazil and Mexico as well as the failure of the Colombian peace referendum are just a selection of the topics in this issue.
The GIGA journal Africa Spectrum and the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa, are inviting submissions for the third Young African Scholar Award.