Balancing Sovereignty and Development in International by Moses K. Tesi

By Moses K. Tesi

Balancing Sovereignty and improvement in foreign Affairs is set Cameroon, a minor strength in global affairs, and her overseas coverage and diplomacy, particularly as she offers with significant powers, as a consequence, France. It emphasizes Cameroon’s financial and political kin with France, her kin with Francophone Africa, Anglophone Nigeria through the Nigerian Civil struggle of 1967–1970, the new button problems with African liberation, and the improvement demanding situations that she faced.
development and sovereignty. It additionally investigates and sheds gentle on a few traditional perspectives approximately Cameroon’s relatives with France—the view that Cameroon is a French puppet. The above questions are investigated in the theoretical framework of dominant-dependent- compliant habit in global politics. positioned in a different way, as a minor associate in her family members with France, used to be Cameroon being unduly exploited to France’s merits or no longer? If no longer, what have been Cameroon’s advantages within the dating? And if this is the case, what have been the advantages to France?
Part one of many ebook discusses the old beginning of the trendy Cameroonian nation, the household context of its international coverage, post-independence politics, and demanding situations linked to nation-building, nationwide independence, household defense, and fiscal improvement, that underlay the country’s international view and guided her foreign habit. This half additionally analyzes Cameroon's financial relatives with France targeting exchange, investments, and reduction, revealing that France ruled the Cameroonian economic system in all 3 sectors, explaining what accounted for such dominance, and what Cameroon attempted to do to relieve the placement. half specializes in case experiences of severe international coverage demanding situations that Cameroon confronted, and the way she reacted to French pursuits and pressure.

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