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 international affairs, and her international coverage and diplomacy, particularly as she offers with significant powers, to that end, France. It emphasizes Cameroon’s fiscal and political relatives with France, her relatives with Francophone Africa, Anglophone Nigeria in the course of the Nigerian Civil warfare 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 family 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 international politics. placed otherwise, as a minor accomplice in her relatives 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 historic starting place of the trendy Cameroonian country, the family context of its international coverage, post-independence politics, and demanding situations linked to nation-building, nationwide independence, household safety, and fiscal improvement, that underlay the country’s global view and guided her overseas habit. This half additionally analyzes Cameroon's financial family members with France concentrating on alternate, investments, and relief, revealing that France ruled the Cameroonian financial 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 reports of serious overseas coverage demanding situations that Cameroon confronted, and the way she reacted to French pursuits and pressure.

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