The IUP Journal of International Relations
Networks of Multilateral Imperialism: The Politics of Foreign Aid and the State of Sub-Saharan Africa

Article Details
Pub. Date : Oct, 2021
Product Name : The IUP Journal of International Relations
Product Type : Article
Product Code : IJIR41021
Author Name : Temitope Peter Ola
Availability : YES
Subject/Domain : Arts & Humanities
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No. of Pages : 10



This is a broad examination of the issue of foreign aid in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), looking at the states of SSA and attempting to understand the international hegemony and power that drives it. The paper focuses specifically on foreign aid as a socioeconomic instrument in the dynamics of (dis)empowerment, subordination, and economic crisis using the debt burden to explain not just the overall challenge of multilateral imperialism but also the nature of impact it has on the states in SSA. The paper concludes by making a case for alternative objectives of international financial institutions for international development.


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