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BRICS and Sovereign Internationalism

Sakwa, Richard (2019) BRICS and Sovereign Internationalism. Strategic Analysis, . ISSN 0970-0161. E-ISSN 1754-0054. (doi:10.1080/09700161.2019.1669899) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:77096)

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The article outlines four types of globalism contending for hegemony today. The struggle of what effectively represents different types of international order is one reason why international politics today looks so disordered. The BRICS association is firmly located as part of one of these orders, that of sovereign internationalism, but is challenged by the disruptive implications of the Trumpian mercantilist order. BRICS and its members as a result are drawing closer to the liberal internationalist model. However, this is made more difficult by liberalism’s shift towards some of the Trumpian exclusionary agenda. Despite some inner contradictions, the BRICS is one of the institutional and normative cornerstones of sovereign internationalism.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/09700161.2019.1669899
Uncontrolled keywords: BRICS, international system, Trump, Russia, China
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations > Global Europe Centre
Depositing User: Richard Sakwa
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2019 12:18 UTC
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2019 15:23 UTC
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