Pádraig Carmody

Pádraig Carmody is an Associate Professor of Geography at Trinity College Dublin and Editor-in-Chief of Geoforum. He is author of The New Scramble for Africa (2011) and a forthcoming book on The Rise of the BRICS in Africa.

Fletcher Forum articles by Pádraig Carmody:


South Africa: The Odd BRIC Out

February 13, 2013 by Pádraig Carmody
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South Africa has recently acceded to one of the most important new global cooperation mechanisms—the BRICS. However, South Africa’s rise in the international system and accession to the BRICS belie its underlying instability, which casts into doubt its status as one of the world’s rising powers.

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