Neocolonialism Is Dead: Long Live Neocolonialism

  title={Neocolonialism Is Dead: Long Live Neocolonialism},
  author={Godfrey N. Uzoigwe},
  journal={Journal of Global South Studies},
  pages={59 - 87}
  • G. N. Uzoigwe
  • Published 17 April 2019
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Global South Studies
Abstract:During the 1950s, in what is today called the Global South—to some, a misnomer—a new concept, neocolonialism, was added to the lexicon of political thought. By the decades of the 1960s and 1970s, it had become a controversial political phenomenon. Predictably, most politicians and scholars in the West rejected the concept. By the close of the twentieth century, neocolonialism no longer occupied center stage in nationalist and scholarly discourses about the problems developing nations… 
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