The Global South

  title={The Global South},
  author={Nour Nicole Dados and Raewyn Connell},
  pages={12 - 13}
The phrase “Global South” marks a shift from a focus on development or cultural difference toward an emphasis on geopolitical power relations. Nour Dados and Raewyn Connell demystify and contextualize this term. 

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