Post-apartheid South Africa has gone from being a good international citizen to defending a number of authoritarian regimes and obstructing various international initiatives aimed at strengthening the global human rights regime. This article presents this slide as a move from a ‘liberal’ foreign policy to a ‘liberationist’ one and emphasises the external sources of this shift, particularly the influence of the rest of Africa and a rising China.
foreign policy, human rights, international relations, new world order, post-apartheid
African History | International Relations
JORDAAN, Eduard Christiaan.(2010). Fall from Grace: South Africa and the Changing International Order. Politics, 30(S1), 82-90.
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