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  Neocolonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neocolonialism is a term used by Marxist as well as non-Marxist groups and individuals to describe operations at the international level during the era when colonial empires, created by the European powers from the 16th to the 19th century, are no longer in existence.
Critics of neocolonialism portray the choice to grant or to refuse granting loans (particularly those financing otherwise unpayable Third World debt), especially by international financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, as a decisive form of control.
Although the concept of neocolonialism was developed by Marxists and is generally employed by the political Left, the rhetoric of neocolonialism is now also employed by some promoters of conspiracy theories, regardless of political views.
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 Neocolonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Neocolonialism is a term used by Marxist and other left-wing individuals and groups to describe the operations of capitalism at the international level in the era since the disappearance of the colonial empires created by the European powers in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Although neocolonialist theory was developed by Marxists, the rhetoric of neocolonialism is also deployed by promoters of conspiracy theories on the extreme right.
A more sophisticated variant of neocolonialist theory suggests the existence of "cultural colonialism," the alleged desire of wealthy nations to control other nations' values and perceptions through cultural means, such as media, language, education and religion, presumably for economic reasons.
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 Neocolonialism - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Neocolonialism is a term used by Marxist as well as non-Marxist groups and individuals to describe operations at the international level during the era when colonial empires, created by the European powers in the 18th and 19th centuries, are no longer in existence.
By contrast, critics of the concept of neocolonialism argue that, while the First World does profit from cheap labour and raw materials in underdeveloped nations, ultimately, it does serve as a positive modernizing force for development in the Third World.
Although the neocolonialist approach was developed by Marxists, the rhetoric of neocolonialism is now also employed by promoters of conspiracy theories on the extreme right.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /neocolonialism.htm   (1302 words)

  
 Neocolonialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Neocolonialism is a term used by Marxist and other left-wing individuals and groups describe the operations of capitalism at the international level in the since the disappearance of the colonial empires created by the European powers in 18th and 19th centuries.
The theory of neocolonialism holds that states to control other states either directly through policy and economic aid or indirectly through multinational corporations that invest in the key industries targeted nations and through international financial agencies the International Monetary Fund which it is said gain control economic policy in exchange for the re-financing old loans.
Although neocolonialist theory was developed by Marxists rhetoric of neocolonialism is also deployed by of conspiracy theories on the extreme right.
www.freeglossary.com /Neocolonialism   (341 words)

  
 The Black Commentator - Neocolonialism and the Cap Anamur Refugees - Issue 104
Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of the post-colonial African state of Ghana noted that neocolonialism is ”the worst form of imperialism.
Neocolonialism seeks the same control afforded by the former system of colonialism through new techniques.
The connections between Africans on the continent and those in the Americas and Europe are readily apparent from a neocolonial perspective.
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 Encyclopedia: Neocolonialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Neocolonialism is a pejorative term used to describe operations at the international level during the ongoing era during which colonial empires, created by the European powers from the 16th to the 19th century, are no longer in existence.
Neocolonialism describes a policy in which both nations and corporations have aimed to control other nations through indirect means; that in lieu of direct military-political control, neocolonialist powers employ economic, financial and trade policies to dominate less powerful countries.
Dependency theory is the body of theories by various intellectuals, both from the Third World and the First World, that propound a worldview which suggests that the wealthy nations of the world need a peripheral group of poorer states in order to remain wealthy.
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 vivamalta.org - Neocolonialism
In this case neocolonialism describes the continued control of former colonies through ruling native elites compliant with neocolonial powers, populations that are exploited for their labour and resources in order to feed an insatiable appetite for finished physical or cultural commodities made by the metropole.
While neocolonialism may be a form of continuing control by a state's previous formal colonial master, these states may also become subjected to imperial power by new actors.
As the ruling elites pay constant deference to the neocolonial masters, the needs of the population are often ignored, leaving issues of living conditions like education, development, and poverty unresolved.
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 Neocolonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They argue that in order to qualify for these loans (as well as other forms of economic aid), weaker nations are forced to take steps favourable (structural adjustments) to the financial interests of the IMF/WB, but detrimental to their own economies, increasing rather than alleviating their poverty.
Denunciations of neocolonialism also became popular with some national independence movements while they were still waging anti-colonial armed struggle.
Their programme is to integrate Africa into a system of economic neo-colonialism...
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 Colorlines Magazine: Race, Action, Culture: Tolerance Arabia: Vijay Prashad unravels the tangled role of Saudi Arabia ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nasser had introduced the world to the doctrine of Pan-Arabism, as he called upon the Arabs to reject neocolonialism and take shelter in a radical socialist agenda that included the use of their resources toward the development of their lands.
The rise and rule of the Saud clan is a showcase of neocolonialism in the region.
"Neocolonialism," Nkrumah wrote, "is fast entrenching itself within the body of Africa today through the consortia and monopoly combinations that are the carpetbaggers of the African revolt against colonialism and the urge for continental unity."
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 ipedia.com: Neocolonialism Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In lieu of direct military-political control, neocolonialism uses indirect methods of monopolizing influence over other, less-powerful nations.
Methods may include a combination of economic and cultural influences that results in de facto control over the targeted nation.
Linguistic control makes educational control easier, since the official language is usually the language used to teach.
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 MediaChannel.org - OP-ED | El Saadawi
Neocolonialism, like colonialism, cannot maximize its profits without exploiting others, and you cannot exploit women and men without deceiving them.
Our NGO in Egypt was closed down by the government in 1991 because we opposed the Gulf War, because we had different views from the government and emphasized the need to oppose the policies of the multinationals and neocolonial powers and because we resisted discrimination between people by class, gender and religion.
The mass media serve as agents of neocolonialism in the South.
www.mediachannel.org /views/oped/neo.shtml   (1884 words)

  
 The Black Commentator - Neocolonialism and the Cap Anamur Refugees - Issue 104   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The German press is still buzzing over the recent jailing and subsequent release of a German ship’s captain by Italian authorities following his rescue of 37 Sudanese refugees in the Mediterranean.
African Americans know colonialism and neocolonialism first hand.
If the Cap Anamur had sailed into Libyan waters and returned the 37 Sudanese refugees to their point of embarkation, this chapter of modern colonialism would be largely unknown.
www.blackcommentator.com /104/104_guest_culver.html   (1437 words)

  
 ParaPundit: Iraq Reconstruction, Neocolonialism, Political Beliefs
But the post-colonial period has run far enough with enough failures of governance in former colonies that can not be attributed to long-gone colonial rulers that the colonial era has begun to seem like a golden age of rule of law for many former colonies.
The bigger problem with most arguments for neocolonialism is that they still do not as yet articulate exactly how failed societies can be transformed.
Suppose that neocolonialism grows in popularity and it becomes possible for Western nations to take over the administration of some failed states for some period of time.
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 nkrumah
The essence of neocolonialism is that the State which is subject to it is, in theory, independent and has all the outward trappings of international
The struggle against neocolonialism is not aimed at excluding the capital of the developed world from operating in less developed countries being
Above all, neocolonialism, like colonialism before it, postpones the facing of the social issues which will have to be faced by the fully developed sector
www.fhsu.edu /history/virtual/nkrumah.htm   (715 words)

  
 Re: "мала мати три сини і всі були русини ..."   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United States’ current foreign policy is viewed a neocolonialism by many third world nations.
Some Russians and West and Central Europeans may view NATO and the European Union overtures toward the former Eastern Bloc as neocolonialism.
Roots of this derogatory and racist Ukrainian labeling are in Mongolian occupation and destruction of Kiyevan Rus.
www.brama.com /survey/messages/24411.html   (947 words)

  
 Marxism message, Re: Neocolonialism and compradorism
Neocolonialism and compradorism, Patrick Bond Tue 07 Mar 2000, 06:37 GMT
Re: Neocolonialism and compradorism, Charles Brown Thu 09 Mar 2000, 20:53 GMT
Re: Neocolonialism and compradorism, Nestor Miguel Gorojovsky Fri 10 Mar 2000, 01:47 GMT
archives.econ.utah.edu /archives/marxism/2000w10/msg00166.htm   (1114 words)

  
 The New World of International Relations Chapter 11 -- Concepts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the parlance of radicals, neocolonialism is the indirect continuation of colonialism by economic means.
Radicals call this neocolonialism, but many poor African countries found they needed continued French help.
In Latin America, one version of neocolonialism is called “dependency”.
cwx.prenhall.com /bookbind/pubbooks/roskin4/chapter11/essay2/deluxe-content.html   (402 words)

  
 Jerre's Thinktank - Writer's Corner - Neocolonialism and the Cap Anamur Refugees
Africans today continue to find themselves segregated in the world as well as within countries of the Diaspora.
The colonized people themselves are to ask for nothing and to be happy with the mere association with the colonizing power.
There has been no clear confirmation of the nationalities of those on board but they originally said they were from Sudan.
www.skog.de /writers/e0409211.htm   (1576 words)

  
 last170sp03outlnmar5.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Neocolonialism derives from the need of country X (e.g.
As the poor mobilize for their rights to own land and cause “trouble” and “chaos,” the US government supports repressive governments in Latin America to quell the unrest so that US economic and trade interests remain unchallenged.
The period 1880-1930 was one of neocolonialism, which was a new form of dependency (i.e.
www2.uiuc.edu /unit/lat/last170sp03outlnmar5.html   (1958 words)

  
 africanfront.com (AUF)
Units of the OEEC later became the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD), the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), the abortive European Defense Community (EDC), and the Council of Europe with the Plan of Strasbourg.
It is false to assume that Neocolonialism (in the form of maintaining control of African dependencies) was not the primary motive in establishing the EEC.
It was not inevitable, and Africa could have been an entirely different place had not the French and German governments built the EU over the graves of Africans.
www.africanfront.com /aueu100.php   (1103 words)

  
 Rajiv Malhotra's Blog - Rajiv Malhotra web blogs, Rajiv Malhotra blogger in India
My first category of neocolonial brown (mem)sahibs is Romila Thapar and her dozens of former history students, who often guard the India and/or Hindu bashing fortresses at many American university departments, but who lack an education in Sanskrit and Indian Classics.
After successfully draining out the massive material and intellectual property, the colonizers finally leave, but a neocolonialism is installed as their control device.
While the agenda of neocolonialism is rarely visible in the grant agreements, everyone experienced in this cottage industry knows what reports are “correct” to produce, in order to keep the foreign funds flowing.
www.sulekha.com /expressions/column.asp?cid=218625   (14738 words)

  
 Al-Ahram Weekly | International | 1955 and all that   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is a skilful and determined enemy and it appears in many guises," the late Indonesian President Sukarno who played host at the Bandung summit told the delegates who converged on the picturesque Javanese city in April 1955.
Sukarno's portrayal of the pitfalls of neocolonialism has an unmistakably contemporary ring to it.
"This is a prescient description of neocolonialism, and would accurately describe the occupation in Iraq and Palestine," the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation (AIPSO) declared at a recently-held Cairo conference in commemoration of the Bandung legacy convened 1-3 March 2005.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2005/733/in1.htm   (1451 words)

  
 Chapter 10: The Triumph of Neocolonialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This provides the background for a discussion of the characteristic economic and political features of that order: monoculture, expansion of the hacienda system, growing foreign control of the resources of the region, and the rise of a new Latin American politics of acquisition.
The remainder of the chapter shows how the rise of the neocolonial order was reflected in the history of Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil from about 1870 to 1914.
Be sure that you are able to identify and explain the historical significance of each of each of these terms from this chapter.
www.ilstu.edu /class/hist127/text/ch10.html   (246 words)

  
 Critical Filipina & Filipino Studies Collective, CFFSC | A Living Archive of the Filipino Struggle: Histories of ...
This project extends the visionary work of The Philippines Reader: A History of Colonialism, Neocolonialism, Dictatorship, and Resistance,edited by D. Schirmer and S. Shalom (1987, South End Press), which offers guidance on how to analyze and understand the history and challenges facing the Filipino people leading up to Marcos’s ouster.
In contrast, the Critical Filipina and Filipino Studies Collective (CFFSC) is compelled to present evidence that the U.S., its political and economic allies, and global capitalist interests dominate in new and more determinal ways the Philippine government, society, and economy than ever before.
As result, this neocolonial domination and the further weakening of the Filipino state have produced conditions forcing Filipino workers and their families to leave the country and search for jobs and security.
www2.sjsu.edu /depts/sociology/living.html   (354 words)

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