What or where is the ‘Global South’? A social science perspective

The ‘Global South’ has become a popular meta category in the practice and study of world politics. Exploiting its analytical potential, Sebastian Haug argues, requires explicit engagement with definitions, meanings and the implications of taken-for-granted framings. References to the ‘Global South’ have made it to the centre of debates about world affairs. From climate change activists to diplomats negotiating development … Continued