The Global South

  • A future tri-continental regional bloc
  • Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania
  • A bloc of 145 countries
  • NAM, G77, Bandung Conference
  • Were called the Third World or the Periphery in past
  • Were low income countries
  • Decolonized nations south of the colonial countries
  • Culturally and politically marginalized
  • But now emerging as a separate political and cultural bloc
  • Economies expanding, political clout deepening 
  • A bloc of developing countries – Anti-colonial, anti-hegemonic
  • Led by the rise of China, India, Brazil, and Indonesia

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