neocolonialism


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ne·o·co·lo·ni·al·ism

 (nē′ō-kə-lō′nē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The policy or practice of a wealthy or powerful nation in extending its influence into a less developed one, especially in exploiting that nation's resources.

ne′o·co·lo′ni·al adj.
ne′o·co·lo′ni·al·ist n.
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neocolonialism

(ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the modern world) political control by an outside power of a country that is in theory sovereign and independent, esp through the domination of its economy
ˌneocoˈlonial adj
ˌneocoˈlonialist n
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ne•o•co•lo•ni•al•ism

(ˌni oʊ kəˈloʊ ni əˌlɪz əm)

n.
the policy by which a nation exerts political and economic control over a less powerful independent nation or region.
[1960–65]
ne`o•co•lo′ni•al, adj., n.
ne`o•co•lo′ni•al•ist, n., adj.
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neocolonialism

domination of a small or weak country by a large or strong one without the assumption of direct government. — neocolonialist, n., — neocolonial, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neocolonialism - control by a powerful country of its former colonies (or other less developed countries) by economic pressures
colonialism - exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country
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Translations

neocolonialism

[ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm] Nneocolonialismo m
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neocolonialism

[ˌniːəʊkəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzm] nneocolonialismo
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Centering on neocolonialism, the book draws together the transnational turn in American Studies, and the global turn in Cold War literary and cultural studies.
Although neocolonialism was a major political phenomenon in the newly independent countries of Asia, Latin America, and Africa in the decades of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, most politicians and scholars in the West rejected the concept, dismissing it offhandedly as the self-righteous ebullition of nationalist politicians and radical scholars who were confronted with a new age of change that they found uncomfortable, brought about by benevolent westernizers and exacerbated by the realities of independence.
Kwame Nkrumah in Neocolonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism (1965) coined the term neocolonialism, and argued that "In place of colonialism, as the main instrument of imperialism, we have today neo-colonialism.
Our objective is the nationalistic objective of eliminating all vestiges of colonialism or neocolonialism - which indirectly states the fact that as we are liberating ourselves from American neocolonialism, so we do not wish to be under any other power.'
She criticizes the government's policy of joining the EU (and NATO), because Europeanization was a form of neocolonialism, motivated by geopolitical and economic motives, not from altruism.
We have, no doubt, been making some efforts, these past four years, to rid Africa of all vestiges of colonialism and neocolonialism, and of brutal discrimination against our race.
Just a day after 11 Western envoys asked NASA to recognise Uhuru and DP William Ruto as duly elected, Raila responded with fury and accused the ambassadors of neocolonialism.
This textbook uses primary documents and secondary information to highlight the continuities in the experiences of African people, organized into two sections, the first of which addresses the African pre-colonial period, and issues most often associated with institutional slavery, the Civil War, and its aftermath which includes the institutionalization of racism through Jim Crow; African liberation; the formation of the Black Freedom Movement and its goals; neocolonialism; and important considerations and contributions to human rights theory and practice.
Angelique Nixon's primary approach to the relationship between neocolonialism and tourism is through literary and cultural analysis; further, her use of ethnographic methods is a welcome surprise.
In a statement issued Thursday, of which SUNA obtained a copy, the Presidency of the Republic called all African countries still retain membership in ICC to follow Burundi and to collectively withdraw of this unfair court as implementation to AU Summit resolution , as ICC represents a tool of the neocolonialism. The statement said the decision taken by Burundi based on objective counts that the so-called ICC has become a means of pressure and instability in the developing countries and that probes conducted by the court against some leaders were held under pressure from western powers.
Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan are all the victims of neocolonialism. After creating a mess in the Muslim world, the West is blaming Muslims and their religion for the problems.
But Sauper travels the land in a tiny self-built plane to expose neocolonialism's stubborn stranglehold.