The Open University's 2008 Annual Lecture by Professor Raphael Kaplinsky explores the impact on China of the rise of the Asian drivers in general, and China in particular - and what implications this has for development strategy and poverty in Africa.
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The 2008 Open University Lecture
Meet Professor Raphael Kaplinsky, the 2008 Open University Lecturer. Read more: Meet Professor Kaplinsky
In the first segment of his lecture, Professor Raphael Kaplinsky explains how growing up in South Africa helped shape... Watch now: OU Lecture 2008: The early years
Asian nations have influenced global prices - and that, warns Professor Kaplinsky - has serious consequences for... Watch now: OU Lecture 2008: Privileged work
Rapid expansion in production, coupled with a massive population, is changing the rules, says Professor Kaplinsky in... Watch now: OU Lecture 2008: China's miracle
In the fifth part of his lecture, Profesor Kaplinsky warns against treating Africa as if it was a homogenous unit. Watch now: OU Lecture 2008: Africa the exporter
Why is China - or any nation - so keen to industrialise, asks Professior Kaplinsky in the fourth part of his lecture Watch now: OU Lecture 2008: China's impact
In the final part of his lecture, Professor Kaplinsky wonders if the world is integrated enough, already. Watch now: OU Lecture 2008: Enough of global integration?