- There is a growing interest in the influence of growth poles on development in other regions
- The phenomenon itself does not represent anything new
- Since the advent of interactions among nations there have been development consequences for participants
- For much of recent history, these developments were driven by the trio of Europe, US and Japan
- Current resurgence of interests is principally inspired by the emergence of non-traditional actors like Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (so called BRICS) in the driving seats.
- However, much of the extant works adopts a bi-polar framework
- Analysis of a multipolar kind is relatively unpopular
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