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Britain and Africa Under Blair : In pursuit of the good state

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Britain and Africa Under Blair : In pursuit of the good state
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Britain and Africa Under Blair
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In pursuit of the good state
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eng
Summary
Africa was a key focus of Britain's foreign policy under Tony Blair. Military intervention in Sierra Leone, increases in aid and debt relief, and grand initiatives such as the Commission for Africa established the continent as a place in which Britain could 'do good'. Britain and Africa under Blair: in pursuit of the good state critically explores Britain's fascination with Africa. It argues that, under New Labour, Africa represented an area of policy that appeared to transcend politics. Gradually, it came to embody an ideal state activity around which politicians, officials and the wider publ
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non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Britain and Africa Under Blair : In pursuit of the good state
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Britain and Africa Under Blair : In pursuit of the good state
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt155jct4
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
1. New Labour: doing good in Africa -- 2. Ideas of the good and the political -- 3. How the British found utopia in Africa -- 4. The good, the bad and the ambiguous -- 5. Healing the scar? -- 6. Idealisation in Africa -- 7. The good state -- 8. Conclusion
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1 online resource (177 pages)
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online
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9781781702253
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