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Author Gallagher, Julia
Title Britain and Africa under Blair : In Pursuit of the Good State
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011
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Note Intro -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of abbreviations -- Preface -- 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 -- Bibliography -- Index
Critically explores Britain's fascination with 'doing good' in Africa under New Labour, and in particular under the premiership of Tony Blair, and, in so doing, sets out to explain the role of idealisation in international relations
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Link Print version: Gallagher, Julia Britain and Africa under Blair : In Pursuit of the Good State Manchester : Manchester University Press,c2011 9780719085000
Subject Economic assistance, British - Africa - History
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