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Britain in Africa - Tom Porteous. African Arguments is a series of short books about Africa today

Britain in Africa - Tom Porteous. Tom Porteous has worked and travelled extensively in Africa as a journalist, UN peacekeeping official and UK diplomat. African Arguments is a series of short books about Africa today. Aimed at the growing number of students and general readers who want to know more about the continent, these books highlight many of the longer-term strategic as well as immediate political issues confronting the African continent. They get to the heart of why Africa is the way it is and how it is changing.

In Britain in Africa, Tom Porteous seeks to answer these and other questions about Britains role in Africa since 1997. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Sold byergodebooks-int (637)98. 1% positive FeedbackContact seller.

In Britain in Africa, Tom Porteous seeks to answer these and other questions about Britain's role in Africa since 1997. This book sets out the balance sheet of what Britain has achieved, and where and why it failed in Africa. A compelling read, whose importance for international politics reaches far beyond Britain or Africa.

Why has Africa become such an important priority for Britain's foreign policy under New Labour? .

Why has Africa become such an important priority for Britain's foreign policy under New Labour? What interests and values is the UK seeking to uphold by intervening? Why has aid to Africa more than tripled over the past decade? How has the UK's involvement in the War on Terror affected its efforts there? In Britain in Africa Tom Porteous seeks to answer these and other questions about Britain's role in Africa since 1997

Bibliographic Details. Title: Britain in Africa (African Arguments). Publisher: Zed Books. In Britain in Africa, Tom Porteous seeks to answer these and other questions about Britain's role in Africa since 1997.

Bibliographic Details. About the Author: Tom Porteous is currently the London Director of Human Rights Watch.

Tom Porteous has worked and travelled extensively in Africa as a journalist, UN peacekeeping official and for .

Tom Porteous has worked and travelled extensively in Africa as a journalist, UN peacekeeping official and for the Foriegn Office. In the 1980s and early 1990s he was a freelance correspondent for the Guardian, the BBC and others, first in Cairo and later in Berlin and Morocco. In the latest in the ‘African Arguments’ series, Tom Porteous provides a succinct and very useful overview of some of the highs and lows of Britain’s Africa policies under the Labour government. The book serves as an excellent overview of the issues involved in trying to design and implement policies in a continent as diverse and afflicted as Africa.

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Why has Africa become such an important priority for Britain's foreign policy? What interests and values is the UK seeking to uphold? Why has aid to Africa more than tripled over the past decade? How has the UK's involvement in the War on Terror affected its efforts there?

In Britain in Africa, Tom Porteous seeks to answer these and other questions about Britain's role in Africa since 1997. He provides an account of the key players, the policies they constructed in the shadow of the war in Iraq and the future of Britain's engagement with the continent.


Britain in Africa (African Arguments) download epub
Humanities
Author: Tom Porteous
ISBN: 1842779753
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Zed Books (June 15, 2008)
Pages: 160 pages