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The United States in Africa : Bush policy and beyond

Author: Raymond W Copson
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; Cape Town, South Africa : David Philip ; New York : Distributed in the USA exlusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: African arguments.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though aid has increased and a major AIDS initiative launched, Copson argues that US policy in Africa falls well short of meeting reasonable standards of fairness or justice. Foreign aid is losing its focus on development as political priorities come to the fore; U.S. barriers to African exports remain substantial; and the AIDS program is in danger of flagging due to unilateralism and ideological controversy. An  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Copson, Raymond W.
United States in Africa.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; Cape Town, South Africa : David Philip ; New York : Distributed in the USA exlusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(DLC) 2007014747
(OCoLC)123079394
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond W Copson
ISBN: 9781848131729 1848131720
OCLC Number: 314413711
Notes: "In association with International African Institute, Royal African Society, Social Science Research Council."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 --
Introduction; 2 --
Aid, trade, and development: policy improvements less than advertised; 3 --
AIDS policy: substantial new program weakened by unilateralism and controversy; 4 --
Democracy and human rights: strong rhetoric, few deeds; 5 --
Conflict and peacekeeping: limited efforts, low priorities; 6 --
Threats to security: caution needed in the US response; 7 --
Beyond the Bush administration: toward a fairer and more just Africa policy; Notes; Index.
Series Title: African arguments.
Responsibility: Raymond W. Copson.

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Is the Bush Administration really working to bring about a fairer and more just Africa? This book argues that US policy in Africa falls short of meeting reasonable standards of fairness or justice.  Read more...

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'Ray Copson casts a dispassionate eye on recent U.S. policy toward Africa - on trade, development aid, support for democracy, counter terrorism, and HIV-AIDS - and lays bare the gap between Read more...

 
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