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New Labour and the New World Order - Britain''s Role in the War on Terror

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Steven Kettell is an Associate Professor in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. Klappentext The war on terror has shaped and defined the first decade of the twenty-first century! yet analyses of Britain's involvement remain limited and fragmentary. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of these developments. It argues that New Labour's support for a militaristic campaign was driven by a desire to elevate Britain's influence on the world stage! and to assist the United States in a new imperialist project of global reordering. Ostensibly set within a political framework of promoting humanitarian values! the government's conduct in the war on terror also proved to be largely counter-productive! eroding trust between the citizenry and the state! putting the armed forces under increasing strain and ultimately exacerbating the threat from radical Islamic terrorism. This book will be of interest to teachers and scholars of British foreign policy! international relations and security studies. It will also appeal to anyone interested in Britain's role in the war on terror. Zusammenfassung This book provides a comprehensive! detailed and critical examination of Britain's role in the US-led war on terror. -- . Inhaltsverzeichnis PrefaceAcknowledgements1. Introduction2. Old and new3. Barbarians at the gates4. Chaos5. Outside the law6. A road well travelled7. Brown's war8. Elysian fields9. Decline and fallNotesReferencesIndex

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Authors Steven Kettell, KETTELL STEVEN
Publisher Manchester University Press
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 01.05.2011
 
EAN 9780719081361
ISBN 978-0-7190-8136-1
No. of pages 208
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History > Regional and national histories
Social sciences, law, business > Political science > Comparative and international political science

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