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The politics and economics of Britain's foreign aid : the Pergau Dam affair / Tim Lankester.

By: Lankester, Tim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HC445.5.Z9 E36 2013Publication: London ; New York : Routledge, 2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 194 p. : map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415529525 (hbk.); 0415529522 (hbk.); 0415723027; 9780415723022.Subject(s): Economic assistance, British -- Malaysia -- Case studies | Economic development projects -- Political aspects -- Malaysia -- Case studies | Hydroelectric power plants -- Malaysia -- Kelantan -- Case studies | Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations -- Malaysia | Malaysia -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain
Contents:
Introduction -- British overseas aid -- The Pergau Hydroelectric scheme -- Politicians and bureaucrats -- Dr Mahathir and the politics of Malaysia -- Arms and aid entangled -- Mrs Thatcher's offer -- ODA entrapped -- Crunch time in Whitehall -- Parliament steps in -- Legal challenge -- The media and trouble with Malaysia -- ODA objections: right or wrong? -- A fairish nightmare.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-189) and index.

Introduction -- British overseas aid -- The Pergau Hydroelectric scheme -- Politicians and bureaucrats -- Dr Mahathir and the politics of Malaysia -- Arms and aid entangled -- Mrs Thatcher's offer -- ODA entrapped -- Crunch time in Whitehall -- Parliament steps in -- Legal challenge -- The media and trouble with Malaysia -- ODA objections: right or wrong? -- A fairish nightmare.

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