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The Resource Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance, edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur, (electronic resource)

Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance, edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur, (electronic resource)

Label
Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance
Title
Making states work
Title remainder
state failure and the crisis of governance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the wealth of literature on state failure, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the question of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed. This book is a joint project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University and examines the strategies and tactics of international actors, local political elites, and civil society groups to build or rebuild public institutions before they reach the point of failure: to make the state work. It is frequently assumed that the collapse of state structures, whether through defeat by an exter-nal power
Dewey number
320/.01/1
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1948-
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  • Chesterman, Simon
  • Ignatieff, Michael
  • Thakur, Ramesh Chandra
  • International Peace Academy
  • United Nations University
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  • Political stability
  • Legitimacy of governments
  • Social contract
Label
Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance, edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 3.
  • Human rights, power and the state
  • Michael Ignatieff
  • pt. II.
  • Regions
  • 4.
  • The Great Lakes and South Central Asia
  • Andrea Armstrong, Barnett R. Rubin
  • 5.
  • Columbia and the Andean crisis
  • pt. I.
  • Monica Serrano, Paul Kenny
  • 6.
  • The South Pacific
  • --
  • pt. III.
  • Margins
  • 7.
  • Reviving state legitimacy in Pakistan
  • Samina Ahmed
  • 8.
  • Issues
  • Disintegration and reconstitution in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Hazel Smith
  • 9.
  • Afghanistan's weak state and strong society
  • Amin Saikal
  • 1.
  • Policy responses to state failure
  • Sebastian von Einsiedel
  • 2.
  • The legacy of colonialism
  • James Mayall
  • 12.
  • From vulnerability to success: the British withdrawal from Singapore
  • Patricia Shu Ming Tan, Simon S.C. Tay
  • pt. V.
  • Choices
  • 13.
  • Early and "early late" prevention
  • I. William Zartman
  • 14.
  • Making humanitarianism work
  • pt. IV.
  • Thomas G. Weiss, Peter J. Hoffman
  • 15.
  • Transitional justice
  • Alex Boraine
  • 16.
  • Transitional administration, state-building and the United Nations
  • Simon Chesterman
  • 17.
  • Conclusion: the future of state-building
  • Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, Ramesh Thakur
  • Successes
  • 10.
  • Success in Mozambique?
  • Michel Cahen
  • 11.
  • State-building, national leadership and "relative success" in Costa Rica
  • Abelardo Morales-Gamboa, Stephen Baranyi
Control code
ocm65431383
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789280811070
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65431383
Label
Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance, edited by Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"A Project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 3.
  • Human rights, power and the state
  • Michael Ignatieff
  • pt. II.
  • Regions
  • 4.
  • The Great Lakes and South Central Asia
  • Andrea Armstrong, Barnett R. Rubin
  • 5.
  • Columbia and the Andean crisis
  • pt. I.
  • Monica Serrano, Paul Kenny
  • 6.
  • The South Pacific
  • --
  • pt. III.
  • Margins
  • 7.
  • Reviving state legitimacy in Pakistan
  • Samina Ahmed
  • 8.
  • Issues
  • Disintegration and reconstitution in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Hazel Smith
  • 9.
  • Afghanistan's weak state and strong society
  • Amin Saikal
  • 1.
  • Policy responses to state failure
  • Sebastian von Einsiedel
  • 2.
  • The legacy of colonialism
  • James Mayall
  • 12.
  • From vulnerability to success: the British withdrawal from Singapore
  • Patricia Shu Ming Tan, Simon S.C. Tay
  • pt. V.
  • Choices
  • 13.
  • Early and "early late" prevention
  • I. William Zartman
  • 14.
  • Making humanitarianism work
  • pt. IV.
  • Thomas G. Weiss, Peter J. Hoffman
  • 15.
  • Transitional justice
  • Alex Boraine
  • 16.
  • Transitional administration, state-building and the United Nations
  • Simon Chesterman
  • 17.
  • Conclusion: the future of state-building
  • Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, Ramesh Thakur
  • Successes
  • 10.
  • Success in Mozambique?
  • Michel Cahen
  • 11.
  • State-building, national leadership and "relative success" in Costa Rica
  • Abelardo Morales-Gamboa, Stephen Baranyi
Control code
ocm65431383
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789280811070
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65431383

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