The Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building

The Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building

by James Dobbins, Seth G. Jones, Keith Crane, Beth Degrasse
     
 

This guidebook is designed as a contribution to future nation-building efforts. It is organized around the components that make up any nation-building mission: planning, military and police contingents, civil administrators, humanitarian and relief efforts, governance, economic stabilization, democratization, and infrastructure development. This guide is intended… See more details below

Overview

This guidebook is designed as a contribution to future nation-building efforts. It is organized around the components that make up any nation-building mission: planning, military and police contingents, civil administrators, humanitarian and relief efforts, governance, economic stabilization, democratization, and infrastructure development. This guide is intended to help practitioners avoid repeating earlier mistakes, help political leaders evaluate the cost and likelihood of success in any proposed operation, and help citizens evaluate their government's consequent performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833039880
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
04/25/2007
Series:
Rand Corporation Monograph Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     iii
Preface     ix
Figures     xiii
Tables     xv
Summary     xvii
Acknowledgments     xxxix
Abbreviations     xli
Preparing for Nation-Building     1
The Military     19
The Police     47
Rule of Law     73
Humanitarian Relief     109
Governance     135
Economic Stabilization     161
Democratization     189
Development     213
Conclusion: The Cost of Nation-Building     255
Bibliography     261
Index     277
About the Authors     283

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