Collapsed States: The Disintegration and Restoration of Legitimate Authority / Edition 1

Collapsed States: The Disintegration and Restoration of Legitimate Authority / Edition 1

by I. William Zartman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555875602

ISBN-13: 9781555875602

Pub. Date: 04/01/1995

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555875602
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1995
Series:
SAIS African Studies Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction: Posing the Problem of State Collapse1
2Reconstructing the State of Chad15
3State Collapse and Reconstruction in Uganda33
4Rawlings and the Engineering of Legitimacy in Ghana49
5Somalia: A Terrible Beauty Being Born?69
6Liberia: Putting the State Back Together91
7The Heritage of Revolution and the Struggle for Governmental Legitimacy in Mozambique109
8Remaking the Ethiopian State125
9The Collapse of the Socialist State: Angola and the Soviet Union143
10Zaire: Collapsed Society, Surviving State, Future Polity157
11Algeria: Reinstating the State or Instating a Civil Society?171
12South Africa: State Transition and the Management of Collapse191
13State Collapse: The Humanitarian Challenge to the United Nations207
14The Role of Foreign Intervention in African Reconstruction221
15Democratization in Collapsed States235
16Strongmen, State Formation, Collapse, and Reconstruction in Africa251
17Putting Things Back Together267
Bibliography275
About the Contributors291
Index295
About the Book303

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