Nation-Building: A Reference Handbook

Nation-Building: A Reference Handbook

by Cynthia Ann Watson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851095942

ISBN-13: 9781851095940

Pub. Date: 06/29/2004

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Nation-Building: A Reference Handbook offers an in-depth examination of the nation-building process with special focus on the late 20th century to the present. U.S. national security expert Cynthia Watson explores economic, political, and social aspects of nation-building and provides unique insight into hot issues and fundamental concerns.

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Nation-Building: A Reference Handbook offers an in-depth examination of the nation-building process with special focus on the late 20th century to the present. U.S. national security expert Cynthia Watson explores economic, political, and social aspects of nation-building and provides unique insight into hot issues and fundamental concerns.

Presenting nation-building from many perspectives, Watson discusses states such as Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkan countries, and East Timor, among others. She illustrates the challenges of rebuilding a country's infrastructure as well as unanticipated problems. The work provides a thorough treatment of the role that democracy plays in the nation-building process and illuminates the position of the United States juxtaposed with UN peacekeeping efforts. This one-of-a-kind reference work is complete with primary source documents, biographical sketches, and resource suggestions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851095940
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/29/2004
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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