ISBN-10:
0754676129
ISBN-13:
9780754676126
Pub. Date:
11/01/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Persistent State Weakness in the Global Age / Edition 1

Persistent State Weakness in the Global Age / Edition 1

by Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic, Denisa Kostovicova
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ISBN-13: 9780754676126
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2009
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Denisa Kostovicova, Lecturer in Global Politics, Government Department and Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: state weakening and globalization, Denisa Kostovicova and Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic; Part I Capacity Approaches: Understanding Leviathan's malaise: stateness and the crisis of governability in postcommunist polities, Venelin I. Ganev; Post-Soviet state weakness: legacies of informal networks and troubled transitions, Stacy Closson; Informal institutions of political participation in the Serbian security sector, Timothy Edmunds. Part II Historical Approaches: Afghanistan: the patrimonial trap and the dream of institution-building, Antonio Giustozzi; The durability of weak states in the Middle East, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen; State failure and state building in Russia, 1992-2004, Vadim Volkov. Part III Policy Approaches: Foreign intervention and state reconstruction: Bosnian fragility in comparative perspective, Marie-Joëlle Zahar; State formation and persistent hybridity in Africa: reflections from a development and conflict perspective, Tobias Debiel and Birgit Pech. Part IV Implications: Measuring state failure/weakness: do the Balkan cases fit?, Susan L. Woodward; Democratization, stateness, and the Western response to countries in crisis after 1989, Daniel Lambach; The reconstruction of political authority in a global era, Mary Kaldor; Conclusion: persistent state weakness and issues for research, methodology and policy, Denisa Kostovicova and Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic; Index.

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