State Failure, Collapse & Reconstruction
August 2003, Wiley-Blackwell
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This book situates state failure and state collapse in historical context and explains the structures and forces that have led to state collapse in a number of countries around the world. It also analyses and critiques contemporary interventions and reconstruction efforts in collapsed states.
- Addresses the subject of state failure which has received high-profile attention from both scholars and policy-makers.
- Examines how and why states collapse.
- Analyses and critiques post-conflict reconstruction efforts.
- Has contemporary relevance for developments in places such as East Timor, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Georgia.
- Challenges our assumptions about states and the state system.