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When States Fail:
Causes and Consequences
Edited by Robert I. Rotberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Maps vii
Preface ix
One
The Failure and Collapse of Nation-States: Breakdown, Prevention, and Repair by Robert I. Rotberg 1
PART ONE: THE CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF FAILURE 51
Two
Domestic Anarchy, Security Dilemmas, and Violent Predation: Causes of Failure by Nelson Kasfir 53
Three
The Global-Local Politics of State Decay by Christopher Clapham 77
Four
The Economic Correlates of State Failure: Taxes, Foreign Aid, and Policies by Nicolas van de Walle 94
Five
The Deadly Connection: Paramilitary Bands, Small Arms Diffusion, and State Failure by Michael T. Klare 116
Six
Preventing State Failure by David Carment 135
PART TWO: POST-FAILURE RESUSCITATION OF NATION-STATES 151
Seven
Forming States after Failure by Jens Meierhenrich 153
Eight
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration: Lessons and Liabilities in Reconstruction by Nat J. Colletta, Markus Kostner, and Ingo Wiederhofer 170
Nine
Establishing the Rule of Law by Susan Rose-Ackerman 182
Ten
Building Effective Trust in the Aftermath of Severe Conflict by Jennifer A. Widner 222
Eleven
Civil Society and the Reconstruction of Failed States by Daniel N. Posner 237
Twelve
Restoring Economic Functioning in Failed States by Donald R. Snodgrass 256
Thirteen
Transforming the Institutions of War: Postconflict Elections and the Reconstruction of Failed States by Terrence Lyons 269
Fourteen
Let Them Fail: State Failure in Theory and Practice: Implications for Policy by Jeffrey Herbst 302
Contributors 319
Index 323

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