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Fragile states : causes, costs, and responses

Author: Wim A Naudé; Amelia U Santos-Paulino; Mark McGillivray; MyiLibrary.; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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Fragile states are often mired in civil conflict. This volume focuses on the relationship between conflict and state stability and illustrates the causes and effects of fragile states on neighbouring countries and the global community.
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Fragile states : causes, costs, and responseson.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2011
(OCoLC)713186756.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wim A Naudé; Amelia U Santos-Paulino; Mark McGillivray; MyiLibrary.; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 9780191619649 . 0191619647
OCLC Number: 770387493
Notes: Title from title screen (Ebrary, viewed on December 6, 2011).
A study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER).
Series from dust jacket.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 213 p.) : ill.
Contents: 1. Fragile States: An Overview ; PART I. CAUSES ; 2. State Fragility: Concept and Measurement ; 3. The Causes and Measurement of State Fragility ; 4. Resources, Conflict, and State Fragility: Iraq and Somalia ; PART II. COSTS ; 5. The Cost of Failing States and the Limits to Sovereignty ; 6. Fragility and Conflict in Palestine: The Costs of the Closures Regime on West Bank and Gaza ; 7. Gender and Ethnicity in Fragile States: The Case of Post-Conflict Kosovo ; PART III. RESPONSES ; 8. Enforcing Peace Agreements in Fragile States through Commitment Technologies ; 9. Aid Allocation and Fragile States ; 10. Enhancing Effective Utilization of Aid in Fragile States
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, and Mark McGillivray.
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