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Fragile states : violence and the failure of intervention

Author: Lothar Brock; Hans-Henrik Holm; Georg Sørensen; Michael Stohl
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity, 2012.
Series: War and conflict in the modern world.
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" ... Explores the connections between fragile statehood and violent conflict, and analyses the limitations of outside intervention from international society."--Page 4 of cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lothar Brock; Hans-Henrik Holm; Georg Sørensen; Michael Stohl
ISBN: 9780745649412 0745649416 9780745649429 0745649424
OCLC Number: 743395515
Description: viii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : War and conflict in today's world --
Major characteristics of fragile states --
The formation of fragile states --
Fragile statehood and violent conflict --
Coping with state fragility --
Surprising deviations : fragility escaped --
Conclusion : The fragile state dilemma.
Series Title: War and conflict in the modern world.
Responsibility: Lothar Brock, Hans-Henrik Holm, Georg Sørensen and Michael Stohl.
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" ... Explores the connections between fragile statehood and violent conflict, and analyses the limitations of outside intervention from international society."--Page 4 of cover.

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