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Spoils of truce : corruption and state-building in postwar Lebanon

Spoils of truce : corruption and state-building in postwar Lebanon

Author: Reinoud Leenders
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In Spoils of Truce, Reinoud Leenders documents the extensive corruption that accompanied the reconstruction of Lebanon after the end of a decade and a half of civil war. With the signing of the Ta'if peace accord in 1989, the rebuilding of the country's shattered physical infrastructure and the establishment of a functioning state apparatus became critical demands. Despite the urgent needs of its citizens, however,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012018067
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reinoud Leenders
ISBN: 0801465877 9780801465871 0801465435 9780801465437
OCLC Number: 961488033
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 275 pages)
Contents: Corruption : a window into the state of postwar Lebanon --
Assessing corruption --
Public institutions and bureaucratic organization --
The political settlement of the Second Republic --
The politics of state-building and corruption --
Corruption and the primacy of politics.
Responsibility: Reinoud Leenders.
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Reinoud Leenders describes the corruption that was intertwined with the rebuilding of Lebanon after the end of its decades' long civil war. -- Cornell University Press  Read more...


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