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Civil War and State Formation

The Political Economy of War and Peace in Liberia

Civil War and State Formation( )
Author: Gerdes, Felix
Series title:Campus Verlag - Micropolitics of Violence Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Campus Verlag GmbH
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $93.00
Book Description:

The scene of two devastating civil wars since 1989, Liberia had widely been considered a failed state until the international professional Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was democratically elected president in 2005. This book investigates the political economy of civil war and democratic peace, arguing that the civil wars did not represent state decay, but exhibited dynamics characteristic of state formation. In the analysis of post-war developments, which emphasizes the intertwining of...
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Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Political Science / World / African
History / Africa / West
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 21.285 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.386 Kilograms

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