Fixing Fragile States: A New Paradigm for Development :: Seth D. Kaplan soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
Westport & London: Praeger Security International, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Maps; Tables;
From the cover: Fragile states are a menace. Their lawless environments spread instability across borders, provide havens for terrorists, threaten access to natural resources, and consign millions of people to poverty. But Western attempts to reform these benighted places have rarely made things better. Kaplan argues that to avoid revisiting the carnage and catastrophes seen in places like Iraq, Bosnia, and the Congo, the West needs to rethink its ideas on fragile states and start helping th…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper nicked at the top corner of the upper panel, pleasant else.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XV] 215 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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