Collapsed States: The Disintegration and Restoration of Legitimate Authority
I. William Zartman
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995 - Political Science - 303 pages
This work uses 11 African case studies in its exploration of the phenomenon of collapsed states. The writers consider the causes of collapse; symptoms and early warning signs; and how the situation was met. They also assess the strengths and weaknesses of various responses, such as UN action.
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