Governance and Nationbuilding: The Failure of International Intervention

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Law - 204 pages
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. . . a detailed and well-argued book. . . They provide an excellent historical narrative that explodes the twin myths that nation building is a new phenomenon and that the post-war recovery in Japan and Germany constitutes examples of successful nation b
 

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Contents

1 Nationbuilding and governance
1
2 Empire and influence
14
the donors
27
the host nations
48
5 The system and its objectives
61
6 Evaluation and outcome
95
7 Culture and context
123
8 The constraints on reform
136
9 Conclusions
154
Bibliography
172
Index
189
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Page viii - Give them time; let them be Russians; let them work out their internal problems in their own manner. The ways by which peoples advance toward dignity and enlightenment in government are things that constitute the deepest and most intimate processes of national life. There is nothing less understandable to foreigners, nothing in which foreign interference can do less good.

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