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Nation-Building as Necessary Effort in Fragile States
AuthorGrotenhuis, René Search Wikipedia for René Grotenhuis
PublishedAmsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2016
Description1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (200 p.))
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English
Document typeE-Book
KeywordsNationenbildung Search Wikipedia for Nationenbildung / Friedenskonsolidierung Search Wikipedia for Friedenskonsolidierung
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URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-94257 Persistent Identifier (URN)
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Policies intended to bring stability to fragile states tend to focus almost exclusively on building institutions and systems to get governance right. Simply building the state is often seen as sufficient for making it stable and legitimate. But policies like these René Grotenhuis shows in this book ignore the question of what makes people belong to a nation-state arguing that issues of identity culture and religion are crucial to creating the sense of belonging and social cohesion that a stable nation-state requires
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