State-Building or New Modes of Governance? The Effects of International Involvement in Areas of Limited Statehood

Cover: Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood

Cover: Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood

Ulrich Schneckener – 2011

Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, state building has become (again) one of the key tasks for the international community.¹ In contrast to earlier historical periods, state building does not address the establishment of new states, but the shaping and strengthening of the state’s capacities to fulfill basic functions and to respond to the needs of its citizens, be it in the area of internal and external security, the delivery of basic public services, the quality of public administration, or the rule of law. Here, international involvement and interventions by external actors differ to a great extent regarding missions,...

Title
State-Building or New Modes of Governance? The Effects of International Involvement in Areas of Limited Statehood
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Location
New York
Keywords
Research Project C1
Date
2011
Identifier
ISBN 978-0231151207
Appeared in
Risse, Thomas (ed.): Governance without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood, New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 232-261.
Language
eng
Type
Text