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Nation-building

Stein Rokkan

Nation-building

a review of recent comparative research and a select bibliography of analytical studies

by Stein Rokkan

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared for the International Sociological Association under the auspices of the International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation ; Stein Rokkan - Kirsti Saelen - Joan Warmbrunn.
SeriesCurrent sociology -- 19/3
ContributionsSaelen, Kirsti., Warmbrunn, Joan., International Sociological Association., International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13825293M

I actually enjoyed reading the Acknowledgments section of the book. But combat troops are notoriously unprepared to deal with civil disturbances and police functions, and often make things worse through the heavy-handed use of force. Cheyenne, MT. Supposedly NGOs, with smaller budgets and staffs, could have a greater likelihood of actually reaching the needs of people. Some functions, including the creation of an international police force, fell through the cracks.

It is nearly impossible to put together a fragmented nation if its neighbors try to tear it apart. Flooding the zone with forces would have helped. In addition to changing our thoughts and words, we receive practical tips for putting our hands to the plough and going about building the sort of nation that we want. They make no mention of the US attempt to win hearts and minds in Vietnam. Immanuel Kant's original statement of the hypothesis in his essay on Perpetual Peace in the 17th century argued both for the necessity of republican or representative democracy governments, and for their participation in a league of peace, or federation of free nations.

One possibility, recommended by the Commission on Post-conflict Reconstruction of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, is to appoint a director of reconstruction. In fact he did an amazing job under the circumstances. Many UN programs, as well as NGO efforts, focus on these aspects, and the World Bank has begun to focus on poverty, but to date there seems no effort by the US in either Afghanistan or Iraq to include poverty, unemployment, or inequality in nation-building efforts. Different theories of nation-building emphasize different parts of the arguments. First nations seek to re-build cultural identities as nations in order to challenge their disintegration by others in the creation of their own states.


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The definition centers around the building of democratic processes, but many argue that the use of the military to bring about democracy may be inherently contradictory. Owing in part to the better U. If one of the components of nation-building is to nurture the further development of civil society, how does an outside organization interact with civil society?

Washington, DC. The point driven home by the book is that everyone can do something. In Rumsfeld's view, this split authority tied down U. President Bush agreed to give control to the Pentagon because the idea of a unified command appealed to him.

Part of that history was written by others; the rest will be written by us The Italians did eventually send the carabinieri to Iraq, but they arrived long after the looting had subsided. But although such help would be welcomed by American taxpayers, the international community is no better coordinated for nation-building than the U.

It means development of human rights -- political, civil, economic and social, and the rule of law. Business Plan Development for Economic Sustainability. Another strand of thinking sees nation building as a matter of power relations between citizens and the state. New Approaches The Bush Administration's experience in Iraq does not teach new lessons about nation-building but, rather, reinforces some old ones that have been forgotten.

Indigenous or exogenous actors? Global Nation-Building The chief threats to us and to world order come from weak, collapsed, or failed states.

Pine Ridge, SD. Critics of nation-building point out that outsiders can never build nations, if that means creating or repairing all the cultural, social, and historical ties that bind people together as a nation.

But whether for reasons of human rights or of security, the United States has done a lot of intervening over the past fifteen years, and has taken on roughly one new nation-building commitment every other year since the end of the Cold War.

If an unexpected problem arises, that does not necessarily mean there was a planning failure, because it is not possible to anticipate every contingency. Different versions of nation-building benefit different groups.

The U. Cheyenne, MT. Terminology: nation-building versus state-building[ edit ] Traditionally, there has been some confusion between the use of the term nation-building and that of state-building the terms are sometimes used interchangeably in North America.

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