States-Within-States: Incipient Political Entities in the Post—Cold War Era

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Many of the existing juridical states in the Third World remain fragile and prone to collapse. Yet, these conditions have not always given way to anarchy. In some cases, the breakdown of weak and often arbitrary states has given way to more coherent and viable, though not necessarily benevolent, political entities. This book examines the extent to which these sub-units - ' states within states ' - represent alternatives that the international community could look to in a long-term effort to bring stability, security and development to peoples in the Third World.
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PAUL KINGSTON is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies, University of Toronto, Canada.

IAN S. SPEARS is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.
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Springer
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Published on
Apr 16, 2004
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Pages
202
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ISBN
9781403981011
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English
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Political Science / General
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / International Relations / General
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