Garzarelli, Giampaolo and Thomassen, Bjørn (2006): Is State Building the Road to World Order? Published in: Prometheus , Vol. 24, No. 2 (June 2006): pp. 312-322.
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We summarize Francis Fukuyama’s State Building: Governance and World Order in the Twenty-first Century (London, Profile Books, 2005)and explore the limits of its arguments. State Building is a book with a very wide scope that essentially tries to “ground” and expand the fields of political science and international relations with insights from the New Institutional Economics. We suggest that doubts remain concerning the theoretical framework proposed and that many links between theory and a series of substantive claims are left unarticulated; this raises the possibility that the book’s policy recommendations are unwarranted.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Is State Building the Road to World Order?|
|Keywords:||Democracy, International Political Economy, New Institutional Economics, Political Economy, State building, World Order|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H11 - Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
F - International Economics > F5 - International Relations and International Political Economy > F59 - Other
D - Microeconomics > D0 - General > D02 - Institutions: Design, Formation, and Operations
P - Economic Systems > P4 - Other Economic Systems > P48 - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies
|Depositing User:||Giampaolo Garzarelli|
|Date Deposited:||17. Jul 2008 00:57|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 02:41|
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