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050  4 HC21.M395 2014 
082 0  338.9 
100 1  Mills, Greg 
245 10 Why States Recover :|bChanging Walking Societies into 
       Winning Nations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe 
264  1 London :|bC. Hurst and Company (Publishers) Limited,|c2015
264  4 |c©2014 
300    1 online resource (706 pages) 
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505 0  Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- 
       About the Author -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 
       PART 1: PATHOLOGIES AND THREADS OF FAILURE -- 1 Argentina:
       Living Beyond Means -- Cry for me -- Peronist, pliant and 
       pernicious -- 2 Guinea: A Great Balancing Act -- Realising
       enormous wealth -- The cost of bad politics -- Arriveés de
       junta -- The growth plan -- No mission impossible? -- A 
       long and winding road -- 3 Haiti: 128 Shades of Grey -- 
       Green and brown -- Up and down, black and white -- Rolling
       success next door -- Haiti's aid business -- Bridging the 
       humanitarian-development divide -- The underlying reasons 
       of failure -- 4 Kenya: Off the Rails or Back on Track? -- 
       Another walking society -- The railway metaphor -- On 
       track for Mombasa -- Political not rocket science -- Every
       person a politician -- 5 Nigeria: A Cauldron of 
       Superlatives -- Oil junkies -- Endemic poverty -- Letting 
       the people down -- Richer without oil? -- Never expect 
       power always -- Leadership's second chance: Olusegun 
       Obasanjo -- Failure, but … -- 6 Tunisia: And Other 
       Springs -- At the heart, political and economic freedoms -
       - Spring in their step? -- Avoiding an African Spring -- 7
       Uganda: Kettles, Pots and Land -- Alice in Wonderland -- A
       post-liberation insurgency -- The role of agriculture -- 
       Infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure -- 8 
       Venezuela: An Authoritarian Democratic Playbook -- A brief
       history of elitism -- The Cuban playbook -- The necessity 
       of conflict as a political tool -- The socialist petroleum
       revolution -- Short-termism and patronage -- Good night at
       the mausoleum -- 9 Zimbabwe: Backwards to Beit Bridge? -- 
       What causes economies to get stuck and collapse? -- 
       Elections as war by other means -- Backwards or … 
       forwards to Beit Bridge? -- PART 2: INSTANCES OF 
       INTERVENTION -- 10 Afghanistan: Cycles of War and Aid -- 
       Cycles of war and aid 
505 8  Come the Taliban -- Crouching tiger, hidden dragon, frère 
       ennemi? -- The wrong analysis -- Summarising the 
       transitions -- Déjà vu all over again? -- Similarities -- 
       Differences -- Lessons -- Working on the basics -- 
       Afghanistan's aid lessons for others -- A view from the 
       trenches -- A little extra ammo and a few other things -- 
       A good future outcome -- 11 The Democratic Republic of 
       Congo: The Invisible State -- Systemic governance failure 
       -- Election deficits and myths -- Few innocents -- 12 Iraq
       to Syria: Matching Legitimacy, Strategy and Resources -- 
       The shadow of war -- Winning the war, losing the peace -- 
       Iraq to Syria: Knowing then, knowing now -- Strategy not 
       politics -- Heed the past -- 13 Kosovo: Fifteen Years of 
       Building Peace -- The challenge before Kosovo and the 
       international community -- Shitet: What has intervention 
       achieved? -- Armies of expats -- True grit -- The rule of 
       law link -- Reflecting on intervention -- 14 Liberia: 
       Mission with a Long Tail? -- Some things stay the same -- 
       From war to peace -- Tackling the challenges -- Signs of 
       success or failure? -- Mission with a long tail? -- 15 
       Libya After Regime Change: A Michael Jackson State? -- The
       backdrop -- Challenges and advantages -- Economic rent-
       seeking and redistribution -- Lessons from the 
       international post-conflict campaign -- Not a failed state,
       but … -- 16 Malawi: A Different Sort of Leadership -- A 
       pernicious political economy getting worse? -- Crowding 
       out -- System change -- 17 Sierra Leone: Shrugging off 
       Legacy -- Background -- The UN's involvement and British 
       engagement -- The sequel -- An ongoing process -- Two 
       possible scenarios, good and bad -- Helping countries to 
       help themselves -- More than downsides, shrugging off 
       legacy -- 18 Somalia: The World's 'Most Failed' State -- 
       AMISOM: An African success story in Somalia -- A recent 
       history of collapse 
505 8  The battle for Mogadishu and Black Hawk Down -- Pushing 
       out Al-Shabab -- Parallel politics -- Causes of conflict -
       - The ingrained clan system -- Failed, not entirely broken
       -- Success depends on Somalis -- Changing the incentives -
       - PART 3: ILLUSTRATIONS OF RECOVERY -- 19 Angola: Giving 
       War a Chance -- Peacemaking in the 1990s -- Do no harm -- 
       The UN option -- Political choices -- A short economic 
       history -- Much has changed -- 20 Burkina Faso: The 
       Mobylette African Capital -- The road less travelled -- A 
       regional escape act -- Only up from Upper Volta -- Not 
       everything is rosy -- 21 Burundi and Rwanda: Getting 
       Beyond Tribalism -- Swallowing Burundi's bitter pill of 
       ethnicity -- Burundi's vicious cycle -- The cost of 
       progress -- Rwanda: Hell in a small place -- Might Rwanda 
       have done better? -- The Congo domestication -- Finding a 
       better way? -- 22 Chile to Zambia: Natural Resources - 
       During and After the Rush -- The Kimberley story -- 
       Namibia's forbidden areas -- Botswana's challenge beyond 
       diamonds -- The Chile transformation -- The Zambian 
       comparison -- From big holes to better fortunes -- 23 
       Colombia: Attention to Detail -- A brief history of 
       violence -- The elements of democratic security -- 
       Someone's in charge -- Reflections of the man: Álvaro 
       Uribe -- Back to La Gabarra - and the future -- Breaking 
       the conflict-poverty cycle -- 24 Myanmar: The Roots of 
       Reform -- The backdrop to change -- From colonialism to 
       isolation -- Seeding the Saffron Revolution -- Three 
       signposts for the future -- Teachings -- 25 Singapore: 
       Choices Behind Change -- Outlining contemporary lessons --
       The experience of leadership -- 26 Somaliland: The Power 
       of Local Ownership -- Out and in then out again -- No 
       honey, no swarm -- 27 South Africa: Components for 
       Resolving Conflict -- Mandela's special qualities -- 
       Needing a dance partner -- Three necessary components 
505 8  Avoiding mythology -- 28 Vietnam: No Lack of Excuses -- No
       shortage of devastation -- Using aid well -- Putting 
       people first -- PART 4: PULLING THE THREADS -- 29 The 
       Prior Question: Why Some States Fail -- The drivers of 
       under-performance and failure -- Society and politics -- 
       The Asian authoritarian excuse -- The political economy of
       state failure -- 30 The Fragility 'Industry': Getting Past
       Routine Responses -- Two schools -- The absence of 
       strategy -- A longer-term view -- 31 Confronting 
       Authoritarian Democracy, Managing Identity Politics -- The
       sophistication of authoritarian democrats -- Resisting 
       their rise -- Opposition ownership of the solution -- 
       Managing the politics of liberation and identity -- 32 The
       Quiet Professionals: Aid, Advice and the Art of Recovery -
       - Theories of change -- The nature of the challenge -- The
       conflict-prosperity cycle -- Truck on -- How the aid world
       is changing -- Five steps to more effective aid -- Getting
       under the iceberg -- The search for quiet professionals --
       33 The Private Sector: Melting the Iceberg and the Zen 
       Master -- Stopping fighting -- Cementing stability -- 
       Melting the iceberg -- Undoing illicit networks -- Private
       sector donor alignment -- Moving along the recovery 
       spectrum -- From emergency to transformation - managing 
       elites -- Conclusion: Buy, Hold, Fix -- State failure -- 
       No state at home -- Democratic failure -- Buy, hold, fix -
       - Notes -- Index 
520    First major book to counter "doom and gloom" thesis on 
       state failure and inability of outside parties to put 
       things right, arguing that broken states can be fixed -- 
       and for the long term 
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