13. “Failed states”

  • “State-building” and “state failure.”
  • Why do states “fail”?
  • The role of civil society.
  • Implications for international politics.

Required readings:

Additional material:

Fragile states:

https://www.imf.org/en/News/Podcasts/All-Podcasts/2017/11/11/jakkie-cilliers-on-fragile-states