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Breaking the conflict trap civil war and development policy

Paul. Collier ; World Bank Staff Corporate Author Paul Collier

Washington, DC : World Bank ; New York : Oxford University Press c2003

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  • Title:
    Breaking the conflict trap civil war and development policy
  • Author: Paul. Collier ; World Bank Staff Corporate Author
  • Paul Collier
  • Subjects: Civil war -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries; Civil war -- Social aspects -- Developing countries; Poverty -- Developing countries; Income distribution -- Developing countries; Mortality -- Developing countries; Public health -- Developing countries; Economic development; Developing countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century; Electronic books
  • Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; The Report Team; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Overview; Let Them Fight it Out among Themselves?; What Can We Do about Ancestral Hatreds?; The Conflict Trap; The Rising Global Incidence of Conflict; Nothing Can be Done; Part I - Cry Havoc Why Civil War Matters; Chapter One - Civil War as Development in Reverse; Chapter Two - Let Them Fight it Out among Themselves?; Part II - What Fuels Civil War?; Chapter Three - What Makes a Country Prone to Civil War?; Chapter Four - Why is Civil War so Common?; Part III - Policies for Peace
    Chapter Five - What Works Where?Chapter Six - An Agenda for International Action; Appendix 1 - Methods and Data; Data Set and Model; Data Sources; Appendix 2 - A Selected Bibliography of Studies of Civil War and Rebellion; Economic Factors; Role of Ethnicity and Nationalism; Anatomy of Rebellion; Role of the State; Negotiation and Implementation of Peace; Bibliography; References; Back cover
    Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. Conversely, development can impede civil war. When development succeeds, countries become safer-when development fails, they experience a greater risk of being caught in a conflict trap. Ultimately, civil war is a failure of development.'Breaking the Conflict Trap' identifies the dire consequences that civil war has on the development process and offers three main findings. First, ci
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: c2003
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (348 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-280-08428-6;ISBN9786610084289;ISBN0-8213-8641-7;ISBN0-585-46561-4
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 748540592
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913742509002931

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