State-building

Recent Scholarly Publications

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New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan

January 2014

New Challenges for Maturing Democracies in Korea and Taiwan takes a creative and comparative view of the new challenges and dynamics confronting these maturing democracies.Numerous works deal with...

Making the Afghan Civil-Military Imbalance Conducive to Democratization

December 2012

In-conflict state building generates unbalanced civil-military relations in the host state due to an inevitable civil-military gap.

Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia

November 2012

This is a magisterial new account of the day-to-day practice of Russian criminal justice in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

August 2011

Why do some countries in the developing world achieve growth with equity, while others do not?

Authoritarian State Building in the Middle East: From Durability to Revolution

February 2011

What accounts for variation in the durability of authoritarian regimes in the post-colonial Middle East?  This working paper presents a new explanation that underscores how the geopolitical...

Refugees in International Relations

December 2010

" Refugees in International Relations shows that strategic and institutional thinking are essential to understand the causes of forced migration, its consequences, and appropriate policy responses....

At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-building in Republican Shanghai

December 2007

To a degree uncommon in among Chinese cities, Republican Shanghai had no center.

Is More Better? Evaluating External-Led State Building After 1989

April 2006

External-led state building is at the forefront of international security governance; it has been called "a growth industry"; and it is, against the backdrop of the US-led intervention in Iraq,...

Putin as a State-Builder

December 2005

If Vladimir Putin were to be asked whether he has been performing as an effective state-builder during the almost five years of his presidency, he would surely reply in the affirmative.

Imperial Designs, Empirical Dilemmas: Why Foreign-Led State Building Fails

June 2005

Proponents of foreign-led state building or shared sovereignty arrangements have exaggerated the ability of powerful states to foster institutions in developing countries.

Neotrusteeship and the Problem of Weak States

April 2004

George W. Bush and his administration came into office with a self-consciously realist orientation in foreign policy.

War in Chechnya as a Paradigm of Russian State-Building Under Putin, The

March 2004

Gail Lapidus writes that the war in Chechnya has played a complex and highly negative role in Russia's political development.

Civil Wars and State-Building in Africa and Eurasia

December 2002

This book compares sub-Saharan Africa and the former Soviet Union, two regions beset by the breakdown of states suffering from extreme official corruption, organized crime extending into warlordism...

Cosmopolitan Cities and Nation States: Open Economies, Urban Dynamics, and Government in East Asia

February 2002

This essay is about the pivotal role cities play in the current pattern of social, cultural, and political change in East Asia.

State-Building and State Breakdown in Russia

December 2001

The book chapter is a revised and updated version of "Asymmetrical Federalism and State Breakdown in Russia," which originally was published in 1999 in Post-Soviet Affairs.

Assymetrical Federalism and Russian State-Building

January 1999

Dr. Lapidus summarizes factors, both domestic and international, pushing for and against regional separatism from the Russian Federation.

Nationalism, Regionalism and Federalism: Dilemmas of State-Building in Post-Communist Russia

December 1994

In this book, distinguished U.S. and Russian scholars analyze the great challenges confronting post-Communist Russia and examine the Yeltsin government's attempts to deal with them.

From Union to Commonwealth: Nationalism and Separatism in the Soviet Republics

December 1992

The dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991 and the emergence of 15 independent states on its territory mark the end not only of the Soviet system itself but also of a centuries-long...

People

ADiaz website Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Dr. Jean C. Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
yff 2013 3281 med Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
Larry Diamond hs Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
krasner Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Dr. Xueguang Zhou Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
sgsb 0644 saumitra jhart web preview Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB Senior Fellow, SIEPR
lapidus Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
rsd19 072 0386a Asfandyar Mir Postdoctoral Fellow
Daly Sarah Zukerman Sarah Z. Daly Affiliate