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Fragile States.

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The aim of this paper is to help make the concept of 'fragile states' operational for development policy. Consequently, it proposes a working definition of 'fragile' states in the light of existing definitions, suggesting a way of operationalising the definition empirically. It considers how fragility, as defined, relates to other major development approaches to vulnerable societies, with particular emphasis on a human rights (HR) approach, while also discussing horizontal inequalities (HIs) ...

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Volume:
51
Series:
Working Papers
Publication date:
2009-01-05
URN:
uuid:fb74a3ff-c2fd-4302-82af-c9fb6cf98821
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13009
Language:
English

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