Failed States, Governance and Nation-Building: The Case of Afghanistan
Date of Issue2006
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Rebuilding failed states - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - is conventionally taken to fundamentally be an exercise in extending governance. In most cases, this occurs from the capital out; in others, it is argued more effective to create several centres of governance - or 'ink spots' - which will radiate outwards in the rural and urban areas.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 040-06
Nanyang Technological University