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Right-sizing the state : the politics of moving borders / edited by Brendan O'Leary, Ian S. Lustick, Thomas Callaghy.

Other Title:
Rightsizing the state
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 429 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Boundaries.
Territory, National.
Contents:
The elements of right-sizing and right-peopling the state / Brendan O'Leary
Thresholds of opportunity and barriers to change in the right-sizing of states / Ian S. Lustick
From reshaping to resizing a failing state? The case of the Congo/Zaïre / Thomas M. Callaghy
Resizing and reshaping the state: India from partition to the present / Gurharpal Singh
The negotiable state: borders and power-struggles in Pakistan / Vali Nasr
Reifying boundaries, fetishizing the nation: Soviet legacies and élite legitimacy in the post-Soviet states / Alexander J. Motyl
Turkey's Kurdish problem: borders, identity, and hegemony / Ümit Cizre
Manufacturing identity and managing Kurds in Iraq / Denise Natali
Indigestible lands? Comparing the fates of western Sahara and East Timor / Stephen Zunes
Right-sizing over the Jordan: the politics of down-sizing borders / Marc Lynch
'Right-sizing' or 'right-shaping'? Politics, ethnicity, and territory in plural states / Oren Yiftachel
Conclusion: right-sizing and the alignment of states and collective identities / Ian S. Lustick.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
O'Leary, Brendan.
Lustick, Ian, 1949-
Callaghy, Thomas M.
ISBN:
0199244901
OCLC:
46732327
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