Development as state making.


The more we examine the history and current challenges facing the developing world, the more we understand that ‘development is about state making’. The comparative country studies being undertaken at the Crisis States Research Centre aim to understand why some states are more resilient to crises – whether sparked by economic shocks, the influx of refugees or armed rebellion – while others spin into cycles of violence, war and collapse.


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Development as state making.

Published 1 January 2010