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Title Nation-building [electronic resource] / Michael Logan, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Thomson/Gale, c2007.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 279 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-267) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Is nation-building justified?: Transplanting democratic institutions justifies nation-building / Max Borders -- Transplanting democratic institutions does not justify nation-building / Alan W. Bock -- Nation-building in failed states is justified / Marina Ottoway -- Nation-building in failed states is not justified / Christopher Preble and Jason Logan -- Nation-building with warlords is justified / John C. Hulsman and Alexis Y. Debat -- Nation-building with warlords is not justified / John Chuckman -- Nation-building must confront warlords to be justified / Sarah Sewall -- Ch. 2. Can nation-building combat terrorism?: Nation-building can combat terrorism / Patrick J. Donahoe -- Nation-building cannot combat terrorism / Gary T. Dempsey -- Nation-building can defeat terrorism / Mark Burgess -- Nation-building cannot defeat terrorism, Part I / Ron Paul -- Nation-building cannot defeat terrorism, Part II / Ron Paul -- Ch. 3. Can nation-building in Iraq work?: U.S. nation-building in Iraq won't work / Hendrik Hertzberg -- Iraqi nation-building can reconstruct Iraq / Jason Yossef Ben-Meir -- Destroy the enemy in Iraq, do not nation-build / Ed Marek -- Nation-building will empower Iraqi citizens / Center for Economic and Social Justice -- Nation-building will oppress Iraqi citizens / Thomas Sowell -- Faking nation-building in Iraq / Herbert Docena -- Ch. 4. Can nation-building succeed in the 21st Century?: Nation-building must succeed in the 21st century / Peter Beinart -- Nation building does not need to succeed in the 21st century / Ivan Eland -- Small projects contribute to nation-building / Jason M. Brownlee -- Ethnic diversity prohibits nation-building / Matthew Riemer -- Nation-building is the only hope for failed states / Jeffrey H. Fargo -- Nation-building is not a hope for failed states / James L. Payne -- Public health care is necessary for successful nation-building / Seth G. Jones et al. -- Nation-building fuels civil destruction / Pierre Tristam -- UN nation-building may not last / Robert McMahon.
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Subject Nation-building.
Nation-building -- United States.
Added Author Logan, Michael, 1956-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737738940 (hardcover)
0737738944 (hardcover)
9780737738957 (pbk.)
0737738952 (pbk.)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000919640
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