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Title State formation in Palestine : viability and governance during a social transformation / edited by Mushtaq Husain Khan with George Giacaman and Inge Amundsen
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 249 pages)
Series RoutledgeCurzon political economy of the Middle East and North Africa series ; 2
Political economy of the Middle East and North Africa ; 2
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: State formation in Palestine; Evaluating the emerging Palestinian state: 'Good governance' versus 'transformation potential'; State formation under the PNA: Potential outcomes and their viability; Israel and the Palestinian economy: Integration or containment?; PNA political institutions and the future of state formation; Monopolies and the PNA; Taxation and state formation in Palestine 1994 2000; Donor assistance, rent-seeking and elite formation; Index
Summary This book examines key questions, and challenges the widely prevalent view that the Palestinian Authority collapsed because of its internal governance failures, its lack of commitment to democracy, and corruption
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nation-state.
Palestinian Arabs -- Economic conditions.
Palestinian Arabs -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Palestinian National Authority.
Form Electronic book
Author Amundsen, Inge.
Juqmān, Jūrj.
Khan, Mushtaq H. (Mushtaq Husain), 1961-
ISBN 0203448251 (ebook)
9780203448250 (ebook)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)