Empire in denial; the politics of state-building.9780745324289
Empire in denial in denial Psychiatry To be in a state of denying the existence or effects of an ego defense mechanism. See Denial. ; the politics of state-building.
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State building is typically understood as directing international expertise toward helping "failed" or "transition" states build "capacity" for dealing with the economic, social, and political problems affecting them and their people. In this examination Chandler (international relations international relations, study of the relations among states and other political and economic units in the international system. Particular areas of study within the field of international relations include diplomacy and diplomatic history, international law, , U. of Westminster, UK) finds that state building can be explained neither in terms of the formal imperialism of invaded sovereignties nor in the informal imperialism of market contractual relations. Instead it must be seen as a new form, "Empire in Denial," in which the shell of sovereignty is maintained while the rights of sovereignty are undermined and a range of external regulatory controls and interventions under the rubric RUBRIC, civil law. The title or inscription of any law or statute, because the copyists formerly drew and painted the title of laws and statutes rubro colore, in red letters. Ayl. Pand. B. 1, t. 8; Diet. do Juris. h.t. of "capacity-building" are used to extend power and domination and simultaneously evade responsibility and accountability for the exercise of power. After sketching out this thesis in broad terms, Chandler focuses on European Union European Union (EU), name given since the ratification (Nov., 1993) of the Treaty of European Union, or Maastricht Treaty, to the
European Community enlargement and external regulation in Bosnia as a case study, focusing in particular on the evasive e·va·sive
1. Inclined or intended to evade: took evasive action.
2. Intentionally vague or ambiguous; equivocal: an evasive statement. policy techniques of anti-corruption strategies and the focus on the rule of law. Distributed in the US by the U. of Michigan Press.
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