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State fragility and international recognition

Lemay-Hébert, Nicolas


This chapter considers how the evolving norms and practices of international recognition relate to the �state fragility� policy agenda. First, the chapter discusses contemporary state failure and state fragility discussion, introducing the �consensual� definition of state fragility and its origins. Second, it directly links the (modern) state fragility discussion with international recognition and statebuilding issues. The chapter shows that the conventional criteria for statehood do not...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Routledge Handbook of State Recognition
DOI: /10.4324/9781351131759-24


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