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Unfaithful Allies: Local Resistance And The Failure Of Statebuilding, Ervin Kallfa
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Unfaithful Allies: Local resistance and the failure of statebuilding in the Western Balkans
Adviser: Professor Susan Woodward
International efforts to build strong and legitimate states in developing societies often present a paradox. In many instances they are undermined by the resistance of very local actors with whom the Union partners up. The form that this resistance takes varies by country. In some instances the domestic partners show open defiance. In other cases they formally conform, while working behind the scene to undermine statebuilding.
My dissertation examines the factors that shape the domestic resistance to statebuilding projects by examining EU statebuilding ...