Recommended Readings – Inclusive Narratives
Below is a short selection of publications that we recommend as useful sources of analysis on Inclusive Narratives, one of IFIT’s three main issue areas. To see samples of IFIT’s own major publications on these issue areas, please see our Publications page.
Inclusive Narratives1. Anderson, Benedict R. O’G. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism.
London: Verso, 1991.
Inclusive Narratives2. Bardhan, Pranab. "Decentralization and Development: Dilemmas, Trade-offs and Safeguards."
Lecture, IFPRI Conference on Decentralization, Washington, DC, February 2010. Accessed February 14, 2017.
Inclusive Narratives3. Belloni, R. “Rethinking Nation-Building: The Contradictions of the Wilsonian Approach at Democracy Promotion."
Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations 7 (2007).
Inclusive Narratives4. Bitar, Sergio, and Abraham F. Lowenthal. Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2015.
Inclusive Narratives5. Blagojevic, Bojana. “Peacebuilding in Ethnically Divided Societies”.
Peace Review 19, no. 4 (2007): 555-62.
Inclusive Narratives6. Call, Charles, and Vanessa Wyeth, eds. Building States to Build Peace.
Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008.
Inclusive Narratives7. Carothers, Thomas. “The End of the Transition Paradigm”.
Journal of Democracy 13, no. 1 (2002): 5-21.
Inclusive NarrativesChandler, David, and Timothy Sisk. Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding.
S.l.: Routledge, 2015.
Inclusive Narratives9. Department for International Development. Building Stability Framework.
London: DFID, 2016.
Inclusive Narratives10. Fritz, Verena, and Alina Rocha Menocal. Understanding State-Building from a Political Economy Perspective.
Inclusive Narratives11. Herbst, Jeffrey Ira., Terence McNamee, and Greg Mills. On the Fault Line: Managing Tensions and Divisions within Societies.
London: Profile, 2012.
Inclusive Narratives12. Huntington, Samuel P. Political Order in Changing Societies.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.
Inclusive Narratives13. Kaplan, Seth D. Fixing Fragile States: A New Paradigm for Development.
Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2008.
Inclusive Narratives14. Linz, Juan J., and Alfred C. Stepan. Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America and Post-communist Europe.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Inclusive Narratives15. Lund, Michael S., 2009, 'Conflict Prevention: Theory in Pursuit of Policy and Practice',
The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution, eds., J. Bercovitch, V. Kremenyuk, and I. W. Zartman, SAGE, London, pp. 287-308.
Inclusive Narratives16. Migdal, Joel S. State in Society: Studying How States and Societies Transform and Constitute One Another.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Inclusive Narratives17. "National Dialogue Handbook."
Berghof Foundation. March 16, 2017. Accessed April 06, 2017.
Inclusive Narratives18. North, Douglass C., John Joseph. Wallis, Steven Benjamin Webb, and Barry R. Weingast. In the Shadow of Violence: Politics, Economics, and the Problems of Development.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Inclusive Narratives19. Paris, Roland, and Timothy D. Sisk. The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the Contradictions of Postwar Peace Operations.
London: Routledge, 2009.
Inclusive Narratives20. Sacks, Jonathan. The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society.
London: Continuum, 2009.
Inclusive Narratives21. Schmitter, Philippe C. “Twenty-Five Years, Fifteen Findings."
Journal of Democracy 21.1 (2009): 17-28.
Inclusive Narratives22. Stepan, Alfred, Juan J. Linz, and Yogendra Yadav. "The Rise of "State-Nations".
Journal of Democracy 21, no. 3 (2010): 50-68. doi:10.1353/jod.0.0187.
Inclusive Narratives23. Stewart, Frances. Horizontal Inequalities and Conflict: Understanding Group Violence in Multiethnic Societies.
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Inclusive Narratives24. Stuart, Elizabeth. Making Growth Inclusive: Some Lessons from Countries and The Literature.
Oxford: Oxfam GB, 2011.
Inclusive Narratives25. "World Development Report 2011."
World Bank. 2011.