This book is based on a Special Issue on the same topic, published by Social Sciences journal in
2021-2022. It looks at the conceptual, theoretical and causal/constitutive interaction between state
fragility and conflict as well as between state fragility and lack of human development. It focuses on
the MENA region, paying particular attention to the role of social policies and the political contexts
that underpin them.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasel
ISBN (Electronic)ISBN 978-3-0365-3583-8
ISBN (Print)ISBN 978-3-0365-3584-5
Publication statusPublished - 24 Mar 2022


  • state fragility
  • social protection
  • Conflict
  • developmental grievances

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • General Social Sciences


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