This booklet examines key questions and demanding situations the commonly frequent view that the Palestinian Authority collapsed due to its inner governance disasters, its loss of dedication to democracy, and corruption. It argues that the analytical framework of 'good governance' isn't acceptable for assessing nation functionality in constructing nations, and that it really is specifically irrelevant in clash and post-conflict events. as an alternative, another framework is proposed for assessing kingdom functionality in a context of financial and social transformation. this is often then utilized intimately to diverse elements of nation formation in Palestine, exhibiting that the institutional structure organize through the Oslo agreements used to be answerable for a few of the critical mess ups.
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