Professor Fukuyama spoke about his book State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century, published by Cornell University Press. In the book, Professor Fukuyama argues that the development of strong state institutions is an integral factor in creating stable states. He says that while there was a time when privatization was seen as one of the most important ingredients for reforming failing states, now the focus is on building up essential government institutions. Professor Fukuyama answered questions from members of the audience following his remarks. close
People in this video
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
- Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for ScholarsWilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars
American Vertigo: Traveling America
Bernard-Henri Levy, French philosopher and author, discussed his book American Vertigo: Traveling America in the…
Our Post-Human Future
Professor Fukuyama discussed his book Our Posthuman Future, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Professor Fukuyama…
Annihilation from Within
Fred Charles Ikle talked about his book Annihilation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to Nations, published by Columbia…
Patriotism and Citizenship
The panelists discussed American patriotism and Mr. Berns' book, Making Patriots, published by University of Chicago…
User Created Clips from This Video