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Peacemaking in International Conflict Methods and Techniques

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ISBN-10: 1929223668

ISBN-13: 9781929223664

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: I. William Zartman

List price: $35.00
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The methods and techniques of peacemaking whether it is called conflict resolution, management, or transformation have become increasingly sophisticated, particularly in response to the increased complexity of international conflict in the post 9/11 era. This updated and expanded edition of the highly popular volume originally published in 1997 describes the tools and skills of peacemaking that are currently available and critically assesses their usefulness and limitations. The field s preeminent researchers and practitioners, including a United Nations undersecretary-general on the threat and use of force in peacemaking, present not only the more traditional approaches to peacemaking (bargaining and negotiation, third-party mediation, and arbitration and adjudication) but also newer, nonofficial approaches that have attracted considerable attention for their innovativeness (social-psychological approaches, problem-solving workshops, conflict transformation, peace education, and training). Written for all students of peacemaking and foreign policymaking both scholars and practitioners--the chapters in this revised edition of Peacemaking in International Conflict provide cogent analyses and offer practical lessons for a variety of conflict settings, from disarmament and arms-control negotiations to subnational conflicts in the new and emerging states of the post Cold War era: from the challenges for statecraft in addressing transnational political violence and asymmetric threats to international security.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date: 11/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 460
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738

I. William Zartman is Professor (Emeritus) of The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Foreword
Introduction: Toward the Resolution of International Conflicts
Mapping the Field
The Conflict Resolution Field: Origins, Growth, and Differentiation
Social-Psychological Dimensions of International Conflict
Approaches to Peacemaking
Negotiating in the International Context
Mediation in International Conflicts: Theory, Practice, and Developments
Adjudication: International Arbitral Tribunals and Courts
Interactive Conflict Resolution
Religion and Peacebuilding
Education and Training
Addressing Conflict through Education
Dealing with Conflict: The Contributions of Training
Positive and Negative Inducements in Foreign Plolicy
Sanctions and Stability Pacts: The Economic Tools of Peacemaking
The Role of Force in Peacemaking
Conclusion: The Use of Methods and Techniques in a Conflict's Lifespan
About theContributors
Index