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This book provides a comprehensive guide to understanding conflict resolution in today's global world. In the first part, Peter Wallensteen introduces the fields of conflict resolution as they have developed since the end of the Cold War and demonstrates various approaches to conflict analysis and conflict resolution. The core of the book explores three major types of international conflict: inter-state; internal; and state formation conflicts. The final part reviews regional and international approaches to peaceful conflict resolution, notably the UN, discusses the concerns of the major powers in conflict, and outlines pertinent questions for the future.
Understanding Conflict Resolution will be an essential text for all students, teachers and researchers of international and global politics.
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`As one might expect from Peter Wallensteen this is a study distinguished by keen insight and sophisticated analysis. It is imbued with a deep sense of moral seriousness and will be essential reading for all those who wish to deepen their understanding of contemporary conflict' - Andrew Mack, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
`This broad and extremely sensible look at the processes and possibilities of international conflict resolution fills a serious niche in scholarship and policy understanding. It deserves very wide attention.' - Bruce Russett, Yale University
`Understanding Conflict Resolution is a wide-ranging treatise that marries
carefully written case studies to theories of conflict resolution in a way
that illuminates both. Experts will find new insights and students will
benefit from a clear exposition.' - Michael Doyle, Princeton UniversityL'autore:
Peter Wallensteen is Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, since 2012. He held the Dag Hammarskjöld Chair of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (1985–2012). He is also the Richard G. Starmann, Senior Research Professor of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA (since 2006). He directs the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) and the Special Program on International Targeted Sanctions (SPITS). His Understanding Conflict Resolution: War, Peace and the Global System (Sage, earlier edition, available also in an Arabic translation) is used in teaching around the world. His book Peace Research: Theory and Practice (Routledge 2011) demonstrates his range of research interests and has recently been translated into Chinese. Recently he also edited together with Ambassador Anders Bjurner Regional Organizations and Peacemaking: Challengers to the UN? (Routledge 2015). In 2010, he and Isak Svensson published The Go-Between (United States Institute of Peace Press), a study of mediation efforts by the renowned Swedish diplomat Jan Eliasson. Wallensteen has published widely on conflict trends, conflict resolution, mediation, prevention, sanctions and the United Nations.
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Descrizione libro Condizione: New. New. Codice articolo E-0761966676
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