Understanding Conflict Resolution: War, Peace and the Global System
SAGE, 2007 - 311 pages
This thoroughly revised edition of Peter Wallensteen's text provides a comprehensive guide to understanding conflict resolution in the contemporary global environment. Understanding Conflict Resolution draws on recent and classic research from around the world, linking the theory of conflict resolution to in-depth case studies throughout. The first part reviews the development of conflict resolution since the Cold War and demonstrates the various approaches to conflict analysis. The core of the book explores the settlement of three major types of international conflict: inter-state, internal and those arising from state formation. In the final part, regional and international approaches are examined, and questions posed regarding the future of conflict resolution. This new edition has been brought fully up to date with coverage of the ongoing 'war on terror', as well as events in Sudan, Lebanon, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Part Three considers the developments in UN reform and the increasing importance of civil society organizations. Understanding Conflict Resolution remains an essential text for all students, lecturers and researchers of peace and conflict resolution in international relations, global politics and political science.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Understanding Conflict Resolution
Armed Conflicts and Peace Agreements
Approaching Conflict Resolution
Basics of Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution in Civil Wars
Conflict Resolution in State Formation Conflicts
Other editions - View all
accepted action actors Africa agenda agreed analysis approach areas armed conflicts arrangements attention become borders central Chapter civil close Cold complex concern conflict resolution considerable continued cooperation countries created deal demands democracy democratic difficult dynamics early East economic effects element examples existing expected experience forces formation give given global groups human implementation important incompatibility independence initiated instance institutions integration interest interstate conflicts involved Iraq issues leaders leading less major powers matters means measures ment military negotiations operations organizations particular parties peace agreements period political population position possible preventive question regime regional relations remains requires result role Security Council seen settlement shared side situation society solution South Soviet strong suggests Table taken territory tion understanding United victory violence wars
All Book Search results »