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Leashing the Dogs of War : Conflict Management in a Divided World,9781929223961

Leashing the Dogs of War : Conflict Management in a Divided World

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1/1/2007
Publisher(s): United States Inst of Peace Pr
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The definitive volume on the sources of contemporary conflict and the array of possible responses to it.

Table of Contents

Leashing the dogs of warp. 3
International sources of interstate and intrastate warp. 17
New global dangersp. 39
Arms acquisition and violence : are weapons or people the cause of conflict?p. 53
Terrorism and global securityp. 67
The challenge of weak, failing, and collapsed statesp. 83
State making, state breaking, and state failurep. 95
Power, social violence, and civil warsp. 115
Minorities, Nationalists, and Islamists : managing communal conflict in the twenty-first centuryp. 131
Turbulent transitions : why emerging democracies go to warp. 161
Environmental change, security, and conflictp. 177
Economic causes of civil conflict and their implications for policyp. 197
Motivations for conflict: groups and individualsp. 219
Using force for peace in an age of terrorp. 245
Limits on the use of forcep. 265
Yet again : humanitarian intervention and the challenges of "never again"p. 277
Coercive diplomacyp. 299
Expanding global military capacity to save lives with forcep. 319
Economic sanctions and international peace and securityp. 335
The place of grand strategy, statecraft, and power in conflict managementp. 355
A framework for success : international intervention in societies emerging from conflictp. 369
The place of soft power in state-based conflict managementp. 389
The rule of law in conflict managementp. 401
Rethinking the "War on Terror" : new approaches to conflict prevention and management in the post-9/11 worldp. 425
International mediationp. 437
Contemporary conflict resolution applicationsp. 455
The power of nonofficial actors in conflict managementp. 477
The United Nations and conflict management: relevant or irrelevant?p. 497
Successes and challenges in conflict managementp. 521
New roles for regional organizationsp. 535
Capacities and limits of NGOs as Conflict managersp. 553
War and law : the dilemmas of international law and coercive enforcementp. 583
Is democracy the answer?p. 603
Is stability the answer?p. 619
Economic factors in civil wars : policy considerationsp. 631
Sharing sovereignty : new institutions for collapsed and failing statesp. 652
Intervention and the nation-building debatep. 679
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