Grasping the Nettle: Analyzing Cases of Intractable Conflict / Edition 1

Grasping the Nettle: Analyzing Cases of Intractable Conflict / Edition 1

by Chester A. Crocker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1929223609

ISBN-13: 9781929223602

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)

Analyzes the defining characteristics and underlying dynamics of intractable conflicts.  See more details below

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Analyzes the defining characteristics and underlying dynamics of intractable conflicts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929223602
Publisher:
United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
The intractable conflicts experts group
1Introduction : mapping the nettle field3
Understanding intractability
2Comparative studies of long wars33
3Analyzing intractability47
4Nature, dynamics, and phases of intractability65
5Mediation in the most resistant cases99
6Negotiating intractable conflicts : the contributions of unofficial intermediaries123
Cases of intractable conflict
7Can Sudan escape its intractability?161
8Intractability and third-party mediation in the Balkans183
9Angola : the end of an intractable conflict209
10Third parties and intractable conflicts : the case of Colombia231
11The uses of deadlock : intractability in Eurasia269
12Kashmir : fifty years of running in place295
13"Intractable" confrontation on the Korean peninsula : a contribution to regional stability?319
14Intractability and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict343
15Beyond resolution? : the Palestinian-Israeli conflict357
When endless conflicts end
16Conclusion : from intractable to tractable - the outlook and implications for third parties375

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