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Policymaking and Peace is the third volume of a three-volume set that examines the multidimensional role of policy in the development and promotion of democracy, prosperity, and peace. The Peace volume brings together international contributions on the policy challenges faced by national and multinational bodies to counter violent separatism and encourage the acceptance of an increasingly pluralistic world. The chapters analyze the pivotal role of the United Nations, arms control and international security, mechanisms of internal and international dispute resolution, the growth of international crime, and the development of multinational bodies to promote law and order.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739104613
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/15/2002
Series: Studies in Public Policy Series
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

The late Stuart Nagel was Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois and Secretary-Treasurer of the Policy Studies Organization.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Policy and Peace: Prospects and Prejudices Part 2 The Nature and End of the Cold War Chapter 3 Politics of the 'State' in the Cold War Part 4 The United Nations and World Peace Chapter 5 Reforming the United Nations Security Council: A Decisionmaking Analysis Chapter 6 A UN Rapid Deployment Capability: Exploring an Instrument of Conflict Prevention Part 7 Arms Control and Collective Security Chapter 8 Chinese Perspectives on Multilateralism: Implications for Cooperative Security in Asia Pacific Chapter 9 Participatory Management of the Commons Part 10 Dispute Resolution Chapter 11 Contemporary Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution: The Intertwining Chapter 12 Yugo-Nostalgia, Pragmatism, and Reality: Prospects for Inter-Republic Cooperation Part 13 International Crime Chapter 14 Dunblane and the International Politics of Gun Control Chapter 15 Domination, Quiescence, and War Crimes Chapter 16 The Threat of Terrorist Exploitation of Nuclear Smuggling Part 17 International Law and Order Chapter 18 International Legal Harmonization: Peace, Prosperity, and Democracy? Chapter 19 Lawyers as a Commodity in International Trade Part 20 Peace, Prosperity, and Democracy Chapter 21 Violent Conflict, Security, and Development Chapter 22 Democracy, Diversion, and the News Media Chapter 23 Institutional Constraints, Political Opposition, and Interstate Dispute Escalation: Evidence from Parliamentary Systems, 1946-89

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