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India Beyond Stampede Of Stupidities

India Beyond Stampede Of Stupidities

Santosh Jha | Politics
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Published: Jul 2014
Downloads: 176
Pages: 40

An analytical commentary on how energies of ideas for socio-political changes create a stampede of stupidities, when they are reactive and participants of change fail to observe assimilative perspectives, compromising the sanity of system, which could weed out loads of aggression, chaos and...

How I Became Somewhat Civilized and How Civilization Can Become Somewhat More So

How I Became Somewhat Civilized and How Civilization Can Become Somewhat More So

Evan Bedford | Politics
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Published: Mar 2014
Downloads: 111
Pages: 304

"Civilized". What does it mean at the personal level? What does it mean at the societal level? And at the global level? At the personal level, we all have a pretty good idea of what it means (and Bedford relates his own journey, starting as a pre-schooler with sticky fingers and a growing...


Conducting Track II Peace Making

Conducting Track II Peace Making

Heidi Burgess and Guy Burgess | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 45
Pages: 88

In the conflict resolution realm, “track II” peacemaking or diplomacy has become increasingly common, complementing the more formal track I peacemaking efforts in myriad ways and at various points throughout a peace process. This volume presents track II intervention as a series of steps that...

Media in Fragile Environments

Media in Fragile Environments

Andrew Robertson, Eran Fraenkel, Emrys Schoemaker, | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 48
Pages: 68

The methodology defined in this work helps a media assessment team understand the causes of conflict in a society, identify changes that could reduce that conflict, and create media interventions that help realize those changes.

Vulnerability to Intrastate Conflict

Vulnerability to Intrastate Conflict

Barry B. Hughes, Jonathan D. Moyer, Timothy D. Sis | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 29
Pages: 64

This report, which draws on the International Futures modeling system for its analysis, focuses on vulnerability to conflict. This meta-analysis approach seeks to help those in scholarly and policy environments understand more fully the various quantitative measures on conflict vulnerabilities.


Gender, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

Gender, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

Kimberly Theidon and Kelly Phenicie with Elizabeth | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
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Pages: 56

The field of gender, conflict, and peace building has emerged over recent decades; become institutionalized through policymaking, legal practice, and the development of practitioner models; and been enhanced through academic research.

Talking to Groups That Use Terror

Talking to Groups That Use Terror

Editors Nigel Quinney and A. Heather Coyne | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
Downloads: 49
Pages: 105

This volume poses and attempts to answer a series of basic, but complex, questions regarding engagement of proscribed armed groups (PAGs). This handbook is part of the Peacemaker’s Toolkit series, published by the United States Institute of Peace.

Working with Groups of Friends

Working with Groups of Friends

Teresa Whitfield | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
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Pages: 84

This volume explores how peacemakers can productively work with informal mini coalitions of states or intergovernmental organizations that provide support for resolving conflicts and implementing peace agreements—an innovation often referred to as groups of “Friends.” This handbook is part...


Debriefing Mediators to Learn from Their Experiences

Debriefing Mediators to Learn from Their Experiences

Simon J. A. Mason and Matthias Siegfried | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
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Pages: 58

This handbook enhances the practice of mediation by showing how lessons from individual mediators can be identified and made available both to their organizations and to a wider practitioner audience. It also gives guidance to staff debriefing mediators who are or have been directly involved in...

Timing Mediation Initiatives

Timing Mediation Initiatives

I. William Zartman and Alvaro de Soto | Politics
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Published: Feb 2014
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Pages: 57

A mediation initiative cannot be launched at just any time if it is to succeed. The conflict must be ripe for the initiation of negotiation. Parties resolve their conflict only when forced to do so, or when each party’s efforts to achieve a unilaterally satisfactory result are blocked and the...

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