Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World by David J. WhittakerConflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World by David J. Whittaker

Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World

byDavid J. WhittakerEditorDavid J. Whittaker

Hardcover | July 27, 1999

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Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary Worldgives a concise, original and multi-faceted introduction to the study of modern conflict situations. Using eight case- studies, from four continents: Yugoslavia, Israel, Northern Ireland, South Africa, El Salvador, Cambodia, Cyprus and Afghanistan, it includes discussion on:
* threatened regional peace and security
* cycles of internal discord, population displacement and violence
* controversy over causes, progress and resolution
* the value of external mediation, enforcement or intervention such as sanctions or "punishments"
* means, timing and permanence of reconciliation.
Title:Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:136 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.6 inPublished:July 27, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:041518326X

ISBN - 13:9780415183260

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Every day, people around the world alter their lives to minimize suffering because of unresolved political or religious conflicts. Why haven’t warring nations been able to reach peaceful settlements? Can external mediation help such countries as Cyprus and Afghanistan find lasting peace? Drawing on eight case studies from various regions around the globe, David J. Whitakker examines the causes and effects of, as well as potential solutions to, violent struggles in Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World.