Peace, Security, and Conflict Prevention: SIPRI-UNESCO Handbook by Unesco

Peace, Security, and Conflict Prevention: SIPRI-UNESCO Handbook

byUnescoEditorStockholm International Peace Research Institute

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Peace, Security, and Conflict Prevention: SIPRI-UNESCO Handbook is a comprehensive, concise volume on security and conflict prevention in the post-cold war period 1992-96. It is drawn from the results of SIPRI's research and includes chapters on major armed conflicts; armed conflictprevention, management and resolution; world military expenditure, arms production and the arms trade; nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons; the arms control and agreements currently in force and under negotiation; the United Nations Organization; and special studies of regional and subregionalsecurity in Europe and Asia. A detailed chronology lists the major events of 1992-96 related to peace, security, and conflict prevention. The book also includes a useful glossary of terms and acronyms used in the security literature and gives the membership of international organizations concernedwith security issues.

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Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute for research into problems of peace and conflict, especially those of arms control and disarmament. It was established in 1966 to commemorate Sweden's 150 years of unbroken peace. The Institute is financed mainly by the Swedish Parliame...

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Title:Peace, Security, and Conflict Prevention: SIPRI-UNESCO HandbookFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198294352

ISBN - 13:9780198294351

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PrefaceIntroduction: A cooperative security system and a culture of peace1. Major armed conflicts2. Armed conflict prevention, management and resolution3. Military expenditure, arms production and the arms trade4. Weapons of mass destruction5. Arms control6. The United Nations7. Regional and subregional security: Europe and Asia8. Chronology of major events related to peace, security, and conflict prevention, 1992-969. Glossary: terms, acronyms and membership of international organizations