Regional Guide to International Conflict and Management from 1945 to 2003

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CQ Press, 23.11.2004 - 400 Seiten

Regional Guide to International Conflict Management from 1945 to 2003 provides global, regional, and specific information on the over 350 international conflicts that have occurred since World War II.

At the heart of the book are comprehensive regional sections, each of which includes:

  • An essay providing regional context and highlighting the interrelation of countries and conflict in that area
  • Summaries of each conflict in the region, arranged chronologically and covering history, circumstances, players, management, and outcome
  • References for further research.

Introductory chapters examine global patterns and trends in international conflict and how conflict is managed, including ethnic conflict and the expanded role of the United Nations. Tables, figures, maps, and a comprehensive index round out this valuable resource.

Regional Guide to International Conflict and Management from 1945 to 2003 gives readers the tools and content necessary for understanding and analyzing international conflict in today's world. Perfect for political science, comparative government/politics, international relations, and world history programs.

 

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Inhalt

The Nature of International Conflict
3
Understanding International Conflict Management
13
International Organizations and Regional Conflicts
34
Regional Conflicts
49
Africa
51
Americas
117
East Asia and the Pacific
153
Southwest Asia
203
Europe
229
Middle East
258
Countries and Their Regions
303
Chronology of Regional Conflicts
306
Organization Factsheets
317
References
335
Index
345
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Über den Autor (2004)

Jacob Bercovitch is professor of international relations and Head of the School of Politics at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace in 2001-2002 and is widely regarded as one of the leading scholars in the field of international conflict management.

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