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Author: Mark Adams
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: conflict, situations, adaptation, organisational, development
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 1995-12
ISBN-10: 0855983205
ISBN-13: 9780855983208

Illustrated with extracts from case studies on the work of ACORD in Africa, this paper draws together current thinking on the causes and impacts of conflict. It suggests a series of questions which aid organizations working in situations of armed conflict
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Author: Alcira Kreimer
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: reconstruction, conflict, post, herzegovina, bosnia
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0821346814
ISBN-13: 9780821346815

Post-conflict reconstruction is not new to the World Bank. In fact, the Bank's first loan was to the Government of France to rebuild the country after World War II. What is new, is the rapidly increasing number of post-conflict areas, and the enormity and complexity of rebuilding in each case. To better assist post-conflict areas in the future, the Bank is studying past experiences in dealing with post-conflict reconstruction. This volume represents one in a series. The other volumes discuss post-conflict reform in Uganda and El Salvador. The Bosnia and Herzegovina case is unique within the Ba
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Author: David Carment
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: grand, illusion, peace, path, prevention, conflict
Number of Pages: 314
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9280810812
ISBN-13: 9789280810813

This document looks at all aspects of conflict prevention and contributors reflect on how existing mechanisms and instruments for conflict prevention can be properly evaluated and improved. Conflict Prevention evaluates the institutional record on conflict prevention, identifies current trends in conflict prevention practice, and makes recommendations on improving organizational capacity.The first part of the book looks at what is successful conflict prevention? Conflict prevention can be understood as an important but understated element of statecraft and coercive diplomacy, as the physical p
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Author: David A. Hamburg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conflict, deadly, preventing
Number of Pages: 308
Published: 1997-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788170902
ISBN-13: 9780788170904

Analyzes the current state of violent conflict in the world & lays out a system of international conflict prevention. Three observations form the basis of the report: deadly conflict is not inevitable; the need to prevent such conflict is increasingly urgent; & successful prevention is possible. Inspired by the public health model of disease prevention, the report outlines practical measures to prevent deadly conflict that can be used by governments, internat. org's., non-governmental org's., religious leaders & institutions, the media, & business. For dangerous conditions, the report outlines
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Author: John Rudolph Eriksson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: case, evaluation, country, reconstruction, post, conflict, salvador
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0821346830
ISBN-13: 9780821346839

Post-conflict reconstruction is not new to the Bank. In fact, the Bank's first loan was to the Government of France to rebuild the country after World War II. What is new, is the rapidly increasing number of post-conflict areas, and the enormity and complexity of rebuilding in each case. To better assist post-conflict areas in the future, the Bank is studying past experiences in dealing with post-conflict reconstruction. This volume represents the first in a series. The other volumes discuss post-conflict reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Uganda. Although the Bank played a significant role
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conflict, korea, intensity, low, unfinished, war, scenes
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 1991-06
ISBN-10: 0788112082
ISBN-13: 9780788112089

Discusses how South Korean and American forces battled North Korean special operations teams across the Korean peninsula during the Second Korean Conflict. This conflict included small-scale skirmishes along the demilitarized zone, terrorist strikes, the seizure of the USS Pueblo, and several North Korean efforts to foment a viable insurgency. A case study of a successful low-intensity conflict. Illustrated.
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Author: Paul Collier
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: development, policy, war, civil, conflict, trap, breaking
Number of Pages: 239
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0821354817
ISBN-13: 9780821354810

Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. Conversely, development can impede civil war. When development succeeds, countries become safer-when development fails, they experience a greater risk of being caught in a conflict trap. Ultimately, civil war is a failure of development.'Breaking the Conflict Trap' identifies the dire consequences that civil war has on the development process and offers three main findings. First, ci
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