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Journeys through conflict : narratives and lessons : a study of the Conflict Early Warning Systems Research Project of the International Social Science Council

Author: Hayward R Alker; Ted Robert Gurr; Kumar Rupesinghe
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of the Conflict Early Warning Systems (CEWS) project of the International Social Science Research Council. It relates the history of the project, presents its approach to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hayward R Alker; Ted Robert Gurr; Kumar Rupesinghe
ISBN: 0742510271 074251028X 9780742510272 9780742510289
OCLC Number: 123145272
Description: xviii, 462 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: The Origins of the CEWS Vision xii --
Part I Building Conflict Early Warning Systems --
1. Challenge of Developing Conflict Early Warning Systems: A Proposal / Hayward R. Alker, Ted Robert Gurr, Kumar Rupesinghe 3 --
2. Double Design of the CEWS Project / Hayward R. Alker, Thomas Schmalberger 32 --
3. Peacemaking and Conflict Transformation in Guatemala / Luis Alberto Padilla 56 --
Part II Comparative Studies of Prevention Successes and Failures --
4. Could Humanitarian Crises Have Been Anticipated in Burundi, Rwanda, and Zaire? A Comparative Study of Anticipatory Indicators / Barbara Harff 81 --
5. Escalatory Dynamics in the Moldova-Dniestr and Chechnya Conflicts / Olga A. Vorkunova 103 --
6. Why Are Some Ethnic Disputes Settled Peacefully, While Others Become Violent? Comparing Slovakia, Macedonia, and Kosovo / Michael S. Lund 128 --
7. A Comparative Analysis of Conflict Resolution in Angola and South Africa / Vasu Gounden, Hussein Solomon 179 --
8. Nonconventional Diplomacy Experiences of NGOs and People's Participation in Selected Peace Processes / Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, Ed Garcia, Kumar Rupesinghe 196 --
9. Domestic and Transnational Strategies for Managing Separatist Conflicts Four Asian Cases / Ted Robert Gurr, Deepa Khosla 240 --
Part III A Prototype Information System for Early Warning Networks --
10. A Comparative Look at Early Warning Indicators: PIOOM, the State Failures Project, and CEWS Cases / Alex P. Schmid 291 --
11. A Synthetic Framework for Extensible Conflict Early Warning Information Systems / Thomas Schmalberger, Hayward R. Alker 318 --
12. Exploring Alternative Conflict Trajectories with the CEWS Explorer / Thomas Schmalberger, Hayward R. Alker 354 --
Part IV Sharing Informational Resources within Global CEW Networks --
13. A Review of Research and Practice in Early Warning and Early Response: Lessons Learned and Policy Issues / Kumar Rupesinghe, David Nyheim, Maha Khan 397.
Responsibility: edited by Hayward R. Alker, Ted Robert Gurr, and Kumar Rupesinghe.

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