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Preventive measures : building risk assessment and crisis early warning systems

Author: John L Davies; Ted Robert Gurr
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of essays examines crisis early warning factors at different levels, in different settings, and judges their effectiveness according to various models. The contributors offer answers and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Davies; Ted Robert Gurr
ISBN: 0847688739 9780847688739 0847688747 9780847688746
OCLC Number: 924873181
Description: xi, 288 s
Contents: Chapter 1 Preventive Measures: An Overview Part 2 Part I: Structural Indicators and Risk Assessment Models Chapter 3 A Risk Assessment Model of Ethnopolitical Rebellion Chapter 4 The State Failure Project: Early Warning Research for U.S. Foreign Policy Planning Chapter 5 Indicator Development: Issues in Forecasting Conflict Escalation Chapter 6 Early Warning Indicators of Forced Migration Part 7 Part II: Dynamic Indicators and Early Warning Models Chapter 8 Early Warning of Humanitarian Crises: Sequential Models and the Role of Accelerators Chapter 9 Dynamic Data for Conflict Early Warning Chapter 10 Cluster Analysis as an Early Warning Technique for the Middle East Chapter 11 Timely Conflict Risk Assessments and the PANDA Project Chapter 12 A Pattern Recognition Approach to Conflict Early Warning Part 13 Part III. Specialized Models and Applications Chapter 14 Early Warning of Environmentally Caused Conflicts Chapter 15 An Expert System for Assessing Vulnerability to Instability Chapter 16 The FUGI Model as a Global Early Warning System for Refugees Chapter 17 Human Rights Abuses and Arms Trafficking in Central Africa Chapter 18 FAST: A Pilot Study for an Early Warning System for the Swiss Foreign Ministry Part 19 Part IV: Public Sector Information and Early Warning Systems Chapter 20 The Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture Chapter 21 USAID's Famine Early Warning System Chapter 22 The Humanitarian Early Warning System: From Concept to Practice Chapter 23 ReliefWeb: An International Information Management Tool Chapter 24 The Role of Early Warning in the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Part 25 Part V. From Early Warning to Early Response Chapter 26 Towards Response-Oriented Early Warning Analysis Chapter 27 Information Sharing and Early Warning Chapter 28 Early Warning: An Action Agenda
Responsibility: edited by John L. Davies and Ted Robert Gurr.

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