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Negotiating Peace in Deeply Divided Societies free pdf This first-of-its-kind book approaches peacemaking in a unique way. It makes an innovative application of simulation--as training exercises for peacemaking--and puts readers in the role of key actors during conflict and conflict resolution processes, giving them a nuanced understanding of the risk, opportunity and cost of making peace. These simulations are also aimed at helping would-be negotiators and/or mediators prepare better. The six exercises included in the book are mostly based on actual or potential negotiations in ongoing peace processes. They cover the following aspects of negotiating peace in deeply divided societies: preventing escalation of the conflict (also called conflict management), initiating Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) that pave the way for political resolution, addressing the root causes of conflict, arriving at a comprehensive agreement to end the conflict and post-conflict peace-building. As a set of exercises, the six simulations in this book will be useful for administrators, negotiators and peacekeeping forces. This book will also be an important source of information for students and academics studying Politics, International Relations and Peace Studies.

About Radha Kumar

Radha Kumar is Director of the Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Jamia Millia Islamia University, India and trustee of the Delhi Policy Group. Formerly Senior Fellow in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York (1999-2003), she is currently a member of CSCAP India, and on the board of the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Dr Kumar's books include Making Peace with Partition (Penguin: 2005)- Divide and Fall? Bosnia in the Annals of Partition (Verso: 1997)- and A History of Doing: Movements for Women's Rights and Feminism in India, 1900-1990 (Kali for Women and Verso: 1993). Her articles have been published in Foreign Affairs, the World Policy Journal, the Brown Journal of World Affairs, Feminist Review, Indian Economic and Social History Review, Economic and Political Weekly and Seminar. She is a frequent OpEd contributor to The Indian Express, DNA and other Indian newspapers. She had edited or authored roughly 30 reports, of which the most recent are Delhi Policy Group publications, Frameworks for a Kashmir Settlement (2007, 2006)- Peace-Building: European and Indian Views (2007)- and Peace Agreements and After (2006).

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Author : Radha Kumar
Publisher : SAGE India
Data Published : 04 February 2009
ISBN : 8132102185
EAN : 9788132102182
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 424 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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