Resolving International Conflict : Dynamics of Escalation, Continuation and Transformation Paperback / softback
Edited by Isabel (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Bramsen, Poul (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Poder, Ole (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Waever
Part of the Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution series
Resolving International Conflict rethinks the dynamics of conflict escalation and continuation by engaging with research from the wide range of subfields in this area. The book suggests a new framework for understanding conflict as a particular form of situation, interaction and tension.
It shows how conflicts are shaped by varied dynamics relating to emotion, securitization, incentives, digital technology and violence; even attempts at monitoring, resolving or remembering conflicts may end up contributing to their escalation or continuation.
Split into two sections, the first part focuses on the question of why and how conflicts escalate, while the second part analyses the continuation of conflict.
The book features several case studies of conflict escalation and continuation - in Bahrain, Israel-Palestine, South Sudan, Northern Ireland and, most prominently, the case of the Syrian uprising and subsequent civil war.
Throughout the book, and, in particular, in the conclusion, the consequences for conflict transformation are discussed. This work will be of much interest to students of conflict resolution, peace studies, war and conflict studies, security studies and international relations, in general.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 258 pages, 7 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Halftones, black and white; 3 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 23/05/2019
- Category: Peace studies & conflict resolution
- ISBN: 9781138104860