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Basic Needs

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Politics.

The basic needs approach grew out of disappointment with policies for economic growth in the Third World, which had left poverty and unemployment largely untouched. Basic needs emphasizes...

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Conflict Resolution: Feminist Perspectives

Simona Sharoni.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Politics and Sexuality. 11637 words.

The academic study of conflict resolution was born as as a critique of mainstream International Relations (IR), which explains why feminist theory and conflict resolution share many things...

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democratic peace

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

The idea that democratic or republican states are more peaceful in their external relations and never (or almost never) fight each other. Modern democratic peace theory (DPT) builds on a...

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The Ethnic, Nationalist, and Religious Roots of Terrorism

Mehmet Sinan Birdal and Josephine Squires.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Ethnic Politics. 12033 words.

Terrorism has been described variously as a tactic and strategy, a crime and a holy duty, as well as a justified reaction to oppression and an inexcusable abomination. Nationalist terrorism...

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Ethnicity and Nationalism in Wars of Secession

Jason Sorens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Ethnic Politics. 11234 words.

For some time, scholars have noticed that ethnic groups that are geographically concentrated or possess a “regional base” tend to become embroiled in anti-state rebellion at a much higher...

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Frank Kellogg

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

(b. Potsdam, New York, 22 Dec. 1856; d. St Paul, Minnesota, 21 Dec. 1937)

US; Secretary of State 1925–9 Kellogg was brought up in Minnesota, where he practised as a lawyer. He was...

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Intelligence in War

John Ferris.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Security Studies. 11038 words.

A large literature has emerged on intelligence and war which integrates the topics and techniques of two disciplines: strategic studies and military history. The literature on intelligence...

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International Organization and Ending Conflicts

Alistair D. Edgar.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; International Relations. 13126 words.

International organization as an idea or an approach to political and social conflict management and resolution—now often referred to under the rubric of “global governance”—has been the...

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International Organizations and Preventing War

Martin S. Edwards and Jonathan M. DiCicco.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

January 2012; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; International Relations. 11552 words.

International organizations (IOs) such as the United Nations play an important role in war prevention. In theory, IOs reduce the risk of war between belligerents by improving communication,...

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Issues in Data Collection

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, Kyle Beardsley and Sara M. T. Polo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Quantitative Political Methodology. 11678 words.

Conflict data sets can shed light on how different ways of measuring conflict (or any other international relations phenomenon) result in different conclusions. Data collection procedures...

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