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Staying with Conflict

Staying with Conflict

A Strategic Approach to Ongoing Disputes

  • Author: Bernard Mayer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470488874
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 320
  • View: 8579
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Winner of the 2009 CPR Award for Outstanding Book In this groundbreaking book, Bernard Mayer, a pioneer in the field of conflict resolution, offers a new paradigm for dealing with long-term disputes. Mayer explains that when dealing with enduring conflict, mediators and other conflict resolution specialists need to move past the idea of how quickly they can resolve the conflict. Instead, they should focus on how they can help people prepare to engage with an issue over time. Once their attention is directed away from a speedy resolution to a long-term approach, new avenues of intervention become apparent.

Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships

Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships

The Head, Heart and Gut Professional

  • Author: Henry Brown,Neil Dawson,Brenda McHugh
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 135140010X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 248
  • View: 672
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Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships: The Head, Heart and Gut Professional highlights the increasing importance of human relations in professional life. In modern society, all those who work with or provide services to others are increasingly called upon to be not just technical experts, but also ‘head, heart and gut professionals’ – who can work and relate to others with their head, heart, and gut. The book explains and synthesises these elements in an accessible way, based on a sound theoretical perspective combined with practical guidance. The authors address how to manage client expectations; how to deal with risk, uncertainty and imperfection, as well as how to improve communication and interpersonal skills. Attention is also given to the central role of empathy and rapport in professional relationships, while recognising the need for proper professional boundaries. Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships will be a valuable guide for all modern practising and training professionals in a broad range of fields, including mental health, law, social and healthcare, teaching and academia, technology, financial and other services – indeed, for anyone who provides services and has working relationships of any kind.

The Dynamics of Conflict

The Dynamics of Conflict

A Guide to Engagement and Intervention

  • Author: Bernard Mayer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118178246
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 384
  • View: 2232
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Praise for the Second Edition of The Dynamics of Conflict "Mayer once again demonstrates his unique ability to weave theory and practice together with real-world examples—whether about warring nations or a family dispute—to help readers better understand both the fundamentals and nuances involved in working in the conflict arena. The Dynamics of Conflict is a very important read for anyone who works with people in conflict."—Peter Salem, executive director, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts "In his latest book, Mayer explores the theoretical underpinnings of conflict as it relates to cognitive, emotional, and behavioral dimensions. Personal stories and examples provide practical skills in communication and negotiation, including how to deal with power, impasse, and cross-cultural issues. The book is a must-read for conflict resolution professionals and will also be easily understandable to the public at large—a great tool for businesses, parents, governmental agencies, mental health professionals, and educators!"—Nina Meierding, Negotiation and Mediation Training Services; former president, Academy of Family Mediators "Mayer has always provided our field with a dose of common sense, vision, and clarity. With The Dynamics of Conflict we can add cohesion and extraordinary integration. Based on deep experience, these chapters enter our most difficult challenges in ways that offer understanding in the midst of complexity and concrete strategies for response and engagement—a masterful example of approaching conflict with skill and respect. Mayer has gifted us with a book that serves the novice practitioner with guideposts, yet opens ever new and exciting pathways for the seasoned conflict specialist."—John Paul Lederach, professor of international peacebuilding, Joan B. Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame; author, The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace Praise for the First Edition "A rare blend of practical experience and theoretical knowledge. Insightful, useful, and thought provoking. I recommend it!" —William Ury, coauthor, Getting to Yes, and author, The Third Side

The Conflict Paradox

The Conflict Paradox

Seven Dilemmas at the Core of Disputes

  • Author: Bernard Mayer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118852958
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 336
  • View: 4673
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Find the roadmap to the heart of the conflict The Conflict Paradox is a guide to taking conflict to a more productive place. Written by one of the founders of the professional conflict management field and co-published with the American Bar Association, this book outlines seven major dilemmas that conflict practitioners face every day. Readers will find expert guidance toward getting to the heart of the conflict and will be challenged to adopt a new way to think about the choices disputants face,. They will also be offered practical tools and techniques for more successful intervention. Using stories, experiences, and reflective exercises to bring these concepts to life, the author provides actionable advice for overcoming roadblocks to effective conflict work. Disputants and interveners alike are often stymied by what appear to be unacceptable alternatives,. The Conflict Paradox offers a new way of understanding and working with these so that they become not obstacles but opportunities for helping people move through conflict successfully.. Examine the contradictions at the center of almost all conflicts Learn how to bring competition and cooperation, avoidance and engagement, optimism and realism together to make for more power conflict intervention Deal effectively with the tensions between emotions, and logic, principles and compromise, neutrality and advocacy, community and autonomy Discover the tools and techniques that make conflicts less of a hurdle to overcome and more of an opportunity to pursue Conflict is everywhere, and conflict intervention skills are valuable far beyond the professional and legal realms. With insight and creativity, solutions are almost always possible. For conflict interveners and disputants looking for an effective and creative approach to understanding and working with conflict , The Conflict Paradox provides a powerful and important roadmap for conflict intervention.

When Conflict Resolution Fails

When Conflict Resolution Fails

An Alternative to Negotiation and Dialogue: Engaging Radical Disagreement in Intractable Conflicts

  • Author: Oliver Ramsbotham
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0745688020
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 256
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Bringing warring parties to the negotiating table is the aim of any peace process. But what happens when those negotiations falter and conflict resolution fails? Is everything lost or are there prospects for meaningful change in even the most intractable of conflicts? In this insightful book, leading scholar-practitioner in conflict resolution Oliver Ramsbotham explores the phenomenon of radical disagreement as the main impediment to negotiation, problem solving and dialogue between conflict parties. Taking as his focus the long-running and seemingly irresolvable conflict between Israel and Palestine, he shows how what is needed in these circumstances is not less radical disagreement, but more. Only by understanding what is blocking the way and by promoting collective strategic engagement within, across and between the groups involved, can deadlock be transformed. Rich in detail and accessibly written, this book introduces a new and as yet relatively unexplored frontier in conflict studies. Its wider application to other phases, levels and war zones holds out rich promise for extending conflict engagement in some of the worldï¿1⁄2s deadliest and most difficult hot spots.

Das Harvard-Konzept

Das Harvard-Konzept

Die unschlagbare Methode für beste Verhandlungsergebnisse - Erweitert und neu übersetzt

  • Author: Roger Fisher,William Ury,Bruce Patton
  • Publisher: DVA
  • ISBN: 3641234441
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 336
  • View: 3438
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Erweitert und neu übersetzt: mit aktuellen Verhandlungsbeispielen aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum Seit 35 Jahren ist »Das Harvard-Konzept« weltweit das Standardwerk zum Thema Verhandeln. Es hat uns gelehrt, nicht um Positionen zu feilschen, sondern sich auf Interessen zu konzentrieren und zwischen Menschen und Problemen stets zu trennen. So wird es möglich, dass Parteien zum beiderseitigen Vorteil verhandeln und Win-win-Situationen schaffen. Egal ob politische Konflikte, Vertrags- und Gehaltsverhandlungen oder Tarifgespräche – für alle Berufsgruppen hat das Harvard-Konzept die Art und Weise, wie wir verhandeln, Differenzen beilegen und Lösungen finden, für immer verändert. Der Klassiker ist um neue Fallstudien aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum erweitert und liegt jetzt erstmals gänzlich überarbeitet und in einer vollkommen neuen Übersetzung vor.

Erfolgreich verhandeln mit Gefühl und Verstand

Erfolgreich verhandeln mit Gefühl und Verstand

  • Author: Roger Fisher,Daniel Shapiro
  • Publisher: Campus Verlag
  • ISBN: 3593441233
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 304
  • View: 7193
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Verhandeln? Bitte mit Gefühl! Noch immer herrscht der weitverbreitete Irrglaube, Verhandlungen müssten möglichst rational geführt, Emotionen weitestgehend ausgeklammert werden. Roger Fisher (Mitautor des Bestsellers "Das Harvard-Konzept") und Daniel Shapiro (Autor von "Verhandeln. Die neue Erfolgsmethode aus Harvard") zeigen, dass diese Herangehensweise nicht nur impraktikabel, sondern auch wenig Erfolg versprechend ist. Denn der Mensch ist ein emotionales Wesen und egal ob Freude, Wut oder Angst: Gefühle sind fester Bestandteil unseres Denkens und Handelns, die auch in sachlichen Verhandlungen nicht abgeschaltet werden können. Fisher und Shapiro zeigen, dass sich Emotionen sogar positiv auf das Verhandlungsergebnis auswirken: Wer die Bedeutung und Anzeichen der wichtigsten emotionalen Grundbedürfnisse erkennt, kann sie gezielt aktivieren und ansprechen und dadurch den Verhandlungsverlauf positiv beeinflussen.

Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams

Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams

  • Author: Patrick M. Lencioni,Andreas Schieberle
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 3527690352
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 186
  • View: 816
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Nach ihren ersten zwei Wochen als neuer CEO von DecisionTech fragte sich Kathryn Petersen angesichts der dortigen Probleme, ob es wirklich richtig gewesen war, den Job anzunehmen. Sie war eigentlich froh ï¿1⁄2ber die neue Aufgabe gewesen. Doch hatte sie nicht ahnen kï¿1⁄2nnen, dass ihr Team so fï¿1⁄2rchterlich dysfunktional war und die Teammitglieder sie vor eine Herausforderung stellen wï¿1⁄2rden, die sie niemals zuvor so erlebt hatte ... In "Die 5 Dyfunktionen eines Teams" begibt sich Patrick Lencioni in die faszinierende und komplexe Welt von Teams. In seiner Leadership-Fabel folgt der Leser der Geschichte von Kathryn Petersen, die sich mit der ultimativen Fï¿1⁄2hrungskrise konfrontiert sieht: die Einigung eines Teams, das sich in einer solchen Unordnung befindet, dass es den Erfolg und das ï¿1⁄2berleben des gesamten Unternehmens gefï¿1⁄2hrdet. Im Verlauf der Geschichte enthï¿1⁄2llt Lencioni die fï¿1⁄2nf entscheidenden Dysfunktionen, die oft dazu fï¿1⁄2hren, dass Teams scheitern. Er stellt ein Modell und umsetzbare Schritte vor, die zu einem effektiven Team fï¿1⁄2hren und die fï¿1⁄2nf Dysfunktionen beheben. Diese Dysfunktionen sind: - Fehlendes Vertrauen, - Scheu vor Konflikten, - Fehlendes Engagement, - Scheu vor Verantwortung, - Fehlende Ergebnis-Orientierung. Wie in seinen anderen Bï¿1⁄2chern hat Patrick Lencioni eine fesselnde Fabel geschrieben, die eine wichtige Botschaft fï¿1⁄2r alle enthï¿1⁄2lt, die danach streben, auï¿1⁄2ergewï¿1⁄2hnliche Teamleiter und Fï¿1⁄2hrungskrï¿1⁄2fte zu werden.

Arms Out, Palms Open

Arms Out, Palms Open

Conflict, Reconciliation, and Gay Inclusion

  • Author: Daphne Estwick
  • Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0819227595
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 176
  • View: 5303
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In this adaptation of her dissertation, Estwick focuses generally on aspects of contemporary American religion and more particularly on the resolution of conflicts surrounding gay inclusion. Discussions of clerical experiences reconciling social conflicts with personal faith serve to guide individuals struggling with issues that can be painful and contentious, but which can lead ultimately to healing and spiritual growth. Chapter Headings 1 Questioning Clergy 2 Conflict within the Episcopal Church 3 Paths to Conflict Resolution 4 Surrounded by Challenges 5 Resolved to Resolve; How clergy learned 6 Reaching Out to Establish Balance; 7 Walking a Tightrope; Applied learning 8 A Review of the Distance Traveled 9 An Efficient Route 10 Moving Forward; What clergy learned

Mediating Child Custody Disputes

Mediating Child Custody Disputes

A Strategic Approach

  • Author: Donald T. Saposnek
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780787940515
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 416
  • View: 8692
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Effective Mediation Seasoned mediator Donald Saposnek has revised and updated his classic primer which offers the most current information on issues and procedures concerning child custody mediation and includes important updates on new research and laws. Using metaphors drawn from Aikido, Saposnek's compassionate book offers guidance for developing the essential therapeutic skills and mediation techniques that will help solve difficult problems and create cooperation.

Scheidungsfolgen - die Kinder tragen die Last

Scheidungsfolgen - die Kinder tragen die Last

eine Langzeitstudie über 25 Jahre

  • Author: Judith S. Wallerstein,Julia M. Lewis,Sandra Blakeslee
  • Publisher: Beltz Juventa
  • ISBN: 9783779918578
  • Category:
  • Page: 337
  • View: 1815
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Palliative Care E-Book

Palliative Care E-Book

Core Skills and Clinical Competencies

  • Author: Linda L. Emanuel,S. Lawrence Librach
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437735975
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 640
  • View: 6385
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Find out all you need to know about providing high-quality care to patients with serious illnesses from the 2nd edition of Palliative Care: Core Skills and Clinical Competencies. Drs. Linda L. Emanuel and S. Lawrence Librach, leaders in the field, address the clinical, physical, psychological, cultural, and spiritual dimensions that are integral to the care of the whole patient. They give you a broad understanding of the core clinical skills and competencies needed to effectively approach patient assessment, care of special populations, symptom control, ethical issues, and more. Clearly written in a user-friendly, high-yield format, this resource is your ultimate guidebook to the burgeoning practice of palliative medicine. Improve your pain management and symptom management skills with a better understanding of best practices in palliative care. Quickly review specific treatment protocols for both malignant and non-malignant illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, heart failure, renal failure, pulmonary disease, and neurodegenerative disease. Better understand and manage the common and unique challenges associated with delivering palliative care in various social settings, such as the ICU, hospice, and the home; and to diverse populations, such as children, elders, and vulnerable members of society. Expand your knowledge of palliative care issues with new chapters on Veterans, Special Populations, Prognostication, Delirium, Working with Families, Wound Care, Home Care, and Dealing with Economic Hardship. Find the information you need quickly and easily with a templated, high-yield format.

Gefangen am runden Tisch

Gefangen am runden Tisch

Klarheit schaffen, entschlossen verhandeln, Leistung freisetzen

  • Author: George Kohlrieser
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 3527503498
  • Category:
  • Page: 317
  • View: 2414
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Wer Konflikte und schwierige Situationen anpackt und mit der Macht des Dialogs löst, schafft es, das eigene Potenzial und das der Mitarbeiter auszuschöpfen. So kann vermieden werden, dass das Unternehmen, das Team oder die eigene Person an den schwelenden Konflikten zerbricht oder durch die - meist nur in den Köpfen existierende - Ausweglosigkeit dauerhaft gelähmt wird. George Kohlrieser, der sein enormes Wissen nicht nur aus seiner Arbeit als klinischer und als Organisationspsychologe, sondern auch aus seinen Erfolgen als Verhandlungsführer bei Geiselnahmen schöpft, vermittelt dem Leser Schritt für Schritt, wie man selbst immer Herr der Lage bleibt. Anhand von realen Geiselsituationen beschreibt der Autor die Schlüsselfaktoren, die den Leser befähigen, mentale Blockaden zu beseitigen, die uns alle immer wieder zu Gefangenen werden lassen. Führungskräfte erfahren, was sie tun müssen, um eine vertrauensvolle Zusammenarbeit und eine positive, engagierte Einstellung im Team zu erreichen: - Sprechen Sie die Situation klar an. - Bauen Sie echte Beziehungen auf - auch zum "Feind". - Denken Sie niemals wie eine Geisel. - Nutzen Sie die Macht von Dialog und Verhandlung. - Seien Sie selbst eine verlässliche Basis und bilden Sie so Vertrauen. - Verstehen Sie, dass eine Person niemals das Problem ist. - Richten Sie Ihr geistiges Auge auf Erfolg.

Feuer und Zorn

Feuer und Zorn

Im Weißen Haus von Donald Trump

  • Author: Michael Wolff
  • Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
  • ISBN: 364400207X
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 512
  • View: 1848
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Es ist das Enthüllungsbuch, das die Präsidentschaft von Donald Trump erschüttert: Michael Wolffs «Feuer und Zorn» ist ein eindrucksvolles Sittengemälde der amerikanischen Politik unter Trump. Im Mittelpunkt ein Präsident, den seine Mitarbeiter wie ein kleines Kind behandeln, und der umgeben ist von Inkompetenz, Intrigen und Verrat. Der Bestseller-Autor Wolff beschreibt das Chaos, das in den ersten Monaten im Weißen Haus geherrscht hat, er enthüllt, wie nah die Russland-Verbindung an Trump herangerückt ist und wie es zum Rauswurf des FBI-Chefs Comey kam. Und er liefert erstaunliche Details über das Privatleben dieses Präsidenten. Über zweihundert Interviews hat Wolff mit den engsten Mitarbeitern des US-Präsidenten geführt, darunter auch der ehemalige Chef-Berater Stephen Bannon: Noch nie ist es einem Journalisten gelungen, das Geschehen im Weißen Haus so genau nachzuzeichnen. Herausgekommen ist das einzigartige Porträt eines Präsidenten, der selbst nie damit gerechnet hat, die Wahl zu gewinnen. Michael Wolffs Bericht aus dem Weißen Haus unter Trump ist in den USA ein Bestseller: ein aktuelles politisches Buch, das das sich wie ein Königsdrama von Shakespeare liest.

Strategic Urban Health Communication

Strategic Urban Health Communication

  • Author: Charles Okigbo
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461493358
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 225
  • View: 6747
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Strategic Urban Health Communication Charles C. Okigbo, editor People are bombarded with messages continuously and sorting through them constantly. In this milieu, critical ideas about health promotion and illness prevention are forced to compete with distracting, conflicting, even contradictory information. To get vital messages through, communication must be effective, targeted, artful—in a word, strategic. Strategic Urban Health Communication provides a road map for understanding strategy, enhancing strategic planning skills, and implementing strategic communication campaigns. Deftly written chapters link the art and science of strategic planning to world health goals such as reducing health inequities and eradicating diseases. Flexibility is at the heart of these cases, which span developed and developing countries, uses of traditional and digital media, and chronic and acute health challenges. And the contributors ground their dispatches in the larger context of health promotion, giving readers useful examples of thinking globally while working locally. Included in the coverage: Urbanization, population, and health myths: addressing common misconceptions. Integrating HIV/family planning programs: opportunities for strategic communication. The role of sports in strategic health promotion in low-income areas. The Internet as a sex education tool: a case study from Thailand. Advertising and childhood obesity in China. Health communication strategies for sustainable development in a globalized world. Balancing depth of understanding of audiences and methods of reaching them, Strategic Urban Health Communication is a forward-looking resource geared toward professionals and researchers in urban health, global health, and health communication.

The Culture of Prison Violence

The Culture of Prison Violence

  • Author: James Michael Byrne,Faye S. Taxman,Donald Charles Hummer
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 219
  • View: 2105
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The nature and extent of prison violence / James M. Byrne, Don Hummer -- Does what happens in prison stay in prison? : examining the reciprocal relationship between community and prison culture / Jacob I. Stowell, James M. Byrne -- Examining the impact of institutional culture (and culture change) on prison violence and disorder : an evidence-based review / James Byrne, Don Hummer, Faye Taxman -- Legitimacy and imprisonment revisited : some notes on the problem of order ten years after / Richard Sparks -- Why prison culture matters / Alison Liebling -- Performance, domesticity, and disorder : the communicative quality of prison violence / Elaine Crawley, Peter Crawley -- The impact of prison culture on the treatment and control of mentally ill offenders / Arthur J. Lurigio, Jessica Snowden -- A culture of violence in England's prison system : an assessment of causes and solutions / Kimmitt Edgar, Prison Reform Trust -- Prison violence, prison culture, and offender change : new directions for theory, research, and policy / James M. Byrne

Putting Children First

Putting Children First

Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce

  • Author: JoAnne Pedro-Carroll
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781101427385
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 352
  • View: 7050
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An internationally renowned authority on children and divorce reveals the latest research-based strategies for helping children survive and thrive before, during, and long after their parents divorce. The breakup of a family can have an enduring impact on children. But as Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll explains with clarity and compassion in this powerful book, parents can positively alter the immediate and long-term effects of divorce on their children. The key is proven, emotionally intelligent parenting strategies that promote children's emotional health, resilience, and ability to lead satisfying lives. Over the past three decades, Pedro-Carroll has worked with families in transition, conducted research, and developed and directed award- winning, court-endorsed programs that have helped thousands of families navigate divorce and its aftermath. Now she shares practical, research- based advice that helps parents: ?gain a deeper understanding of what their children are experiencing ?develop emotionally intelligent parenting strategies with the critical combination of boundless love and appropriate limits on behavior ?reduce conflict with a former spouse and protect children from conflict's damaging effects ?learn what recent brain research reveals about stress and children's developing capabilities Filled with the voices and drawings of children and the stories of families, Putting Children First delivers a positive vision for a future of hope and healing.

Asian security order

Asian security order

instrumental and normative features

  • Author: Muthiah Alagappa
  • Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: History
  • Page: 628
  • View: 2835
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More than a decade has passed since the end of the Cold War, but Asia still faces serious security challenges. These include the current security environment in the Korean peninsula, across the Taiwan Strait, and over Kashmir, the danger of nuclear and missile proliferation, and the concern with the rising power of China and with American dominance. Indeed, some experts see Asia as a dangerous and unstable place. Alagappa disagrees, maintaining that Asia is a far more stable, predictable, and prosperous region than it was in the postindependence period. This volume also takes account of the changed security environment in Asia since September 11, 2001. Unlike many areas-studies approaches, Alagappa’s work makes a strong case for taking regional politics and security dynamics seriously from both theoretical and empirical approaches. The first part of this volume develops an analytical framework for the study of order; the salience of the different pathways to order is examined in the second part; the third investigates the management of specific security issues; and the final part discusses the nature of security order in Asia.

To Kill Nations

To Kill Nations

American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

  • Author: Edward Kaplan
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • ISBN: 0801455499
  • Category: History
  • Page: 272
  • View: 7662
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Between 1945 and 1950, the United States had a global nuclear monopoly. The A-bomb transformed the nation’s strategic airpower and saw the Air Force displace the Navy at the front line of American defense. In To Kill Nations, Edward Kaplan traces the evolution of American strategic airpower and preparation for nuclear war from this early air-atomic era to a later period (1950–1965) in which the Soviet Union’s atomic capability, accelerated by thermonuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, made American strategic assets vulnerable and gradually undermined air-atomic strategy. The shift to mutually assured destruction (MAD) via general nuclear exchange steadily took precedence in strategic thinking and budget allocations. Soon American nuclear-armed airborne bomber fleets shaped for conventionally defined—if implausible, then impossible—victory were supplanted by missile-based forces designed to survive and punish. The Air Force receded from the forefront of American security policy. Kaplan throws into question both the inevitability and preferability of the strategic doctrine of MAD. He looks at the process by which cultural, institutional, and strategic ideas about MAD took shape and makes insightful use of the comparison between generals who thought they could win a nuclear war and the cold institutional logic of the suicide pact that was MAD. Kaplan also offers a reappraisal of Eisenhower’s nuclear strategy and diplomacy to make a case for the marginal viability of air-atomic military power even in an era of ballistic missiles.

Getting Into Local Power

Getting Into Local Power

The Politics of Ethnic Minorities in British and French Cities

  • Author: Romain Garbaye
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444355546
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 288
  • View: 8620
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This book presents a comparison of the patterns of ethnic minority politics in British and French city politics. A comparison of the participation of ethnic minorities in British and French cities Includes direct comparisons of particular cities Birmingham, Lille and Roubaix Shows how ethnic and cultural diversity translates into political conflict in different political systems Considers styles of political mobilisation of ethnic minorities in the context of urban political systems, as well as the strategies used by party leaders and to manage ethnic diversity in political competition Analyses how ethnic and cultural diversity in urban societies translates into conflictual politics Enhances our understanding of local politics and of the evolution of political representation in industrialised democracies