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Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Dawn Brancati

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Why does political decentralization reduce intrastate conflict more in some countries than in others? Can political institutions be designed to engender peace? If so, how? Addressing these questions, ... More


Conclusion

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter brings together the findings of the three case studies and the statistical analysis, and offers a forward‐looking discussion of how to design political institutions in order to ... More


Introduction

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Why does decentralization reduce ethnic conflict and secessionism more in some countries than in others? This question constitutes the central focus of this book. After presenting the puzzle, the ... More


Decentralization: Fueling the Fire or Dampening the Flames of Intrastate Conflict?

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter elaborates on the argument regarding how the effect of decentralization on intrastate conflict hinges on regional parties. Brancati argues that the negative effects typically associated ... More


Mediation in Intrastate Conflicts

Kyle Beardsley

in The Mediation Dilemma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450037
eISBN:
9780801462610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450037.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the mediation dilemma might play out more strongly in civil wars through a number of illustrative case studies. The case of Rwanda shows that greater vulnerability in ... More


The Political Economy of Intrastate Conflicts

Gilbert M. Khadiagala and Dimpho Motsamai

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Political economy analyses of intrastate conflicts have focused on the links between resource scarcities, distributional inequities, and political marginalization. As well, scholars agree that ... More


The Application of Jus Post Bellum in Non-International Armed Conflicts

Kristen E. Boon

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Jus post bellum’s deep moral and legal associations with the humanitarian tradition have meant that predominant approaches to the concept have tended to focus on international wars and international ... More


Sharpening the Definitions of Indirect Intervention and Proxy War

Tyrone L. Groh

in Proxy War: The Least Bad Option

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608184
eISBN:
9781503608733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608184.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In this chapter, the book proposes four general categories that represent the barriers that lead states to choose indirect intervention: (1) the risk of escalation, (2) a lack of domestic support, ... More


A Preliminary Typology of Wartime Sexual Violence

Sara Meger

in Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190277666
eISBN:
9780190277680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277666.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Building on the conceptual framework offered by this book, this chapter develops a preliminary typology of wartime sexual violence that is based on the politico-economic conditions of war. This ... More


The Presence of the Past

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Creating a meaningful analysis of historical as well as current interpolity relations in Inner and East Asia requires using an entirely different lens than we are accustomed to. By suspending the ... More


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