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Mediation Of Civil Wars

Approaches And Strategies--the Sudan Conflict, 1st Edition

By Hizkias Assefa


248 pages

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As civil wars become forums for international conflicts and ideological rivalries, their containment and resolution is an increasingly important requisite for international peace. This book explores mediation as a means toward resolving such wars. Dr. Assefa argues that the sovereign sensitivities of incumbent governments, the risk of international

Table of Contents

Theory of Mediation -- Introduction -- Preconditions for Successful Mediation of Civil Wars -- Case Study -- The Origins of the Conflict -- The Civil War and Its Development -- Early Mediation Efforts -- The WCC and AACC Mediation -- Theory and Practice -- Analysis of the Conflict Resolution Process -- The Relationship between Mediation Theory and the Sudan Case Study -- Conlcusion -- Epilogue

About the Author

Hizkias Assefa is a consultant in conflict resolution and assistant professor in the Graduate Program of LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, specializing in management and international affairs. He is also coauthor of a forthcoming book entitled Extremist Groups and Conflict ResolutionThe MOVE Crisis in Philadelphia (1987).

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