By Marco Pinfari
This ebook discusses the position of time in peace negotiations and peace methods within the post-Cold conflict interval, making connection with real-world negotiations and utilizing comparative facts.
Deadlines are more and more utilized by mediators to spur deadlocked negotiation approaches, below the idea that mounted points in time are inclined to favour pragmatism. but, little realization is usually paid to the sturdiness of agreements concluded in those stipulations, and examine in experimental psychology means that time strain could have a unfavourable effect on person and collective decision-making via lowering each one side’s skill to house complicated concerns, advanced inter-group dynamics and inter-cultural relations.
This quantity explores this lacuna in present study via a comparative version that comes with sixty eight episodes of negotiation after which, extra intimately, on the subject of 4 instances stories - the Bougainville and Casamance peace approaches, and the Dayton and Camp David proximity talks. The case stories display that during sure stipulations low time strain can effect definitely at the longevity of agreements by means of making attainable potent intra-rebel agreements sooner than legit negotiations, and that point strain works in proximity talks in basic terms whilst utilized to fixing circumscribed deadlocks.
This publication should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of peace techniques, clash answer, negotiation, international relations and diplomacy in general.