WorldCat Identities

Crocker, Chester A.

Overview
Works: 154 works in 415 publications in 1 language and 9,892 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Creator, Interviewee
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Chester A Crocker
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Chester A Crocker
Managing global chaos : sources of and responses to international conflict( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herding cats : multiparty mediation in a complex world( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrious cast of practitioners describes their personal experiences in working to bring peace in significant conflicts across four continents. In each of the two dozen cases examined in this volume, mediation was a multiparty effort, involving a range of actors - individuals, states, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations - working simultaneously or sequentially. The editors have framed the volume with discussions that link the practitioner cases to the scholarly literature on mediation, thereby situating the case studies in terms of theory while also drawing lessons for both scholars and practitioners that can help guide future endeavors. Main contents : Part I : Multiparty mediation : concepts, issues, strategies, and actors Part II : Conflict prevention and management Part III : Ending violent conflict : the road to settlement Part IV : Settlement and implementation Part V : Conclusion
Leashing the dogs of war : conflict management in a divided world by Fen Osler Hampson( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turbulent peace : the challenges of managing international conflict( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text explores the sources of contemporary conflict and the many possible responses to it. The authors - 50 analysts of international affairs - present multiple perspectives on how best to prevent, manage or resolve conflicts around the world
African conflict resolution : the U.S. role in peacemaking( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taming intractable conflicts : mediation in the hardest cases by Chester A Crocker( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors of this volume argue that intractable conflicts are not impervious to effective mediation - if the mediator knows what to do and when to do it. Written from the mediator's point of view, Taming Intractable Conflicts lays out the steps involved in tackling the most stubborn of conflicts. It first puts mediation in a larger context, exploring why mediators choose or decline to become involved, what happens when they get involved for the wrong reasons, and the impact of the mediator's institutional and political environment. It then discusses best mediation tradecraft at different stages: at the beginning of the engagement, when the going gets very rough, during the settlement negotiations, and in the postsettlement implementation stage."--Jacket
South Africa into the 1980s( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grasping the nettle : analyzing cases of intractable conflict by Chester A Crocker( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first part of this volume identifies and analyzes the defining characteristics and underlying dynamics of intractable conflicts. The second part turns the spotlight on no fewer than eight current cases, in each instance chronicling the conflict's evolution, evaluating the internal and external factors that have conspired to prevent a settlement and assessing whether past peacemaking initiatives have in fact only aggravated the conflict. The conclusion makes the point that even intractable conflicts eventually end and highlights the strategic approaches and tactical steps that have yielded success for mediators and conflict managers from governments international organizations, and NGOs."--Jacket
Managing conflict in a world adrift by Chester A Crocker( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Managing Conflict in a World Adrift', the fourth volume in the landmark series edited by Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall, is the follow-on to 'Leashing the Dogs of War', the definitive text on the sources of conflict and solutions for preventing and managing conflict. Forty of the most influential analysts of international affairs present varied perspectives and insightful thinking to inform a new framework for understanding current demands of conflict management. The authors examine the nature of the relationship between political, social, or economic change and the outbreak and spread of conflict. They also consider the consequences of these factors for conflict management. Emerging systemic and societal transformations call for the kind of fresh thinking and approaches to peacemaking featured in 'Managing Conflict in a World Adrift'. Crocker, Hampson, and Aall bring together leading authorities in the field to guide students and practitioners of international relations and conflict management in a time when world order is ambiguous and asymmetrical. Peacemakers of today and tomorrow will gain from this text a broad and deep understanding of the current situation, along with the strategies and skills needed to prevent and resolve conflict.--
The fabric of peace in Africa : looking beyond the state by Pamela R Aall( )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the past two decades, Africa has seen dozens of conflicts over a variety of issues. Responding to these conflicts requires concerted action to manage the crises--the violence, the political discord, and the humanitarian consequences of prolonged fighting. But it is also necessary to rebuild communities, societies and states torn apart by the conflict, addressing the long-term social and economic impact of the conflict. To do so, it is necessary to look at institutions and groups rarely considered in formal official conflict management activities of African and partner governments--schools, universities, religious institutions, media, commercial enterprises, legal institutions, civil society groups, youth, women and migrants. These entities can potentially play an important role in building a sense of identity, fairness, shared norms, and a cohesion between state and society--all critical components of the fabric of peace and security in Africa. This book brings together leading experts from Africa, Europe and North America to examine these critical social institutions and groups and identify how they can either build or impede peaceful resolution of conflicts and commitment to common purpose. This book will open new doors of understanding for students, scholars and practitioners focused on bringing strengthening peace in Africa."--Résumé de l'éditeur
South Africa's defense posture : coping with vulnerability by Chester A Crocker( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rewiring regional security in a fragmented world( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cold War's end and the events of 9/11 upended traditional notions of global security. Where superpower rivalry once dominated the field, security is now increasingly fragmented and decentralized. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world's regions, which face very different security threats and have evolved very different means to address those threats. But do regions, ever more distrustful of global institutions, have the capacity to deal with the broadening array of security challenges they face? Do they have innovative approaches that strengthen or fragment the world's capacity to respond to new threats? Rewiring Regional Security in a Fragmented World examines conflict management capacities and gaps regionally and globally, and assesses whether regions-through their regional organizations or through loose coalitions of states, regional bodies, and non-official actors-are able to address an array of new and emerging security threats. The volume offers a unique comparative perspective on the changing threats to security and new approaches to conflict management as seen by experts from Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Russia and Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Latin America, Central America, and the trans-Atlantic community. The volume's editors, longstanding contributors to the field of conflict management, have tapped deeply knowledgeable contributors to develop conceptual links between the fields of security and conflict management and expand our understanding of global conflict management capacity and the balance between regional/local security initiatives and global ones
Minding the gap : African conflict management in a time of change by Pamela R Aall( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the role of mediation and peacekeeping in managing violence and political crises, looking at new ideas and institutions emerging in the African space, as well as at the structural and institutional obstacles to developing a truly robust conflict management capability in Africa. In the end, the stakes are too high in terms of human lives and regional stability to allow these obstacles to paralyze peace processes. This team of authors, approaching the issues from a wide range of perspectives, recognizes the enormity of the stakes and offers concrete recommendations on how to end conflict and lay the groundwork for building peace in Africa
U.S. policy toward Mozambique by Chester A Crocker( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A democratic future : the challenge for South Africans by Chester A Crocker( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of events in Ethiopia by Chester A Crocker( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. interests in regional conflicts in the Horn of Africa by Chester A Crocker( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent developments in Liberia by Chester A Crocker( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our development dialogue with Africa : March 3, 1983 by Chester A Crocker( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reagan administration's Africa policy : a progress report : November 1983 by Chester A Crocker( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.07 for Showdown i ... to 0.77 for Chester Cr ...)

Leashing the dogs of war : conflict management in a divided world
Covers
Herding cats : multiparty mediation in a complex worldLeashing the dogs of war : conflict management in a divided worldTurbulent peace : the challenges of managing international conflictAfrican conflict resolution : the U.S. role in peacemakingTaming intractable conflicts : mediation in the hardest casesGrasping the nettle : analyzing cases of intractable conflictRewiring regional security in a fragmented world
Alternative Names
Chester Crocker American diplomat

Chester Crocker Amerikaans diplomaat

Chester Crocker diplomático estadounidense

Crocker, Chester

Crocker, Chester 1941-

Crocker, Chester Arthur 1941-

Languages
English (199)