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International Peace Academy

Overview
Works: 293 works in 575 publications in 2 languages and 15,790 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Publisher, Other, Editor, Originator, Organizer of meeting
Classifications: JX1981.P7, 341.58
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Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wealth of literature on state failure, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the question of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed. This book is a joint project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University and examines the strategies and tactics of international actors, local political elites, and civil society groups to build or rebuild public institutions before they reach the point of failure: to make the state work. It is frequently assumed that the collapse of state structures, whether through defeat by an exter-nal power
Liberia's civil war : Nigeria, ECOMOG, and regional security in West Africa by Adekeye Adebajo( )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peacemaking and peacekeeping for the new century by Olara A Otunnu( )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The UN's record in peace operations is long, various, distinguished by both accomplishments and failures, and most importantly, innovative. Unfulfilled expectations and escalating violence in Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia forced retrenchment upon UN peace operations_but at the same time, a new opportunity to enhance capacities, review strategies, redefine roles, and reaffirm responsibilities has opened up. Here, a dynamic group of leading diplomats, academics, and journalists combines forces with UN policymakers and leaders including current Secretary-General Kofi Annan and former Secretary-Gene
From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe : the politics of transition by Henry Wiseman( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe: The Politics of Transition studies the last phase of the transfer of power from illegal white minority control to freely elected majority rule in Zimbabwe. This book is divided into five chapters; the first of which describes the transition from Lusaka to Lancaster, including subtopics on the issues and results of commonwealth and constitutional conferences. This text then describes the implementation of the Lancaster House Agreement and the Monitoring Force. A chapter discusses the significance of the accredited observers in transitional process and the election
The theory & practice of peacekeeping by Indar Jit Rikhye( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rikhye gennemgår teorien, baggrunden og nogle tilfælde af fredsbevarende operationer og udviklingen af disse
Greed & grievance : economic agendas in civil wars by Mats R Berdal( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume identifies the economic and social factors underlying the perpetuation of civil wars, exploring as well the economic incentives and disincentives available to international actors seeking to restore peace to war-torn societies." "The authors consider the economic rationality of conflict for belligerents, the economic strategies that elites use to sustain their positions, and in what situations elites find war to be more profitable than peace. They strive consistently for policy relevance in both their analysis and their prescriptions."--Jacket
The political economy of armed conflict : beyond greed and grievance( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Globalization, suggest the authors of this collection, is creating new opportunities for armed factions to pursue their agendas in civil war. Within this context, they analyze the key dynamics of war economies and the challenges posed for conflict resolution and sustainable peace. [from publisher's advertisment]
Conflict in Central America : approaches to peace and security by Jack Child( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Konflikter - USA og CUBA, udenrigspolitik - Konfliktløsning med forhandling og samarbejde - Appendiks A-C: United Nations, The Contadora "Objectives Document", sept 1983, etc. s. 159-204
Aiding peace? : the role of NGOs in armed conflict by Jonathan Goodhand( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As nongovernmental organizations play a growing role in the international response to armed conflict, tasked with mitigating the effects of war and helping to end the violence - there is an acute need for information on the impact they are actually having. Addressing this need, Aiding Peace? explores just how NGOs interact with conflict and peace dynamics, and with what results."--Jacket
The United Nations in a turbulent world by James N Rosenau( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making states work : state failure and the crisis of governance( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication is the result of a joint interdisciplinary project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University. It focuses on situations when state structures begin to break down or collapse, encompassing a range of crises from states in which basic public services are neglected to the total collapse of governance. It looks at the roles and responsibilities of key actors in the situation in relation to their own populations and the international community, and considers the lessons that can be drawn from a range of countries to develop effective strategies to address such situations
Multilateral negotiation and mediation : instruments and methods by Arthur S Lall( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FROST (copy 1) From the John Holmes Library collection
China and India : cooperation or conflict? by Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanctions and the search for security : challenges to UN action by David Cortright( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kashmir : new voices, new approaches( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an overview of the state of affairs - and an examination of the potential for peaceful resolution. Representing all sides in the conflict over Kashmir, this book provides a forum for discussion of proposals for ending the conflict and of the possible paths toward settlement
Peacekeeper's handbook by International Peace Academy( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peacekeeper's Handbook is a ready reference for the planning and conduct of peacekeeping operations, both within the framework of the United Nations and in a regional or multinational setting. Topics covered include standing operating procedures, operational handling and techniques, logistics, and communications, along with preparation and preparedness and the role of civilian police in peacekeeping operations. Planning and procedures for medical services for international peacekeeping operations are also considered. This guidebook is comprised of 14 chapters and begins with an overview of the
The United Nations and peacekeeping : results, limitations and prospects : the lessons of 40 years of experience by Indar Jit Rikhye( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Civilians in war by Simon Chesterman( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iraq : preventing a new generation of conflict by Markus E Bouillon( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together many authoritative voices, all offering options to help avoid the worst in Iraq. [It] emphasizes the importance for us. [This book], to lay the foundations for a new and inclusive social contract. It sheds light on how we can work amongst ourselves, with our neighbors, and with the international community to prevent the loss of yet another generation of Iraqis to conflict and instability
From Cape to Congo : Southern Africa's evolving security challenges by Mwesiga Laurent Baregu( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Cape to Congo assess the region's major security challenges, as well as the roles of local, regional, and external actors in managing them. Their theoretically informed - but practical - approach encompasses political, economic, and military arenas."--Jacket
 
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Liberia's civil war : Nigeria, ECOMOG, and regional security in West AfricaPeacemaking and peacekeeping for the new centuryGreed & grievance : economic agendas in civil warsThe political economy of armed conflict : beyond greed and grievanceAiding peace? : the role of NGOs in armed conflictMaking states work : state failure and the crisis of governanceChina and India : cooperation or conflict?Sanctions and the search for security : challenges to UN action
Alternative Names

controlled identityInternational Peace Academy Committee

controlled identityInternational Peace Institute

Academia Internacional de la Paz.

Academie de la Paix

Académie internationale de la paix

Académie mondiale pour la paix

I.P.A. (i.e. International Peace Academy)

I.P.A. (International Peace Academy)

Instytut Pokoju na Świecie.

International peace academy

International Peace Academy Committee

IPA

IPA (i.e. International Peace Academy)

IPA (International Peace Academy)

IPA (International Peace Academy, New York)

Languages
English (135)

Chinese (1)