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9780847685561

The Price of Peace Incentives and International Conflict Prevention

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  • ISBN13:

    9780847685561

  • ISBN10:

    084768556X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-11-28
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Summary

In this provocative study, policy-savvy scholars examine a wide range of cases--from North Korea to South Africa to El Salvador and Bosnia--to demonstrate the power of incentives to deter nuclear proliferation, prevent armed conflict, defend civil and human rights, and rebuild war-torn societies. The book addresses the moral hazard of incentives, the danger that they can be construed as bribes, concessions, or appeasement. The cases demonstrate that incentives can sometimes succeed when traditional methods--threats, sanctions, or force--fail or are too dangerous to apply.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi(2)
Preface xiii
Part One: Overview 3(18)
1. Incentives and Cooperation in International Affairs
3(18)
David Cortright
Part Two: Preventing Weapons Proliferation 21(104)
2. The Application of Incentives to Nuclear Proliferation
21(34)
Virginia I. Foran
Leonard S. Spector
3. North Korea's Nuclear Program: The Role of Incentives in Preventing Deadly Conflict
55(28)
Scott Snyder
4. Trade and Technology Incentives and Bilateral Cooperation
83(42)
William J. Long
Part Three: Regional Conflict Resolution 125(100)
5. Carrots and Cooperation: Incentives for Conflict Prevention in South Asia
125(30)
David Cortright
Amitabh Mattoo
6. Economic Incentives and the Bosnian Peace Process
155(26)
Raimo Vayrynen
7. Incentives and the Salvadoran Peace Process
181(24)
Geoff Thale
8. Incentives and Domestic Reform in South Africa
205(20)
Jeffrey Herbst
Part Four: Multilateral Application 225(42)
9. Gaining Leverage for International Organizations: Incentives and Baltic-Russian Relations, 1992-1994
225(18)
Heather F. Hurlburt
10. The Role of International Financial Institutions in Preventing and Resolving Conflict
243(24)
Nicole Ball
Jordana D. Friedman
Caleb S. Rossiter
Part Five: Conclusions and Lessons Learned 267(36)
11. Incentives Strategies for Preventing Conflict
267(36)
David Cortright
Acronyms 303(4)
Bibliography 307(26)
Index 333(12)
About the Contributors 345

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