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Required reading PECOS 4100 Autumn 2011

Atran, Scott and Robert Axelrod, 2008. “Reframing Sacred Values”. Negotiation Journal, vol.24, no. 3, pp. 221-246. Link

Beardsley, Kyle C.; David M. Quinn, Bidisha Biswas, and Jonathan Wilkenfeld, 2006. “Mediation Style and Crises Outcomes”. Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 50, pp. 58-86. Link

Beardsley, Kyle, 2008. “Agreement without Peace? International Mediation and Time Inconsistency Problems”. American Journal of Political Science, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 723-740. Link

Bellamy, Alex J., Paul Williams and Stuart Griffin, 2004. Understanding Peacekeeping. Cambridge: Polity Press, pp. 93-185.

Berdal, Mats, 2009. Building peace after war, London: IISS/Routledge, pp. 11-134.

Bose, Sumantra, 2007. Contested lands: Israel-Palestine, Kashmir, Bosnia, Cyprus and Sri Lanka. Harvard: Harvard University Press. Chapters on Israel-Palestine and Sri Lanka. C

Carnevale, Peter J.D., 1986. “Strategic Choice in Mediation”. Negotiation Journal, vol. 2, pp. 41-56. Link

Curran, Daniel; James K. Sebenius, and Michael Watkins, 2004. “Two Paths to Peace: Contrasting George Mitchell in Northern Ireland with Richard Holbrooke in Bosnia-Herzegovina”. Negotiation Journal, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 513-537. Link

Gibson, James, 2006. “The Contribution of Peace to Reconciliation: Lessons from South Africa”, Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 409-432. Link

Habeeb, William M., 1988. Power and Tactics in International Negotiation: How Weak Nations Bargain with Strong Nations. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 7. C

Kelman, Herbert C., 1997. “Some Determinants of the Oslo Breakthrough”. International Negotiation, vol. 2, pp. 183-194. Link

Hopmann, P. Terrence, 1996. The Negotiation Process and the Resolution of International Conflicts. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. Chapters 3-13. C

Hovi, Jon, 1998. Games, threats and treaties: Understanding Commitments in International relations. London and Washington: Pinter. Chapter 5, 6 and 7. C

Kaufmann, Stuart J. 2006. “Escaping the Symbolic Politics Trap: Reconciliation Initiatives and Conflict Resolution in Ethnic Wars”, Journal of Peace Research, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 201-218. Link

Luttwak, Edward, 1999. “Give War a Chance”, Foreign Affairs, vol. 78, no. 4 (July/August), pp. 36-44. Link

McGarry J., O'Leary B., and Simeon, R. 2008. "Integration or Accommodation. The enduring debate in conflict regulation" in Sujit Choudhry. Constitutional Design for Divided Societies, Integration or Accommodation?, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 41-89. C

McGarry J., O'Leary, B. 2009. “Must Pluri-National Federations Fail?”, Etnopolitics. Vol, 8 No. 1, pp. 5-25

Meerts, Paul W., 2005. “Entrapment in International Negotiations”, in I. William Zartman and G. Olivier Faure (eds.), Escalation and Negotiation in International Conflicts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 111-140. C

Pillar, Paul R., 1983. Negotiating Peace: War Termination as a Bargaining Process. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Chapter 3. C

Pruitt, Dean G., 1997. “Ripeness Theory and the Oslo Talks”. International Negotiation, vol. 2, pp. 237-250. Link

Pugh, Jeffrey (2009). ”The Structure of Negotiation: Lessons from El Salvador for Contemporary Conflict Resolution”. Negotiation Journal, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 83-105. Link

Roeder, Philip G. 2008. Ethnofederalism and the Mismanagement of Nationalism. Regional and Federal Studies, Vol. 19., No 2., pp. 203-219. Link

Rothchild, Donald and Philip G. Roeder (2005). “Dilemmas of State-Building in Divided Societies” and “Power Sharing as an Impediment to Peace and democracy” in Roeder, Philip G. and David Rothchild (eds.). Sustainable Peace: Power and Democracy after Civil Wars. Itacha and London: Cornell University Press, pp. 1-50. C

Sebenius, James K., 1983. “Negotiation Arithmetic: Adding and Subtracting Issues and Parties”. International Organization, vol. 37, pp. 281-316. Link

Stein, Janice G., 1985. “Structures, Strategies, and Tactics of Mediation: Kissinger and Carter in the Middle East”. Negotiation Journal, vol. 1, pp. 331-347. Link

Underdal, Arild, 1992. “Designing Politically Feasible Solutions”, in Raino Malnes and Arild Underdal (eds.), Rationality and Institutions. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press. Chapter 8, pp. 221-254. C

Vetlesen, Arne Johan, 2005. Evil and Human Agency. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 265-288. C

Waage, Hilde Henriksen, 2005. “Norway's Role in the Middle East Peace Talks: Between a Strong State and a Weak Belligenerent”, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 6-24. Link

Watkins, Michael, 2003. “Strategic Simplification: Towards a Theory of Modular Design in Negotiation”. International Negotiation, vol. 8, pp. 149-167. Link

Zartman, I. William, and Jeffrey Z. Rubin (eds.), 2000. Power and Negotiation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Chapters 1 and 12.C

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