Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

Editors: World Bank Group and The United Nations
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: World Bank

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4648-1162-3
Category: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues & Controversies
Image Count: 40
Book Status: Available
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Grounded in a shared commitment to this agenda, Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict is a joint United Nations and World Bank study that looks at how development processes can better interact with diplomacy and mediation, security and other tools to prevent conflict from becoming violent.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Executive Summary
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Prevention of Violent Conflict Works and Is Cost-Effective
  • Why, Then, Is There So Little Belief in the Prevention of Violent Conflict?
  • What Is the Prevention of Violent Conflict?
  • Can Prevention of Violent Conflict Be Done Differently?
  • The Importance of Agency to Prevention
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 1. A Surge and Expansion of Violent Conflict
  • Violent Conflict in the Twenty-First Century
  • Understanding Trends in Violent Conflict
  • The Unacceptable Costs of Violent Conflict
  • How Violent Conflicts End
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 2. The Need for Prevention in an Interdependent World
  • An International System in Search of a New Equilibrium
  • Risk and Opportunity in an Increasingly Connected World
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 3. Pathways for Peace
  • A Framework for Peaceful Pathways
  • Path Dependency of Violence
  • The Centrality of Actors
  • Understanding Risk and Opportunity
  • Prevention and Sustaining Peace: Building Peaceful Pathways
  • Scenarios for Pathways to Peace or Violence
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 4. Why People Fight: Inequality, Exclusion, and a Sense of Injustice
  • Inequality and Violent Conflict
  • The Multiple and Intersecting Dimensions of Exclusion
  • Exclusion, Identity, Grievances, and Mobilization to Violence
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 5. What People Fight Over: Arenas of Contestation
  • Risk and Opportunity in the Arenas of Contestation
  • The Arena of Power and Governance
  • The Arena of Land and Natural Resources
  • The Arena of Service Delivery
  • The Arena of Security and Justice
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 6. Country Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict
  • Navigating Transition Moments
  • Changing Actors’ Incentives
  • Addressing Institutional Weaknesses
  • Investing in Structural Factors
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 7. The International Architecture for Prevention
  • Systemic Prevention
  • Regional Action
  • International Tools for Prevention
  • International Development Assistance
  • Areas of Convergence between Diplomatic, Security, and Development Instruments
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • 8. Pursuing Pathways for Peace: Recommendations for Building Inclusive Approaches for Prevention
  • Principles for Prevention
  • An Agenda for Action: Prevention in Practice
  • Organizing for Prevention
  • A Call for Action
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • Appendix A. Thematic Papers and Case Studies
  • Thematic Papers
  • Country Case Studies