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Pathways for peace : inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict

World Bank Group, author United Nations.; World Bank Group, issuing body.; Credo Reference (Firm), distributor. 2018

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  • Title:
    Pathways for peace : inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict
  • Author: World Bank Group, author
  • United Nations.; World Bank Group, issuing body.; Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
  • Subjects: United Nations. General Assembly. Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2015); Peace -- Economic aspects; Electronic books
  • Description: Boxes and figures -- 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 --
    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 - 6. Country approaches to preventing violent conflict: Navigating transition moments ; Changing actors' incentives ; Addressing institutional weaknesses ; Investing in structural factors -- 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 - 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 -- Appendix A: Thematic papers and case studies.
    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.
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference
  • Creation Date: 2018
  • Format: 1 online resource (337 pages).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-78684-848-1
  • OCLC Number: 1050159672
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