Searching for Peace in Asia Pacific

Searching for Peace in Asia Pacific : An Overview of Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities

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Third in an acclaimed series, Searching for Peace in Asia Pacific offers critical background information, up-to-date surveys of the conflicts in Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific, and a directory of some 400 organizations working in the field of conflict prevention and peace-building in the Asia Pacific region. The authors provide detailed, objective descriptions of ongoing activities, as well as assessments of the prospects for conflict more

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  • Paperback | 848 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 40.6mm | 1,111.31g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 1588262391
  • 9781588262394

Table of contents

Introduction. Reflections. The Field of Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding: Actors and Strategies, Conflict Through Northeast Asia and the Pacific; Causes and Trends. Asia Pacific Security from Track I to Track II Diplomacy. Democratization: Transitions and Conflicts in Asia Pacific. Globalization and Insecurity. The Impact of the Global War on Terrorism. Lessons Learned. Northeast Asia. Regional Introduction. Japan's Role in the Asia Pacific Region. The Challenge of a Rising Power: China and Regional Security. Foreign Threats to Peace in the PRC. Contradictions and Causes of Civil Unrest in China. The Korean Peninsula. The Taiwan Straits. Tibet, Xinjiang. Southeast Asia. Regional Introduction. Burma. Cambodia. East Timor. Indonesia (Aceh, Kalimantan, Maluku, Papua). The Philippines: Communist Insurgencies. The Philippines: Mindanao's Conflicts Escalate. The South China Sea. The Pacific. Regional Introduction. Bougainville. Fiji. The Solomon Islands. more