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Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Erin K. Jenne

Abstract

Why does soft power conflict management meet with variable success over the course of a single mediation? This book asserts that international conflict management is almost never a straightforward case of success or failure. Instead, external mediators may reduce communal tensions at one point but utterly fail at another point. The book uses a “nested security” model of conflict management, which holds that protracted ethnic or ideological conflicts are rarely internal affairs, but rather are embedded in wider regional and/or great power disputes. Internal conflict is nested within a regional ... More

Keywords: conflict management, mediation, power disputes, ethnic conflict, ideological conflict, internal conflict, regional security regimes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780801453908
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Erin K. Jenne, author
Professor of International Relations, the Central European University