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USIP Press Spring 2013 Catalog

USIP Press Spring 2013 Catalog

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The United States Institute of Peace is committed to publishing significant works that offer new insights and information to practitioners, scholars, diplomats, and students, among others. Please review our Spring 2013 titles in this catalog or visit our bookstore at bookstore.usip.org.
The United States Institute of Peace is committed to publishing significant works that offer new insights and information to practitioners, scholars, diplomats, and students, among others. Please review our Spring 2013 titles in this catalog or visit our bookstore at bookstore.usip.org.

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SPRING BOOKS 2013
 
http://bookstore.usip.org 1-800-868-8064United States Institute of Peace Press Spring Books 2013
TO ORDER >
Send in the form found on the catalog insert orcall
1-800-868-8064
. Additional sales and orderinformation can be found on the inside back coverof the catalog.
United States Institute of Peace Press titles can alsobe ordered online at
http://bookstore.usip.org
Photo Credit: iStock
United States Institute of Peace Press is a member of the Association of American University Presses, now celebrating its 75th anniversary.
 
1
Confict Analysis 
2
The Brilliant Art of Peace
 
3
Detect, Dismantle, and Disarm 
4
Where Is the Lone Ranger? Second Edition 
5
Peacebuilding in Community Colleges 
6
Recent Titles 
10
From Crocker, Hampson, and Aall 
12
The Peacemaker’s Toolkit Series 
13
Cross-Cultural Negotiation Series
 
14
Best of the Backlist—Hot Topics
 
15
Best of the Backlist—Regional Titles
 
16
Best of the Backlist—Classics
IN THE FIELD. IN THE CLASSROOM. ONLINE.
The
Academy or International Confict Management and Peacebuilding
is USIP’s
education and training arm. Building on two decades of research and work in the eld,the Academy’s activities strengthen knowledge and skills in peacebuilding and conictmanagement for civilian and military professionals and citizens around the world.
The Academy oers
practitioner-oriented courses
at the Institute’s headquarters in Washington and else
-where;
confict management workshops
and training in zones of conict;
institutional and programmatic support
or educational systems and other institu
-tions in fragile societies;
distance learning
for professionals, teachers, and students around the world;
aculty and curriculum development
for high school and college-age students.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Photo credit: Jeff Krentel, USIP 
 
NEW BOOKS
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http://bookstore.usip.org • 1-800-868-8064United States Institute of Peace Press Spring Books 2013
JUNE 2013
280 pp.
6 x 9$24.95 (paper)
978-1-60127-143-3
CONTENTS >
Part I: Understanding Deadly Conict
Global Conict in the 21st Century 
Causeso Conict and Peace
Risk Assessment and Early Warning
Part II: Tools or the Trade
Conict Assessment Frameworks
NarrativeAnalysis
Conict Mapping and SystemsMapping
Scenario Analysis
Part III: From Analysis to Action
Navigating Cognitive Minefelds
Conict Analysis in the Planning Process
The Valueo Collaborative Analysis
Appendices(Early Warning Watchlists and Reports,Conict Metrics, Private Strategic Forecasters,Conict Assessment Frameworks, USIP Narrative Analysis Framework, Conict Mapping Tools, A Logical Framework Matrix)
Conict Analysis Resources
CONFLICT ANALYSIS
Understanding Causes, Unlocking Solutions
Matthew Levinger
A must read or all analysts and practitioners seeking to cope with conict. The bookis broadly rooted in the literature on analysis and planning and provides goodconcrete examples at every point. A deep and thoroughly practical handbook.”
Dean G. Pruitt, Institute or Conict Analysis and Resolution,George Mason UniversityThe change in the patterns and nature o deadly conicts since the end o the Cold Warhas spurred many organizations in and outside governments to develop robust strate-gies to anticipate, prevent, and respond to these conicts. Conict analysis is the criticalfrst step toward meeting these objectives.
Conict Analysis: Understanding Causes, Unlocking Solutions
is a guide or practitio-ners seeking to prevent deadly conict or mitigate political instability. Governments,nongovernmental organizations, and businesses operating in conict zones will fnd thisvolume to be a practical, accessible reerence or understanding and communicatingpersuasively about threats o organized violence. This handbook integrates theory andpractice and emphasizes the importance o analyzing the causes o peace as well asthe causes o conict. It stresses that conict analysis is a social as well as an intellec-tual process, helping practitioners translate analysis into eective action. To illustratekey points, Levinger draws on both historical and contemporary cases, including theCuban missile crisis, the Israeli-Palestinian conict, the Yugoslav wars o secession, theRwandan genocide, the 9/11 attacks, and the Iraq and Aghanistan wars.Part I examines contemporary global conict trends, perspectives on the causes o conict and peace, and quantitative models or early warning and risk assessment.Part II provides practitioners with a menu o analytical tools or systematically assessingcauses and potential trajectories o deadly conicts. Part III ocuses on the role o conict analysis in decision making and program implementation, including the socialdimensions o conict analysis.The analytical tools in this volume illuminate emerging trends in complex, volatile, andambiguous environments and will enable practitioners to anticipate and respond withgreater agility to threats and opportunities.
MATTHEW LEVINGER
is visiting proessor o international aairs and director o theNational Security Studies Program at The Elliott School o International Aairs, GeorgeWashington University. Among his previous positions, he was a senior program ofcerat USIP’s Academy o International Conict Management and Peacebuilding, directoro the Academy or Genocide Prevention at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, anda William C. Foster Fellow at the U.S. Department o State.
Conict Analysis
is the second volume o the U.S. Institute o Peace Academy Guides,a series developed by the Institute’s Academy or International Conict Management and Peacebuilding. Combining theory and practice and emphasizing strategic thinking, the Guides are geared or policymakers and third parties working in conict zones, as well as or students o conict management and peacebuilding.
UNDERSTANDING CAUSES,UNLOCKING SOLUTIONS
CONFLICT ANALYSIS
UNITED STATESINSTITUTE of PEAcE
ACAdemYGuIdeS

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