Sriram & Wermester chapter 3

Sriram & Wermester chapter 3 - Sriram &...

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Chapter 3: Conflict prevention efforts are generally cost effective Available Third Party incentives: o Incentives involves structural arrangements or distributive or symbolic rewards or even punishments used by third parties in order to encourage a target state or movement to shift its priorities in a desired direction. o Third parties and internal actors can use four main types of noncoercive incentives to prevent and impending conflict or escalation of a conflict Purchase Third parties reward target groups with fiscal or tangible rewards for acting positively to prevent conflict from arising Alters payoff structure to transform a dispute from a constant sum to a positive sum game, therefore enhancing the possibility of a compromise. Purchase is widely used and despite its relatively low cost can contribute significantly to furthering conflict prevention objectives. Insurance By making an effort to understand and empathize with the profound insecurities of vulnerable peoples (these promises can calm minority fears Legitimation Third parties may use legitimacy incentives to encourage a target state or movements cooperation in preventing severe conflict
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course IR 318 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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