Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises
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Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises

Edited by Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Kyle Beardsley and David Quinn

Current conceptions of mediation can often fail to capture the complexity and intricacy of modern conflicts. This Research Handbook addresses this problem by presenting the leading expert opinions on international mediation, examining how international mediation practices, mechanisms and institutions should adapt to the changing characteristics of contemporary international crises.
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Chapter 12: Mediation across different types of conflict

Karl DeRouen and Matthew Barrett

Abstract

This chapter examines two key themes in international conflict mediation: conflict type (inter- vs. intrastate) and mediator identity (state/single actor vs. multiparty). The dynamics of these two forms of conflict are analyzed to illustrate their crucial differences and relate the resulting implications for mediation. Similarly, this chapter examines the meaningful implications for the mediation process when the complications of additional mediators are involved. The concluding section contains clear policy lessons learned from scholarly research on these topics and a brief discussion of potential new lines of inquiry.

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