By Rudolf Avenhaus, Gunnar Sjöstedt
This e-book fills an incredible hole within the possibility literature, because it brings jointly learn strands: hazards, to which IIASA's examine courses have contributed considerably through the years, culminating within the danger and Vulnerability application, and foreign negotiations, on which there's an abundance of released paintings, a lot of it caused by the paintings of IIASA's procedures of foreign Negotiations Program.
Throughout the ebook, it truly is mentioned that there are actor-driven hazards, specifically these posed via overseas negotiations themselves, and issue-driven hazards that are brought on by large-scale human actions. in truth, negotiated dangers take care of probably the most critical hazards dealing with humanity: weather switch, nuclear actions, and guns of mass destruction.
The booklet comprises either clinical analyses at the nature of the world over negotiated hazards and analyses of concrete dangers, either one of that are of significant functional relevance within the better context of foreign negotiations.
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Organization of the Book The book includes two main parts. The first part aims to highlight and elucidate the research area of risk and negotiation, as seen from a number of theoretical perspectives. Christophe Dupont relates traditional risk theory with negotiation theory. The purpose of his contribution is to establish a theoretical overview of the kinds of risks with which negotiating parties are confronted. His ultimate aim is to evaluate how issues conceived of as risks fit into, or deviate from, this categorization.
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