A Road Map to War: Territorial Dimensions of International by Paul F. Diehl

By Paul F. Diehl

A street Map to battle advances the learn of geopolitics considerably and provides a ultimate instance of cumulative and leading edge study from an interdisciplinary viewpoint. (John O'Louglin) An surprisingly coherent set of essays. A street Map to warfare succeeds admirably in its function of explaining the function that territory performs within the conceptualization, escalation, recurrence, solution, and way forward for militarized clash. (Harvey Starr) Territorial issues are regularly a primary component to overseas clash. historical past is replete with examples, from negotiations approximately disputed borders to overt battle over parts wealthy with average assets. certainly, the function of territorial matters in clash among states is basically assumed. notwithstanding, there was little scholarship committed particularly to the an important position of territoriality in foreign clash. A street Map to struggle: Territorial Dimensions of overseas clash considers the function of territory within the initiation, evolution, escalation, and backbone of interstate clash and encompasses a lot of the state of the art examine within the sector of geography and overseas clash. subject matters range from an exam of foreign legislations in territorial conflicts to an empirical research of the equity of the Camp David accords, yet all of the essays tackle a coherent topic: that conflicts related to an important territorial part are extra harmful than different disputes, yet with the excellent news that such conflicts may be resolved peacefully. students of foreign clash, peace examine, and geography will locate this publication major for the examine and perform of diplomacy.

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Definitions must distinguish between those disputes that are primarily over territory and those that merely have a territorial component. Much of how one views different kinds of territorial disputes is determined by the breadth of one's definition of the phenomena. Broad definitions of territorial disputes, such as that by Huth (1996), natu- Page xiii rally lead to identifying multiple types. Others analysts focus exclusively on one type of territorial dispute: the delineation of an international border.

Cohen 271 Selected Bibliography 299 Contributors 301 Index 304 Page vii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This project was completed with the generous support of many individuals and organizations. The idea for a collection of writings on territorial conflict was first suggested to me by Glenn Palmer. Through his support and that of Stuart Bremer, a special issue on territorial conflict appeared in the journal Conflict Management and Peace Science in 1996. Five of the articles from that special issue are reprinted, some in revised form, in this book.

Alk. paper) 1. International relations. 2. World politics--1945- 3. Boundary disputes. 4. Partition, Territorial. I. Diehl, Paul F. 1'2--dc21 98-40129 CIP Manufactured in the United States of America Page v CONTENTS Acknowledgments vii Introduction: Territory and International Conflict: An Overview Paul F. Diehl viii Part I. Conceptions of Territorial Importance 1. Real Spaces, Symbolic Spaces: Interrelated Notions of Territory in the Arab-Israeli Conflict David Newman 3 Part II. The Origins of Territorial Conflict 2.

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