Catastrophes and conflicts : scientific approaches to their control

Klaus Gottstein


  • 1 Catastrophes as by-products of human activities
  • 2 pluralism and pugnacity
  • 3 new patterns of conflict, old methods of conflict resolution?
  • 4 a negative goal for science
  • 5 is there any hope for the control of regional conflicts by confidence-building measures?
  • 6 the need for neutral scientific advice in complex situations of high risk
  • 7 arms proliferation and nationalism as parts of the network of threats to peace and security
  • 8 violent and peaceful settlements of ethnic conflicts
  • 9 modern methods of information storage and exchange in the service of problem clarification, crisis management and conflict solution
  • 10 the multiplicity of human philosophies, and the threat perceptions appearing in the absence of common enemies or joint goals
  • 11 the relations between industrialized and developing countries
  • 12 changing long-range political goals as a psychological prerequisite for progress in arms control
  • 13 SDI and stability - the role of assumptions and perceptions
  • 14 trust creation by discussion of long-term goals
  • 15 Western perceptions of Soviet goals
  • 16 mutual perceptions of long-range goals
  • 17 integrated Europe?
  • 18 perceptions of the Europe of tomorrow
  • 19 international "security in a wider sense"
  • 20 science advice to the United Nations
  • 21 the scientific culture and its role in international negotiations
  • 22 the new world order and the role of science.

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書名 Catastrophes and conflicts : scientific approaches to their control
著作者等 Gottstein Klaus
出版元 Ashgate
刊行年月 1999
ページ数 vii, 266 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 1855219603
NCID BA44679712
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス