By John Burton, Frank Dukes
Conflict solution is now well-known as an immense zone of analysis. but as a result of its pervasive nature as an issue, drawing on such a lot of diversified disciplines, there has lengthy been a necessity for a reader, bringing jointly a few of the most crucial and consultant essays written so far. This e-book goals to fill the space. both vital, a complete bibliography extra anchors the topic - supplying teachers, diplomats, scholars and others attracted to clash experiences with an exceptional foundation for destiny research.
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According to such calculations, victory for one side and defeat for the other might be certain, and the defeated would surrender without any hostilities. However, it is highly improbable that war will ever be so conventionalized that incalculable factors like courage, morale, faulty intelligence, accidents of weather, and new inventions can be eliminated. The party whose defeat seems certain by logical calculations may yet believe it can win because of these factors, and so will not surrender without a trial of strength unless indeed the disparity in strength is very great, as in interventions by a great power in the territory of a very weak power.
Nef, War and Human Progress: 464; Hoffman Nickerson, Can We Limit War? (Bristol, 1933). 30. Singer, "The Meaning of Conflict"; "The Resolution of Conflict," Social Research, XVI (1949): 230ff. 31. In a communication to the author dated 12 January 1951, Kurt Singer writes: "I am in fact inclined to emphasize the dangers of identifying conflicts within the mind and within a society still more than you do ... But even a modern democracy organized in an 'agnostic' state must be based on decisions - it requires a consensus and common fund of values and norms, and even the agreement to disagree on the rest and on the mode of settling such differences requires a decision of a very higher order ...
3. Wright, A Study of War: 9, 685. 4. Kurt Singer, "The Meaning of Conflict," Australian Journal of Philosophy (December 1949); The Idea of Conflict (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1941): 13ff. 5. Majid Khadduri, The Law of War and Peace in Islam (London: Luzac, 1940): 20. 6. Naval War College, International Law Documents (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917): 17,220. 7. George Fort Milton, The Eve of Conflict: S. A. , 1934): 608. " R. H. S. Crossman, "Reflections on Quincy Wright 33 the Cold War," The Political Quarterly, XXII (January 1951): 10.