Understanding Mediation's Role in Preventive Diplomacy
Article first published online: 2 JUL 2007
Volume 12, Issue 3, pages 241–258, July 1996
How to Cite
Bercovitch, J. (1996), Understanding Mediation's Role in Preventive Diplomacy. Negotiation Journal, 12: 241–258. doi: 10.1111/j.1571-9979.1996.tb00098.x
- Issue published online: 2 JUL 2007
- Article first published online: 2 JUL 2007
The ever:increasing number of international conflicts, their complexity, intractability, and their costs, demands that the world focus more attention on preventive diplomacy. Mediation is a key component of preventive diplomacy. This article analyzes data on international conflict management from 1945 to 1990, and examines the factors that contributed to the success or failure of mediation.