Culture and Negotiation. The Resolution of Water Disputes

Faure GO & Rubin JZ (1993). Culture and Negotiation. The Resolution of Water Disputes. London: Sage Publications. ISBN 0-8039-5370-4

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Abstract

Culture -- along with many other variables -- often impacts international negotiations. This book offers a unique contribution by focusing on the distinctive impact of culture, both in creating unexpected opportunities for dispute settlement and in imposing obstacles to agreement.

The first part of this book presents expert views on the nature and limits of culture's influence on negotiation. Part II comprises the core of the book, and contains a wealth of case studies and analyses of international disputes regarding water resources. Each case asks the following key questions: What are the different cultural components that made a difference in the outcome? How did culture play a role in the negotiation process? What are some specific illustrations of culture's contributing role, both to the dispute and to the ways in which it was handled? Part III includes implications for practitioners and policymakers, along with new directions for future studies. "Culture and Negotiation" is an essential resource for international relations practitioners in both the private and public sectors, as well as scholars and researchers interested in either culture or the theory and practice of negotiation and dispute resolution.

Item Type: Book
Research Programs: Processes of International Negotiation Network (PIN)
Bibliographic Reference: Sage Publications, London, UK [1993]
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:02
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2016 02:02
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/3706

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