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A brief survey of relevant international conflict resolution concepts and literature is provided as guidance regarding the South China Sea and similar disputes. This paper discusses basic assumptions implicit in most conflict resolution processes, and identifies how they vary from mainstream schools of thought in international relations. The aim is to assist involved parties as they deliberate how best to mitigate possible physical violence and conflict escalation in the South China Sea as well as other disputed islands in the region.

摘要:本文简要研究了相关国际冲突解决( CR)的概念和文献,旨在为南中国海争端及其他相似争端提供一些参考意见。考虑到各种领土问题所涉及的政府和相关方的数量,本文将重点介绍谈判专家Roger Fisher,William Ury和Paul Lederach的见解,他们是“冲突转化”领域最重要的学者和参与者。此外,本文还将讨论隐含在大多数冲突解决过程中的基本假设,以及这些假设与主流国际关系学派的区别。希望本文的讨论可以帮助各相关方,使他们能最有效地缓和南中国海地区岛屿争端可能引起的暴力和冲突升级。

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East Asia Security Symposium and Conference 东亚安全座谈谈论会

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Author Information: Professor Dahl is an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She received both her M.A. (in International Peace and Conflict Resolution) and Ph.D. in International Relations) from American University in Washington, D.C. Previously Dr. Dahl received her M.A.R. in Ethics from Yale Divinity School and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Grinnell College.

Dr. Dahl’s research focuses on issues of conflict, culture, identity, gender, and politics in East Asia. Her most recent article is ‘Oil and Water? The Philosophical Commitments of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution’, International Studies Review 14 (June 2012): 240-272.

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