Building Sustainable Couples in International Relations

A Strategy Towards Peaceful Cooperation

  • Brigitte Vassort-Rousset

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Critical Components of Peaceful Couples in International Relations

  3. Conditions for Accommodation and Institutionalized Reciprocal Restraint

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Mélanie Albaret, Delphine Placidi-Frot
      Pages 44-65
    3. Elisabeth Vallet, Charles-Philippe David
      Pages 66-87
  4. Grassroots and Intermediate-Level Integration and Interest-Related Identity Change

  5. Attempting to Avoid Divorce for Lack of Cultural Commonality

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 252-255

About this book


The contributors investigate processes of international conflict transformation and peaceful cooperation. They highlight how critical intermediary-level components have proved more conducive to promoting rapprochement between rival states than interstate diplomatic engagement through incremental identity-change.


conflict desegregation Institution international relations transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Brigitte Vassort-Rousset
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LyonFrance

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