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dc.contributor.authorMurshed, S. Mansooben_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper is concerned with the problems of achieving lasting peace. One dimension includes fairly sharing the post-war economic and political pie or the peace dividend. This requires post-war allocations that are envy free. Many peace agreements that end civil wars are notoriously unstable in that they are often not implemented, or break down after some time. Commitments to the peace treaty are simply not credible. One reason for that could be certain indivisibilities in perceived shares of power and income in the peace settlement, as well as the inability to correctly infer the value of path dependence when future reputation depends on present actions but the future is heavily discounted. The paper also discusses the role of another type of unfairness, namely a deep sense of humiliation, in determining acts of transnational terrorism, where force may not be the answer in attempting to deter deeply motivated persons.en_US
dc.publisherUNU-WIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) 2006/28en_US
dc.subject.keywordfair divisionen_US
dc.subject.keywordpeace treatiesen_US
dc.subject.keywordterrorist motivationen_US
dc.titleIndivisibility, fairness, farsightedness and their implications for securityen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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