A critical study of incentives commonly used to induce n-state armed groups to engage in peace negotiations. Offers a closer analysis of these incentives, which offer such groups a place or a stake in governance, suggesting that t only are they frequently ineffective, but that they can have unintended and dangerous side effects.
CHANDRA LEKHA SRIRAM is Professor of Human Rights at the University of East London, UK. She has previously taught at the University of St. Andrews and the University of Maryland, and worked at the International Peace Academy. She is author of various books and journal articles on international relations, international law, human rights and conflict prevention and peacebuilding. She founded the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, an interdisciplinary research centre, in 2006.