New and Published Books
1-8 of 8 results in Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding
Understanding Local Experiences in Transitional States
This book aims to outline and promote an ethnographic approach to evaluating international peacebuilding interventions in transitional states. While the evaluation of peacebuilding and transitional justice efforts has been a growing concern in recent years, too often evaluations assess projects...
Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge
Consolidation, innovation and relevance in research and policy
This edited volume takes stock of the state of research and policy on the issue of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), ten years after the UN first agreed to deal with the problem. The end of the Cold War originated a series of phenomena that would subsequently come to dominate the political...
Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge
This book explores the meaning of local ownership in peacebuilding and examines the ways in which it has been, and could be, operationalized in post-conflict environments. In the context of post-conflict peacebuilding, the idea of local ownership is based upon the premise that no peace process is...
Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge
Postconflict reconstruction in Sierra Leone
Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding examines the complex contributing factors which led to war and state collapse in Sierra Leone, and the international peacebuilding and statebuilding operations which followed the cessation of the violence. This book presents nuanced and contextually...
Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge
States of Fragility
This edited volume provides a critical overview of the new stabilization agenda in international relations. The primary focus of so-called stability operations since 9/11 has been Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. Covering the wider picture, this volume provides a comprehensive assessment of the new...
Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge
Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches
This book aims to bridge the gap between what are generally referred to as ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ approaches to peacebuilding. After the experience of a physical and psychological trauma, the period of individual healing and recovery is intertwined with political and social reconciliation. The...
Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge
Post-War Violence and Peacebuilding
This volume examines the causes and purposes of 'post-conflict' violence. The end of a war is generally expected to be followed by an end to collective violence, as the term ‘post-conflict’ that came into general usage in the 1990s signifies. In reality, however, various forms of deadly violence...
Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge
This book focuses on the economic dimensions of peace processes and examines the opportunities and constraints for assisting negotiated exits out of conflict. Various works have addressed the economic characteristics and consequences of armed conflicts over the past two decades, including issues...
Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge
Peacebuilding and Ex-Combatants: Political Reintegration in Liberia
To Be Published January 12th 2015
Local Ownership in International Peacebuilding: Key Theoretical and Practical Issues
To Be Published April 23rd 2015
Peace and Experts: Knowledge and the Politics of Peacemaking in the Middle East
To Be Published September 29th 2015