New and Published Books
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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 2nd 2012 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 April 11th 2012 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 December 6th 2011 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 November 15th 2011 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 5th 2011 by Routledge
Peacebuilding, Memory and Reconciliation: Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches
To Be Published June 29th 2013
Stabilization Operations, Security and Development: States of Fragility
To Be Published July 24th 2013
Controlling Small Arms: Consolidation, Innovation and Relevance in Research and Policy
To Be Published November 9th 2013
Peace and Experts: Knowledge and the Politics of Peacemaking in the Middle East
To Be Published January 30th 2014
An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding: Understanding Local Experience in Sierra Leone
To Be Published March 30th 2014