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Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

Series Editor: Keith Krause, Thomas J. Biersteker, Riccardo Bocco

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  1. An Ethnographic Approach to Peacebuilding

    Understanding Local Experiences in Transitional States

    By Gearoid Millar

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Controlling Small Arms

    Consolidation, innovation and relevance in research and policy

    Edited by Peter Batchelor, Kai Michael Kenkel

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Peacebuilding and Local Ownership

    Post-Conflict Consensus-Building

    By Timothy Donais

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding

    Postconflict reconstruction in Sierra Leone

    By Christine Cubitt

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Stabilization Operations, Security and Development

    States of Fragility

    Edited by Robert Muggah

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Peacebuilding, Memory and Reconciliation

    Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches

    Edited by Bruno Charbonneau, Genevieve Parent

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Peace In Between

    Post-War Violence and Peacebuilding

    Edited by Astri Suhrke, Mats Berdal

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development 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

  8. The Political Economy of Peacemaking

    By Achim Wennmann

    Series: Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

    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

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