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Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships
This book compares post-civil war societies to look at the presence or absence of organized violence, analysing why some ex-combatants return to organised violence and others do not. Even though former fighters have been identified as a major source of insecurity, there have been few efforts to...
Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge
Language, meanings and sovereignty
This volume examines international statebuilding in terms of language and meanings, rather than focusing narrowly on current policy practices. After two decades of evolution towards more ‘integrated,’ ‘multi-faceted’ or, simply stated, more intrusive statebuilding and peacebuilding operations, a...
Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge
The Political Sociology of Intervention
This book examines the ways in which long-term processes of state-formation limit the possibilities for short-term political projects of statebuilding. Using process-oriented approaches, the contributing authors explore what happens when conscious efforts at statebuilding ‘meet’ social contexts,...
Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge
The International Community and the Transition to Independence
This book examines international engagement with Kosovo since NATO’s intervention in 1999, and looks at the three distinct phases of Kosovo’s development; intervention, statebuilding and independence. Kosovo remains a case study of central importance in international relations, illustrative of key...
Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge
Power after peace
This volume examines and evaluates the impact of international statebuilding interventions on the political economy of post-conflict countries over the past 20 years. While statebuilding today is typically discussed in the context of ‘peacebuilding’ and ‘stabilisation’ operations, the current...
Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge
Peace from the Ashes of War?
This book offers a state-of-the-art examination of peacemaking, looking at its theoretical assumptions, empirical applications and its consequences. Despite the wealth of research on external interventions and practices of Western peacebuilding, many scholars tend to rely on findings in the...
Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Hybridity, Contingency and History
This volume connects the study of statebuilding to broader aspects of social theory and the historical study of the state, bringing forth new questions and starting-points, both academically and practically, for the field. Building states has become a highly prioritized issue in international...
Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge
Interrogating Theory and Practice
This edited volume critically examines the widely supported doctrine of the 'Responsibility to Protect', and investigates the claim that it embodies progressive values in international politics. Since the United Nations World Summit of 2005, a remarkable consensus has emerged in support of the...
Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge
Power after Peace
This volume examines and evaluates the impact of international statebuilding interventions on the political economy of conflict-affected countries over the past 20 years. It focuses on countries that are emerging, or have recently emerged, from periods of war and protracted conflict. The...
Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge
Getting Its Act Together?
This book brings together policymakers and academics to analyse the international community’s performance in post-war statebuilding projects. In the past twenty years, statebuilding has emerged as a centerpiece of international efforts to stabilize violent conflicts. From the Balkans, to Iraq, to...
Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge
Humanitarian Crises, Intervention and Security: A Framework for Evidence-Based Programming
To Be Published October 16th 2014
The EU and Member State Building: European Foreign Policy in the Western Balkans
To Be Published November 24th 2014
Internal Security and Statebuilding: Aligning Agencies and Functions
To Be Published December 5th 2014
Intervention and Statemaking: How Exception Became the Norm
To Be Published March 31st 2015
The Dynamics of Security Provision after Conflict: Rethinking interventions in hybrid states
To Be Published April 30th 2015