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Aligning Agencies and Functions
This book examines international efforts to provide security in post-conflict sites and explains why internal security should be given precedence in statebuilding endeavours. The work begins by exploring the evolution of security sectors in mature liberal democratic states, before examining the...
Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge
European Foreign Policy in the Western Balkans
This book critically examines the process of statebuilding by the EU, focusing on its attempts to build Member States in the Western Balkan region. This book analyses the European Union's policies towards, and the impact they have, upon the states of the Western Balkans, and assesses how these...
Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge
A Framework for Evidence-Based Programming
This book presents a new framework of analysis to assess natural and man-made disasters and humanitarian crises, and the feasibility of interventions in these complex emergencies. The past half-century has witnessed a dramatic increase in such crises - such as in Haiti, Iraq and Sudan - and this...
Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge
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
Security and Hybridity after Armed Conflict: The Dynamics of Security Provision in Post-Civil War States
To Be Published April 28th 2015
The Politics of International Intervention: The Tyranny of Peace
To Be Published May 31st 2015
Intervention and Statemaking: How Exception Became the Norm
To Be Published June 30th 2015
Rethinking Democracy Promotion in International Relations: The Rise of the Social
To Be Published August 31st 2015
The Practice of International Humanitarian Intervention: Logics of peacekeeping in the DR Congo
To Be Published October 30th 2015