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Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

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  1. Rethinking Peacebuilding

    The Quest for Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans

    Edited by Karin Aggestam, Annika Björkdahl

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book presents new theoretical and conceptual perspectives on the problematique of building just and durable peace. Linking peace and justice has sparked lively debates about the dilemmas and trade-offs in several contemporary peace processes. Despite the fact that justice and peace are...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights Education and Peacebuilding

    A comparative study

    By Tracey Holland, J. Paul Martin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book assesses the role of human rights education (HRE) in the peacebuilding field. Today, most governments, international organisations and non-governmental organisations recognise the importance of human rights in peace- and democracy-building activities in post-conflict regions. However,...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Violent Conflict and Peacebuilding

    The Continuing Crisis in Darfur

    By Johan Brosché, Daniel Rothbart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the continuing devastation in the Darfur region of Sudan, from the perspective of a multiplicity of conflicts of distinct types. The crisis reached its peak in 2003–2004, when certain Arab militias joined forces with the Sudan armed forces in a campaign against insurgent...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Small Arms, Crime and Conflict

    Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence

    Edited by Owen Greene, Nic Marsh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book focuses on the use of small arms in violence and attempts by the state to govern the use and acquisition of these weapons. It is likely that hundreds of thousands of people are killed every year as a result of armed violence – in contexts ranging from war zones to domestic violence. This...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reconciliation after Terrorism

    Strategy, possibility or absurdity?

    Edited by Judith Renner, Alexander Spencer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    Reconciliation after Terrorism brings together scholars from the hitherto disparate fields of terrorism and reconciliation studies, in order to examine whether reconciliation is a possible strategy for dealing with and ending a terrorist conflict. Although terrorist activities often play a role in...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Liberal Peacebuilding and Global Governance

    Beyond the Metropolis

    By David Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the limits to cosmopolitan liberal peacebuilding caused by its preoccupation with the values and assumptions of neoliberal global governance. The peace people experience is determined by the processes privileged in peacebuilding. This book is about four things that shape the...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Conflict Resolution and Human Needs

    Linking Theory and Practice

    Edited by Kevin Avruch, Christopher Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This edited volume examines Basic Human Needs theory and interactive problem solving, looking at recent developments in thinking about both and how these might affect peacebuilding in contemporary conflicts of the twenty-first century. The era in the immediate aftermath of World War II was,...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. History Education and Post-Conflict Reconciliation

    Reconsidering Joint Textbook Projects

    Edited by Karina V. Korostelina, Simone Lässig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the role of history education in conflict and post-conflict societies, describing common history textbook projects in Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus, the Far East and the Middle East. Ever since the emergence of the modern school system and the implementation of compulsory...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Peace Negotiations and Time

    Deadline Diplomacy in Territorial Disputes

    By Marco Pinfari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book discusses the role of time in peace negotiations and peace processes in the post-Cold War period, making reference to real-world negotiations and using comparative data. Deadlines are increasingly used by mediators to spur deadlocked negotiation processes, under the assumption that fixed...

    Published September 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Peacebuilding and NGOs

    State-Civil Society Interactions

    By Ryerson Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    Analysing the relationship between civil society and the state, this book lays bare the assumptions informing peacebuilding practices and demonstrates through empirical research how such practices have led to new dynamics of conflict. The drive to establish a sustainable liberal peace largely...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge