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Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

Series Editor: Tom Woodhouse, Oliver Ramsbotham

The field of peace and conflict research has grown enormously as an academic pursuit in recent years, gaining credibility and relevance amongst policy makers and in the international humanitarian and NGO sector. The Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution series aims to provide an outlet for some of the most significant new work emerging from this academic community, and to establish itself as a leading platform for innovative work at the point where peace and conflict research impacts on International Relations theory and processes.

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1-10 of 32 results in Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution
  1. Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation

    Multi-level Challenges in Deeply Divided Societies

    By Sarah Maddison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines approaches to reconciliation and peacebuilding in settler colonial, post-conflict, and divided societies. In contrast to current literature, this book provides a broader assessment of reconciliation and conflict transformation by applying a distinctive ‘multi-level’ approach. The...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Peace and Security

    Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Edited by Louise Olsson, Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This volume explores the implementation of key gender policies in international peace and security, following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in October 2000, the first thematic resolution on Women, Peace and Security. How should we understand women’s participation in peace...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Migration and Security in the Global Age

    Diaspora Communities and Conflict

    By Feargal Cochrane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book is an interdisciplinary examination of several interconnecting aspects of migrant communities in the context of contemporary conflict and security. The book illustrates that within this globalised world, migrants have become key actors, living in the spaces between states, as well as...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Truth Recovery and Justice after Conflict

    Managing Violent Pasts

    By Marie Breen Smyth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book considers the problem of managing the unfinished business of a violent past in societies moving out of political violence. Truth Commissions are increasingly used to unearth the acts committed by the various protagonists and to acknowledge the suffering of their victims. This book...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Economic Assistance and Conflict Transformation

    Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

    By Sean Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the role of economic aid in the management and resolution of protracted ethnic conflicts, focusing on the case study of Northern Ireland. The book describes the results of a study of the role of economic aid within Northern Ireland, through the viewpoints of citizens collected...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. UN Peace Operations and International Policing

    Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn

    By Charles T. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation

    Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle

    Edited by Véronique Dudouet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book investigates the decision-making process, rationale and determining factors which underlie the strategic shifts of armed movements from violent to nonviolent resistance. The revival of global interest in the phenomenon of nonviolent struggle since the 2011 Arab Spring offers a welcome...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge