New and Published Books
1-10 of 23 results in Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution
Linking theory and practice
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
Reconsidering Joint Textbook Projects
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
Deadline Diplomacy in Territorial Disputes
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
State-Civil Society Interactions
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
The Quest for Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans
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 July 11th 2012 by Routledge
The Continuing Crisis in Darfur
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 June 27th 2012 by Routledge
Debating Peace in Northern Ireland
This book offers new insights into the close relationship between political discourses and conflict resolution through critical analysis of the role of discursive change in a peace process. Just as a peace process has many dimensions and stakeholders, so the discourses considered here come from a...
Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge
Alternative Pathways to Peace
This book explores how creative ways of resolving social conflicts emerge, evolve, and subsequently come to be accepted or rejected in inter-group relations. Creativity and Conflict Resolution explores a subject with which political communities involved in social conflict have always grappled:...
Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge
Participatory Peacebuilding after Asymmetric Conflicts
This book explores the conditions under which non-state armed groups (NSAGs) participate in post-war security and political governance. The text offers a comprehensive approach to post-war security transition processes based on five years of participatory research with local experts and...
Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge
Consociation, Identity and the Price of Peace
This book offers an intellectual history of an emerging technology of peace and explains how the liberal state has come to endorse illiberal subjects and practices. The idea that conflicts are problems that have causes and therefore solutions rather than winners and losers has gained momentum since...
Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge
Arab Approaches to Conflict Resolution: Mediation, Negotiation and Settlement of Political Disputes
To Be Published December 30th 2013
Human Rights Education and Peacebuilding: A Comparative Study
To Be Published December 30th 2013
Gender, Nationalism and Conflict Transformation: New Themes and Old Problems in Northern Ireland
To Be Published March 30th 2014