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New and Published Books

  1. Politics and Violence in Eastern Africa

    The Struggles of Emerging States

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Øystein H. Rolandsen

    Over the fifty years between 1940 and 1990, the countries of eastern Africa were embroiled in a range of debilitating and destructive conflicts, starting with the wars of independence, but then incorporating rebellion, secession and local insurrection as the Cold War replaced colonialism. The...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Territorial Separatism in Global Politics

    Causes, Outcomes and Resolution

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury, Costas Laoutides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This volume examines the various aspects of territorial separatism, focusing on how and why separatist movements arise. Featuring essays by leading scholars from different disciplinary perspectives, the book aims to situate the question of separatism within the broader socio-political context of...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Lone-Actor Terrorists

    A behavioural analysis

    By Paul Gill

    Series: Political Violence

    This book provides the first empirical analysis of lone-actor terrorist behaviour. Based upon a unique dataset of 111 lone actors that catalogues the life span of the individual’s development, the book contains important insights into what an analysis of their behaviours might imply for practical...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Political Rebellion

    Causes, outcomes and alternatives

    By Ted Robert Gurr

    This volume comprises key essays by Ted Robert Gurr on the causes and consequences of organized political protest and rebellion, its outcomes and strategies for conflict management. From the Castro-inspired revolutionary movements of Latin America in the 1960s to Yugoslavia’s dissolution in...

    Published January 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Conflict in the Nuba Mountains

    From Genocide-by-Attrition to the Contemporary Crisis in Sudan

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Amanda Grzyb

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the embattled Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, where the Government of Sudan committed "genocide by attrition" in the early 1990s and where violent conflict reignited again in 2011. A range of contributors – scholars, journalists, and activists –...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013

    Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action

    By Peter Albrecht, Paul Jackson

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Between 1991 and 2002, Sierra Leone was wracked by a devastating civil war and the complete collapse of state institutions. Since then, however, the UK’s contribution to post-war reconstruction has been widely held up as an example of successful stabilisation and state-building – particularly of...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. International Mediation Bias and Peacemaking

    Taking Sides in Civil Wars

    By Isak Svensson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the effect of biased and neutral mediators in civil wars. Based on analysis of both global data and case studies of contemporary peace processes, including India and Norway in Sri Lanka, China in Cambodia, US in Israel/Palestine, and Russia in Georgia, the book makes two main...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Violence and Cities

    Edited by Liam O'Dowd, Martina McKnight

    In exploring the connections between religion, violence and cities, the book probes the extent to which religion moderates or exacerbates violence in an increasingly urbanised world. Originating in a five year research project , Conflict in Cities and the Contested State, concerned with Belfast,...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge