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New and Published Books

  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Journalism and Eyewitness Images

    Digital Media, Participation, and Conflict

    By Mette Mortensen

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    Building on the vast research conducted on war and media since the 1970s, scholars are now studying the digital transformation of the production of news. Little scholarly attention has been paid, however, to non-professional, eyewitness visuals, even though this genre holds a still greater bearing...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Alternative and bottom-up peace indicators

    Edited by Roger Mac Ginty

    There is widespread dissatisfaction with the current suite of evaluation and monitoring tools available to peacebuilders and those responding to conflict. Yet, despite this dissatisfaction, there are few concrete moves to investigate alternative methods of gauging the success or failure of peace...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Combating Terrorism in Northern Ireland

    Edited by James Dingley

    Series: Political Violence

    This edited book analyses the lessons which can be drawn from Northern Ireland’s experiences of combating terrorism. The essays in this volume unite analysis and practice in exploring both the conflict in Northern Ireland and the internationally applicable counter-terrorism lessons which can be...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. EU Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management

    Roles, Institutions, and Policies

    Edited by Eva Gross, Ana E. Juncos

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Conflict prevention and crisis management has become a key activity for the EU since the creation of the Common Security and Defence Policy in 1999. The rapid growth of this policy area, as well as the number of missions deployed beyond the EU’s border raise important questions about the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Threats of Force

    International Law and Strategy

    By Francis Grimal

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Conflict, Peace, Security and Development

    Theories and Methodologies

    Edited by Helen Hintjens, Dubravka Zarkov

    Whilst classical approaches linked development with peace, security has become central to understandings of both war and peacetime. This book uniquely reflects on how to deal with the convergence of war and peace in the context of global economic and geo-political development. It addresses...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Torture, Black Sites, Drones

    By Joseph Pugliese

    State Violence and the Execution of Law examines how law plays a fundamental role in enabling state violence and, specifically, specifically, torture, secret imprisonment, and killing-at-a-distance. Analysing the complex ways in which the U.S. government deploys law in order to consolidate and...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Arab Spring Challenges for Democracy and Security in the Mediterranean

    Edited by Patricia Bauer

    This volume presents essential aspects of Mediterranean politics to be reconsidered in the light of the Arab upheavals since 2010. Taking as its focal point the question of how far European-Mediterranean relations are challenged by the various developments, this book explores the relationship...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge