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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 96 new and published books in the subject of Contemporary Conflict — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Territorial Disputes and Conflict Management

    The art of avoiding war

    By Rongxing Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book examines the problems of boundary demarcation and its impact on territorial disputes, and offers techniques to manage and resolve the resulting conflicts. Historically, most civil conflicts and internal wars have been directly related to boundary or territorial disputes. Cross-border...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Construction of Chinese Nationalism in the Early 21st Century

    Domestic Sources and International Implications

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    Chinese nationalism is powered by a narrative of China's century of shame and humiliation in the hands of imperialist powers and calls for the Chinese government to redeem the past humiliations and take back all "lost territories." The continuing surge of Chinese nationalism in the early 21st...

    Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia

    A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Idil Tunçer-Kılavuz

    When the five Central Asian republics gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, expectations of violent conflict were widespread. Indeed, the country of Tajikistan suffered a five-year civil war from 1992 to 1997. The factors that the literature on civil wars in general and on the...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. India's Doctrine Puzzle

    Limiting War in South Asia

    By Ali Ahmed

    The balance of power in South Asia is tenuous. Neighbouring states with nuclear arsenal pose a serious threat in times of conflict and the danger of escalation into a nuclear holocaust in South are ever-present. This book locates the change in India’s war doctrine at the turn of the century,...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge India

  8. Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies

    Investigating the Crossroad

    Edited by Harmonie Toros, Ioannis Tellidis

    This book opens up the discussion of the interrelation between terrorism studies, and peace and conflict studies. Even though it is often accepted that terrorism is a form of political violence, it is also quite frequent that research on the topic is dismissed when it is approached with conflict...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A Micro-Sociology of Violence

    Deciphering patterns and dynamics of collective violence

    Edited by Jutta Bakonyi, Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

    This book aims at a deeper understanding of social processes, dynamics and institutions shaping collective violence. It argues that violence is a social practice that adheres to social logics and, in its collective form, appears as recurrent patterns. In search of characteristics, mechanisms and...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Segment States in the Developing World

    Conflict's Cause or Cure?

    Edited by Matthew Hoddie, Caroline A. Hartzell

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    This book considers the relationship between territorial autonomy arrangements and ethnic conflict. As a means of ethnic conflict management, autonomy arrangements enjoy wide support among policymakers and academics. Countries ranging from the Sudan, the Philippines, and Britain have in recent...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge