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Forthcoming Contemporary Conflict Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. International Law and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Policy

    Edited by Matthew Saul, James A. Sweeney

    Series: Post-Conflict Law and Justice

    The trend for international engagement in post-conflict reconstruction has produced a host of best-practice postulates on topics such as local involvement in decision-making, accountability for past atrocities, sensitivity to context, and the construction of democratic institutions of governance....

    To Be Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Radicalization

    Edited by Peter R. Neumann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    ‘Radicalization’ has become one of the great buzzwords of our time. A Google search for the concept produces more than 1,500,000 hits—less than ‘terrorism’ but equal to ‘political violence’ and ‘extremism’. This may seem surprising, given that the term entered the academic vocabulary just ten years...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Building Security in Post-Conflict States

    The Domestic Consequences of Security Sector Reform

    Edited by Ursula Schroeder, Fairlie Chappuis

    Support for security and justice institutions has become a crucial instrument of international engagement in fragile and conflict-affected states. In attempts to shore up security as a precondition for sustainable peace, international actors have become deeply engaged in reforming the security...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Regional Maintenance of Peace and Security under International Law

    The Distorted Mirrors

    By Dace Winther

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book explores the scope and limits of what is appropriate for regional action in the maintenance of peace and security. It offers a comparative study of legal regulation of the use of force in the maintenance of peace and security of different security regions in the context of the UN system...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security

    Edited by Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffmann

    Is global climate change likely to become a significant source of violent conflict, and should it therefore be seen as a national security challenge? Most Northern governments, militaries, think tanks and NGOs believe so, as do many academic researchers, on the grounds that increased temperatures,...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law

    Essays in Honour of Tim McCormack

    Edited by Jadranka Petrovic

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    International criminal adjudication, together with the prosecution and appropriate punishment of offenders at a national level, remains the most effective means of enforcing International Humanitarian Law. This book considers the various issues emanating from present-day breaches of norms of...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Bodies, Power and Resistance in the Middle East

    Experiences of Subjectification in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    By Caitlin Ryan

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    The book examines how exercises of power and processes of security exercised in the Occupied Palestinian Territories have formed Palestinian women as subjects. To understand how women experience occupation, this book examines the various ways in which the occupation is directed at making...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge