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Forthcoming Contemporary Conflict Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 Korofan, 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 – trace...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Cultures and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Jeffrey S. Lantis

    This book shows how one of the most powerful tools of security studies—strategic culture—illuminates the origins and implications of the Asia-Pacific region’s difficult issues, from the rise of China and the American pivot, to the shifting calculations of many other actors. Strategic culture...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion and War

    Winning domestic support for the Afghan War

    Edited by George Dimitriu, Beatrice de Graaf, Jens Ringsmose

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan, combining new insights on the effects of strategic narratives with an exhaustive series of case studies. In contemporary wars, with public opinion impacting heavily on outcomes,...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Geographies of Peace and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Audrey Kobayashi

    This collection addresses the impact of armed conflict and explores pathways to peace across the world. Topics range from geopolitics to the effects of armed conflict on the environment, resources, health, children, and transnational migration. Others explore the social processes involved in...

    To Be Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. China's Assertive Nuclear Posture

    State Security in an Anarchic International Order

    By Baohui Zhang

    Series: China Policy Series

    China’s nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China’s nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium nuclear power posture; the pursuit of space warfare...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Civil-Military Relations in Post-Conflict Societies

    Transforming the Role of the Military in Central America

    By Orlando J. Pérez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions. These four countries represent different approaches to reforms of civil-military relations, and embody varying degrees of success in both...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Sustaining and strengthening local livelihoods is one of the most fundamental challenges faced by post-conflict countries. By degrading the natural resources that are essential to livelihoods and by significantly hindering access to those resources, conflict can wreak havoc on the ability of...

    To Be Published February 28th 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

    Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law considers the various issues emanating from present-day breaches of norms of international humanitarian law (IHL) and at how impunity for such breaches can be tackled. This book is particularly concerned with the interplay...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 February 28th 2015 by Routledge