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Forthcoming Contemporary Conflict Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published November 7th 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 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2015 by Routledge