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  1. The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

    By Hidetoshi Hashimoto

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

    By H. J. van Mook

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions,...

    Published April 15th 2015 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...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contentious Elections

    From Ballots to Barricades

    Edited by Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, Ferran Martínez i Coma

    From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe the world has witnessed a rising tide of contentious elections ending in heated partisan debates, court challenges, street protests, and legitimacy challenges. In some cases, disputes have been settled peacefully through legal appeals and electoral reforms. In the worst...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Putting security governance to the test

    Edited by Hans-Georg Ehrhart, Hendrik Hegemann, Martin Kahl

    Recent debates in security policy have highlighted trends towards fragmentation, informalisation and privatisation in the diverse field of security policy, with its increasingly transnational security risks. In this context, the concept of security governance has risen to prominence and has...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Terrorism Online

    Politics, Law and Technology

    By Lee Jarvis, Stuart MacDonald, Thomas M. Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book investigates the intersection of terrorism, digital technologies and cyberspace. The evolving field of cyber-terrorism research is dominated by single-perspective, technological, political, or sociological texts. In contrast, Terrorism Online uses a multi-disciplinary framework to...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethnic Subnationalist Insurgencies in South Asia

    Identities, Interests and Challenges to State Authority

    By Jugdep S. Chima

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book provides a micro-historical analysis of the emergence and contemporary dynamics of recent ethnic sub-nationalist insurgencies in South Asia. Using comparative case studies, it discusses the causes of each insurgency, analyses the trajectory and dynamics of each including attempts at...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine

    Relief from Conflict or Development Delayed?

    By Sahar Taghdisi-Rad

    Despite for many years receiving the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book argues that the dominant, mainstream...

    Published March 4th 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...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge