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  1. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace

    Edited by Shinichi Takeuchi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This collection clarifies the background of land and property problems in conflict-affected settings, and explores appropriate policy measures for peace-building. While land and property problems exist in any society, they can be particularly exacerbated in conflict-affected settings –...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Beyond Air–Sea Battle

    The Debate Over US Military Strategy in Asia

    By Aaron L. Friedberg

    Series: Adelphi series

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of the debate over how the United States and its allies can counter China’s rapidly growing military power....

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. State Crime and Resistance

    Edited by Elizabeth Stanley, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Within criminology ‘the state’ is often ignored as an active participant, or represented as a neutral force. While state crime studies have proliferated, criminologists have not paid attention to the history and impact of resistance to state crime. This book recognises that crimes of the state...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Manus I. Midlarsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Economic Liberalization, Mobilizational Resources, and Ethnic Collective Action

    By Nikolaos Biziouras

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    At the point of independence in 1948, Sri Lanka was projected to be a success story in the developing world. However, in July 1983 a violent ethnic conflict which pitted the Sinhalese against the Tamils began, and did not come to an end until 2009. This conflict led to nearly 50,000 combatant...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Overcoming Pakistan’s Nuclear Dangers

    By Mark Fitzpatrick

    Series: Adelphi series

    Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal – the fastest growing in the world – raises concerns on many grounds. Although far from the scale of the Cold War, South Asia is experiencing a strategic arms race. And the more weapons there are, the more potential for theft, sabotage and nuclear terrorism. Worries that...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Food Security in Asia

    Challenges, Policies and Implications

    By Monika Barthwal-Datta

    Series: Adelphi series

    The spike in global food prices in 2007–08 not only led to riots on several continents; it also reawakened fears about the world’s future ability to feed itself, as growing populations place greater demands on agricultural systems operating in increasingly difficult environmental and climatic...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge