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  1. Understanding Security Practices in South Asia

    Securitization Theory and the Role of Non-State Actors

    By Monika Barthwal-Datta

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book explores the ways in which non-state actors (NSAs) in South Asia are involved in securitizing non-traditional security challenges in the region at the sub-state level. South Asia is the epicentre of some of the most significant international security challenges today. Yet, the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Pakistan's Stability Paradox

    Domestic, Regional and International Dimensions

    Edited by Ashutosh Misra, Michael E. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan, with the second largest Muslim population in the world, is a crucial country in the international system. It is an ally of the United States in the global ‘war on terror’ but is also regarded as a major bastion of some of the most active jihadist organisations. This book highlights and...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Georgia: Revolution and War

    Edited by Rick Fawn

    The post-Soviet country of Georgia has generated surprise upon surprise. Its Rose Revolution in 2003 marked the first time an existing leadership of a post-Soviet state was forced to surrender power peacefully. The new leadership of Western-educated Mikheil Saakashvili initiated wide-ranging...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Violence, Elections, and Party Politics

    Edited by Mary Beth Altier, Susanne Martin, Leonard B. Weinberg

    As the United States and the countries of Western Europe have sought to promote democratic rule in those parts of the world that have not enjoyed the blessings of liberty, they have failed to consider an important factor. Competitive elections, the sine qua non of democratic government, often gives...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Transformation of UN Conflict Management

    Producing images of genocide from Rwanda to Darfur and beyond

    By Touko Piiparinen

    Series: Routledge Research on International Organisations

    The world has vowed "Never again" in memory of the 800,000 Rwandans and other groups slaughtered by génocidaires. Yet, ever since the Holocaust, the international community has repeatedly betrayed its pledge, most notably in 1994 with regard to the Rwandan Tutsi, and again ten years later in Darfur...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. British Ways of Counter-insurgency

    A Historical Perspective

    Edited by Matthew Hughes

    This edited collection examines the British ‘way’ in counter-insurgency. It brings together and consolidates new scholarship on the counter-insurgency associated with the end of empire, foregrounding a dark and violent history of British imperial rule, one that stretched back to the nineteenth...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Digital Media and Reporting Conflict

    Blogging and the BBC’s Coverage of War and Terrorism

    By Daniel Bennett

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book explores the impact of new forms of online reporting on the BBC’s coverage of war and terrorism. Informed by the views of over 100 BBC staff at all levels of the corporation, Bennett captures journalists’ shifting attitudes towards blogs and internet sources used to cover wars and other...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge