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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 102 new and published books in the subject of Contemporary Conflict — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and India

    Edited by Rajiv Nayan

    The relationship of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty with India has been an interesting subject in the field of security studies. The nuclearisation of India and its subsequent rise are further forcing the world to redefine its relationship with the treaty. However, the international...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Cluster Munitions and International Law

    Disarmament With a Human Face?

    By Alexander Breitegger

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    This book offers a comprehensive argument for why pre-existing international law on cluster munitions was inadequate to deal with the full scope of humanitarian consequences associated with their use. The book undertakes an interdisciplinary legal analysis of restraints and prohibitions on the use...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflict

    The Conflict in Pakistan

    By Niaz A Shah

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflict: The Conflict in Pakistan demonstrates how international law can be applied in Muslim states in a way that is compatible with Islamic law. Within this broader framework of compatible application, Niaz A. Shah argues that the Islamic law of qital (i.e. armed...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge