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  1. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era

    By Elizabeth Chadwick

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    This book discusses the increasing tendency in certain government quarters to incorporate struggles by peoples for their self-determination into the wider anti-terrorist agenda of the post-9/11 era. This tendency distorts the laws of armed conflict and of peace alike. As inter-state anti-terrorist...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Jon Unruh, Rhodri Williams

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Claims to land and territory are often a cause of conflict, and land issues present some of the most contentious problems for post-conflict peacebuilding. Among the land-related problems that emerge during and after conflict are the exploitation of land-based resources in the absence of authority,...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Al Qaeda

    Edited by Paul Cruickshank

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    This new Routledge Major Work collection of the best scholarly research and serious writing on Al Qaeda will be welcomed by researchers, students, and counter-terrorism specialists as the go-to resource. The gathered materials are mainly drawn from scholarly journals of the first rank and chapters...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Perception and Reality in the Modern Yugoslav Conflict

    Myth, Falsehood and Deceit 1991-1995

    By Brendan O'Shea

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    In this book, the author has tried bridge the gap between the common perception of the Yugoslav conflict as portrayed in the media and the actual grim reality with which he was dealing as an EU monitor on the ground. Drawing on original material from both UN and ECMM sources, he has identified the...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge