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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. State Violence and the Execution of Law

    Biopolitcal Caesurae of Torture, Black Sites, Drones

    By Joseph Pugliese

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    State Violence and the Execution of Law stages a provocative analysis of how the biopolitical divide between human and animal has played a fundamental role in enabling state violence, including torture, secret imprisonment and killing-at-a-distance via drones. Analyzing the complex ways in which...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources In Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by David Jensen, Stephen Lonergan

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    When a country emerges from violent conflict, the management of the environment and natural resources has important implications for short-term peacebuilding and long-term stability, particularly if natural resources were a factor in the conflict, play a major role in the national economy, or...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Conflict, Diplomacy and Society in Israeli-Lebanese Relations

    Edited by Efraim Karsh, Michael Kerr, Rory Miller

    This book is a wide-ranging and innovative study of Israeli-Lebanese relations from the birth of the Jewish state in 1948 to the Israel-Lebanon War of 2006. Israel’s relationship with its Arab neighbours is a subject of perennial interest in the Middle East. The relationship between Israel and...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Democratic Citizenship and War

    Edited by Yoav Peled, Noah Lewin-Epstein, Guy Mundlak, Jean Cohen

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume explores the theoretical and practical implications of war and terror situations for citizenship in democratic states. Citizenship is a key concept in Western political thought for defining the individual’s relations with society. The specific nature of these rights, duties and...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. War Beyond the Battlefield

    Edited by David Grondin

    In an effort to make sense of war beyond the battlefield in studying the wars that were captured under the rubric of the "War on Terror", this special issue book seeks to explore the complex spatial relationships between war and the spaces that one is not used to thinking of as the battlefield...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge