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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Energy Dependency, Politics and Corruption in the Former Soviet Union

    Russia's Power, Oligarchs' Profits and Ukraine's Missing Energy Policy, 1995-2006

    By Margarita M. Balmaceda

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Energy has become a major element to Russia's attempts, under Putin, to restore its influence over former Soviet territories and reaffirm itself as the dominant regional power. This book investigates how Russia has manipulated the energy of its neighbours on Russian energy supplies to achieve its...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Intervention, Ethnic Conflict and State-Building in Iraq

    A Paradigm for the Post-Colonial State

    By Michael Rear

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    External intervention by the U.N. and other actors in ethnic conflicts has interfered with the state-building process in post-colonial states. Rear examines the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and demonstrates how this intervention has contributed to the problems with democratization experienced in the...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Geopolitics and Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia

    By Ralf Emmers

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Geopolitics is a crucial element in understanding international relations in East Asia, with major and medium powers competing for influence. This book examines geopolitics in East Asia, focusing in particular on its major, contentious maritime territorial disputes. It looks in particular detail at...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Advancing Peace Research

    Leaving Traces, Selected Articles by J. David Singer

    By J. David Singer

    Edited by Jody B. Lear, Diane Macaulay, Meredith Reid Sarkees

    Professor J. David Singer has been arguably the most important influence on quantitative research into the causes and attributes of war. His pioneering work on the Correlates of War project at the University of Michigan and his numerous books and articles have inspired generations of researchers in...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

    Violence and Transformation in the Karachi Conflict

    By Nichola Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Synthesizing political, anthropological and psychological perspectives, this book addresses the everyday causes and appeal of long-term involvement in extreme political violence in urban Pakistan. Taking Pakistan’s ethno nationalist Mohajir party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as a case study,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Geographies of Peace and Armed Conflict

    Edited by Audrey Kobayashi

    This collection addresses the impact of armed conflict and explores pathways to peace across the world. Topics range from geopolitics to the effects of armed conflict on the environment, resources, health, children, and transnational migration. Others explore the social processes involved in...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge