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New and Published Books

  1. Migration and Security in the Global Age

    Diaspora Communities and Conflict

    By Feargal Cochrane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book is an interdisciplinary examination of several interconnecting aspects of migrant communities in the context of contemporary conflict and security. The book illustrates that within this globalised world, migrants have become key actors, living in the spaces between states, as well as...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor

    By Daisaku Higashi

    Series: Global Institutions

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Border Control for a Globalizing World

    A Preferred Future

    Edited by Leanne Weber

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides a new point of departure for thinking critically and creatively about international borders and the perceived need to defend them, adopting an innovative ‘preferred future’ methodology. The authors critically examine a range of ‘border domains’ including law, citizenship,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Self-Determination after Kosovo

    Edited by Annemarie Peen Rodt, Stefan Wolff

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    Kosovo embodies a key moment in the international practice of dealing with secessionist self-determination conflicts. For the first time, outside of the colonial context, and excepting Bangladesh in 1971, an entity's declaration of independence has been widely, albeit not universally, recognised....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Military and Democracy in Nepal

    By Indra Adhikari

    This book examines the role of the military in the institutionalizing of democracy in Nepal and the development of military culture in the country. It discusses the various factors that have played a crucial role in shaping Nepal’s polity — history, the role and significance of monarchy, and...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge India

  6. 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Researching Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies

    Interaction, Synthesis and Opposition

    Edited by Ioannis Tellidis, Harmonie Toros

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book examines potential synergies between the fields of Terrorism Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies. The volume presents theoretically- and empirically-informed contributions, which shed light on whether the two fields can inform each other on issues of mutual interest and importance....

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemaking

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij, Cindy Burleson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Sport and peacemaking have evolved. It is no longer the case that the Olympic Games and war games exist in isolation from each other. Increasingly, policymakers, peacekeepers, athletes, development workers, presidents of nations and others combine forces in an "integrated" approach towards peace....

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Conflict Management in International Missions

    A field guide

    By Olav Ofstad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This book serves primarily as a field guide and curriculum for organisations training personnel for conflict management missions abroad. Currently, a gap exists between practitioners and academia in the field of conflict management and peacebuilding. Few practitioners have studied conflict...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge